Want to get away for a few days? Check out our recommended short break destinations below.
Hit the Strip and try your luck, or just take in the atmosphere of this amazing destination. If shopping’s your thing, Abercrombie & Fitch, Macy's and Bloomingdales can be found at Fashion Show Mall and bigger bargains are waiting at the outlet malls. For a break, the spectacular Hoover Dam is within easy reach along with the natural beauty of Red Rock Canyon and the Valley of Fire. For a breathtaking experience, why not take a helicopter ride to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon?
Dubai is the ideal short break destination with a range of activities, whatever your tastes. Once you've soaked up enough sun chilling on the beach, head for the Dubai Mall to do some shopping and spend some time in the shade. With over 1,200 shops, there's plenty to keep you busy. When it’s time to eat, Dubai offers a wide range of cuisines. For beautiful views as well as food, head to the award winning 101 Dining Lounge and Bar, where you can enjoy a varied menu and panoramic views of the Dubai skyline.
There's nowhere quite like the Big Apple, and it's easy to visit for a short break or long weekend. New York is a true 24/7 city packed full of must-see sites like the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State building, Central Park and Times Square. And if it’s food you’re after, this city is a foodie haven full of local staples like doughnuts, pizza and cheesecake, as well as tons of award-winning restaurants and cocktail bars. It’s a fantastic place to visit all year round, but it’s particularly magical around December when the enormous tree is lit up at the Rockefeller Centre.
Go for a stroll, hike or cycle through New England's colourful woodland or take a walk along the Freedom Trail - a brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historical sites, including churches, museums, burial grounds and lots more. If you're in Boston between April and September, you can catch a Red Sox baseball match at Fenway Park, one of the nation's most famous sporting arenas.