Getaway: Tiny Cabins in the Woods

Relax, rest, and find balance. That is the goal of the Getaway, a new company who aims to reconnect city dwellers with nature in their tiny cabins. The idea for Getaway was born somewhere along the road for founder Jon Staff. After graduating from college, and before attending Harvard Business School, Jon lived and worked from a 26′ Airstream trailer for several years. He became fascinated with the tiny house movement, an idea that stuck with him though business school—eventually, it evolved into a business. In 2015, Staff paired up with his college buddy Pete Davis to create Getaway. After building the cabin prototype in Boston, the duo moved it to southern New Hampshire, in hopes that stressed out Boston-ians would take advantage of the tiny vacation home. Soon after, they expanded, building more cabins on the property, then launching. The idea of Getaway clearly resonated: the cabins were booked months in advance soon after launching. After much success and a second round of investor support, the pair turned their sights to Upstate New York. Escape Brooklyn experienced the Upstate New York Getaway location twice; once in winter, and once in summer. (By the way, in winter the cabins are heated; in summer, open windows and fans keep guests cool.) …

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