5 long-weekend getaways you should definitely take in the fall

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Run down at work and desperately need a vacation but can't afford to take off a week or so at a time? Not to worry -- weekend getaways are the natural alternative to a long vacay. They're just as relaxing, fun-filled and exciting as a week-long vacation, but in a shorter amount of time.

So with that in mind, you may be thinking to yourself -- what are some serene, beautiful places to take a weekend getaway that you'll enjoy to the fullest extent of the word? Today, we're narrowing down 5 that we absolutely think will help you declutter your mind and open your eyes to a world of relaxation and happiness. Check them our below and get planning!

1) Nantucket

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2) Seattle


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3) South Beach


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4) Paris

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5) Oaxaca

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5 long-weekend getaways you should definitely take in the fall

The Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts

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New York City

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Dominican Republic

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Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina

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Dublin, Ireland

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Arizona

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Nova Scotia, Canada

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San Francisco, California

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Barcelona, Spain

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Venice, Italy

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Mammouth Cave National Park, Kentucky

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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