Ever feel like you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and get a little more nature in your life? With these magical treehouse rentals, all within a five-hour drive of New York, you can get right in the thick of it. Literally.
New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Blvd 718-817-8700 Tuesday-Sunday 10am–6pm (and select holiday Mondays). The garden’s 50 acres of old-growth forests and the cactus-filled desert greenhouse are basically as far as you can get from the noisy streets of NYC without leaving the five boroughs.