Sure, road trips have a certain kind of charm, but when you’re ready for a weekend away, you want a weekend of vacationing—not a weekend of traveling. This summer, not all road trips need roads. Consider jetting off to these getaway spots on a Wheels Up King Air 350i.


Nestled in northern California, Napa Valley is a perfect year-round destination. Warm-weather activities include hot-air balloon rides, golfing, hiking, horseback riding and, of course, winery tours. In addition to dozens of historic wineries, the area is saturated with high-end restaurants, galleries and museums. Best of all, it’s an easy commute. Instead of flying into San Francisco International Airport, over an hour south, Wheels Up allows you to fly directly into nearby Napa County Airport or Santa Rosa Airport. Avoid the “road tripping” aspect of the trip altogether by partaking in white-glove car services, and enjoy everything wine country has to offer without worry.


There’s nothing that says summer on the East Coast quite like Nantucket. The small island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a cozier destination than its neighbor Martha’s Vineyard; its remote nature (“Nantucket” in Algonquian literally means “faraway land or island”) allows it to feel exclusive and welcoming at the same time. And its charm is endless: The cobblestone Main Street is filled with restaurants, boutiques and historic buildings. Though it’s small, you’ll find countless places to explore on Nantucket before you have to jet back to the city (a quick and easy flight thanks to Wheels Up).


Planning a “road trip” via Wheels Up allows you to visit places that are a bit more remote, such as Bar Harbor, Maine. The small island is surrounded by Acadia National Park, a picturesque destination filled with mountains, lakes and dramatic coastlines. You can reach the remote island via boat or a 268-mile car ride from Boston, but why do that when you can fly a Wheels Up King Air 350i into a nearby village? With all that travel time saved (and sea sickness avoided) you’ll be able to hike, bike and spend more time in nature.


There’s nothing quite like this remote island off the Georgia coast—there’s a reason it was the site of a G-8 summit. Relax in luxury at the Cloisters, where you can enjoy the acclaimed spa, AAA Five Diamond Georgian Room restaurant and the island’s deep golf tradition. Tee off at one (or three) of the island’s championship golf courses, or enjoy the five miles of private beach, tennis and squash centers or the yacht club. Fly into the same airport as the world leaders did. Wheels Up can get you to a private airport only 10 minutes from the main resort.


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