Looking for a second home (or just to get away)? Head North.
Many of my clients and friends have been looking upstate New York rather than to the beaches for a second home and as a weekend destination. Traffic is lighter, the crowds a bit more mellow and prices more reasonable.
Check out Curbed's "A guide to the small towns of Hudson Valley and the Catskills" for a download on five of the best little towns north of NYC
Visit if: You spend almost every Saturday at the Met
Visit if: You’re a regular at estate sales and the Brooklyn Flea
Visit if: Your hiking boots get more use than your sneakers
Visit if: You’re over Hudson’s hipster vibes
Visit if: You’ve binged every episode of Restoration Home