News flash: January is an excellent time to travel. You can save on off-season deals at many spots around the country, you’ll encounter fewer flocks of tourists vacationing for the winter holidays, and you’ll start your new year off on a memorable note. Still, zooming in on where exactly to go in these United States can be a bit dizzying. That’s why we did the research for you to present the ultimate itineraries for January 2024 group getaways.
The restorative Catskill mountain air can revive you and your besties whether you want a low-key getaway or something more action-packed. You can take a leisurely stroll down Main Street to do a little antiquing or paddle on the Delaware River with Kittatinny, a local tubing and kayaking outfitter and hike the Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival. Roughly 168 miles or three hours away from Philly, make Narrowsburg your home base where pizza-heads will delight in the food and views at The Laundrette, a former car wash and laundromat turned pie haven overlooking the Delaware River.
New Yorkers are spoiled rotten when it comes to good eats. Located only 90 miles from NYC in Sullivan County, Eldred is a culinary haven that attracts visitors from all over the country. Home to the Catskill Cuisine fest at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, where celebrity chefs like Scott Conant, Marcus Samuelson, Alton Brown, and Alex Guarnaschelli were in attendance this past year, this rural New York town packs a culinary punch.