For most new moms, the idea of leaving your little one for even a moment to go to the bathroom can seem positively unfathomable. But whether it takes you a few weeks, months or even years, at some point--and you’ll know it when you get there--it’s just time. If that time is here for you right now, we’ve got a few late-summer getaways that are perfect for that first escape, and since they’re all within city limits, you can get home in a jiffy if need be. But trust us, need won’t be.

Whether you’ve got a half day, full day or a blissful overnight in your future, here’s three NYC destinations to help you get out of the baby bubble.

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