Summer is a better time than ever to get away and take a well deserved break. Lucky for us here in North America we are blessed with gorgeous weather throughout the summer months. So why go far from home and spend a fortune when you can literally just drive hours from home, stay in budget, relax and get an ultimate summer tan.\nWith this in mind we are also very luck to have constant access to the fantastic offers of the internet and more specifically Groupon.\nBelow I have complied a list of some fantastic getaways that won't break the bank.\n1. Spend a night in a coach house cottage or Americana room in Watkins Glen in New York State\nYou can stay at the Arms At The Glen, a homey cottage, reminiscent of a turn-of-the-century inn, a few blocks from Watkins Glen State Park and less than a mile from Seneca Lake. If you enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, boating or fishing this is definitely the destination for you.\nOrignal Price: $77.50 per person\nSavings: 23%\nGroupon Price: $59.50 per person\nBuy Here\n2. Stay in a hip hotel with an outdoor pool in the Vermont Mountains\nJust 2 hours from Montreal, tucked away in the forests and hills of Vermont you can stay at the Hotel Field Guide. Even though located in the quaint town of Stowe, nestled in the quiet countryside of northern Vermont, the hotel boosts a unique and modern decor.\nOrignal Price: $89.50 per person\nSavings: $26.50\nGroupon Price: $63 per person\nBuy Here\n3. Stay at Hotel & Spa Mont Gabriel at Sainte Adèle\nIn one hour you could find yourself in this beautiful hotel just 10 minutes from quaint Saint-Saveur. A great vacation for those who love bike riding, golf or relaxing in a spa.\nOrignal Price: $54.50 per person\nSavings: $17.00\nGroupon Price: $37.50 per person\nBuy Here\n4. Stay in luxury tent in the Washington mountains\nGoing camping but with all the luxuries in the beautiful Mountains of Washington. A great escape for the adventurous ones, with climbing, white water rafting and mountain-biking trails on the menu.\nOrignal Price: $30 per person\nSavings: $12.50\nGroupon Price: $17.50 per person\nBuy Here\n5. Stay at Fort William Henry Hotel at Lake George in the state of New York\nEnjoy the vast 32-mile-long lake, which is a popular spot for sailing, swimming, and hiking in upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Great for those of you that love the great outdoors and a hotel full of guilt pleasures.\nOrignal Price: $54.50 per person\nSavings: $15\nGroupon Price: $39.50 per person\nBuy Here\n6. Stay in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City in the Financial District, Manhattan, New York City\nSet on the southern tip of Manhattan, this four-star DoubleTree hotel offers sweeping views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Ellis Island. Great for a busy and exciting city getaway.\nOrignal Price: $89.50 per person\nSavings: $32.00\nGroupon Price: $57.50 per person\nBuy Here\n7. Stay at Sunapee Lake Lodge\nLake Sunapee is one of New Hampshire’s most popular summer getaways. Vacationers flock to the sandy shores of Sunapee State Beach to swim, canoe, and fish.\nOrignal Price: $79.50 per person\nSavings: $39.00\nGroupon Price: $40.50 per person\nBuy Here\n8. Stay in a Old Montreal Castle with 8 friends\nThe gorgeous, four-star Old Montreal Castle has stood near the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Old Montreal since the early 20th century. It is all yours for you and 8 of your friends for an amazing price.\nOrignal Price: $199 per person\nSavings: 69%\nGroupon Price: $62 per person\nBuy Here\n9. Stay in Fish Creek Cabin Resort in Taberg in New York State\nAt Fish Creek Cabin Resort, it’s easy to connect with nature. Located on the Tug Hill plateau, the property features rustic log cabins surrounded by hiking trails that lead through groves of trees and past Fish Creek.\nOrignal Price: $100 per person for 2 nights\nSavings: 51%\nGroupon Price: $50 per person for 2 nights\nBuy Here\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.