A lot of people think that Hyderabad is a boring place to live in, that there is nothing to explore around here. But that is so untrue. If you don't mind traveling a bit further than the immediate places like Bidar, Ananthagiri Hills, etc. then you will end up having a lot of fun.
After all, you have both Maharashtra and Karnataka to explore along with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for a short weekend getaway. And after living for 3 years in Hyderabad for my job, I can certainly say that there is no shortage of places for a nice weekend getaway.
So, if you are looking to escape Hyderabad for the weekend, here are a few places to head out to.