For those who would prefer to avoid the crowds in the city and overflow into suburban locations, there are a few getaway destinations close enough for a weekend but far enough away to avoid spillover crowds.
All the adventure of the high seas compressed into a tiny raft racing down a mountain river. Pennsylvania’s whitewater rafting is a family thrillfest.
In addition to a scattered selection of water bowls and free dog treats throughout the park, pups can jump into the river adventure or paddle in the fountain pool.
Paddle a kayak out of a snug cove onto the waters of Lake Champlain and find an eye-filling panorama.
Ever wonder who trains the world’s most amazing chefs? For many the answer is the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY.
A recent getaway to northern Vermont landed Mary and I in Saratoga Springs, right off the New York Throughway for an overnighter. What’s there? Plenty!
Imagine a land so rugged and breathtakingly majestic that, even today, the waterways provide the clearest path through the dense forest.
Wildwood, New Jersey has made a list of the top 10 beach towns worldwide.
Forts have guarded the portals of American settlements since the earliest days of the nation’s colonial history. But they hold greater symbolism on Independence Day, when the glow of fireworks lights up the stars and stripes.
Independence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.
Getaways can be relaxing and recharging. Here’s an ideal spot for one.
Make plans to visit the Jersey Shore this summer and check out these top five must-see attractions in the area.
It’s time for a change-up, to pick another spot where we’ll find new faces and hopefully, new stories! Here are a few of my own “change-ups,” ventured into over the past year or two at the shore and the bay.
There’s a magnetic lure to the Caribbean: lazy days, perhaps sailing over coral waters under a blue sky. Or maybe zoning out at a beach bar. In summer, the prices plunge.
You can get a drink in any bar, but there are very few that will produce the kind of stories your kids will tell when asked about Mom and Dad. Join me in this second installment of storied watering holes.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.