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SEPTA riders at the Norristown Transportation Center wait in frigid temperatures for a Regional Rail train. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia’s Public Transit System Ranked Fifth In The Country

From the El to Regional Rail and SEPTA’s more than 100 bus stations, public transit in Philadelphia is nothing to scoff at.

01/30/2014

Jay Lloyd's Clay Pot Chicken (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Slopeside Cooking

Pick the chef from among your group and get ready for one of the most satisfying nights of this frosty winter.

01/30/2014

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Getaway Guide: Shawnee Mountain

At Shawnee, there are just enough challenges to keep young, energetic sliders interested and laidback parents feeling relaxed.

01/23/2014

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Getaway Guide: Night Skiing

The guy who wrote, “The night was made for lovers,” apparently wasn’t a skier or snowboarder.

01/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: Elk Mountain

The air at the top of Elk is as crisp as the snow on long trails and steep slopes. Here’s what you’ll find.

01/09/2014

(The ski lift at Bear Creek is just a short stroll from the nearby hotel.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avoiding Driving Hassles on Ski Vacations

If there’s a big winter getaway in your future but big-time snow is in the forecast, here’s a way to do it with no problems.

01/09/2014

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Getaway Guide: Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is like a candy store – a tantalizing smorgasbord of snow capped treats.

01/03/2014

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Top Places To Go Sledding In Philadelphia

Come winter time, you can almost guarantee two things in Philadelphia: snow and those looking to sled on the white stuff. Here is a list of cool places to take your sled and have a good time!

CBS Philly–01/02/2014

(An ice slide, constructed from 100 tons of sculpted ice, is a feature of the Crystal Cabin Fever event each year in Lakeville, Pa.   Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fun Winter Activities For Non-Skiers

If you like the idea of snow-filled getaways in scenic mountain settings but aren’t in the mood for skiing, how about some unique alternatives?

01/02/2014

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Top Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Philadelphia

From your local park to the Poconos, the Philadelphia area offers endless options for snowy sport and leisure.

01/01/2014

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Getaway Guide: Spring Mountain

If your wintertime fun includes cruising down a snow covered trail on skis and snowboards, chances are pretty good that you made your first turns on the slopes of Spring Mountain.

12/26/2013

(A charter sailboat in the Caribbean.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Designing Your Own Cruise

How about a carefree cruise where you and a couple of your best friends pick your own itinerary, choose your own port stops, and stay or go as the mood strikes you?

12/26/2013

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Getaway Guide: Bear Creek Mountain

Let’s take a tour of Bear Creek Mountain in nearby Berks County.

12/19/2013

(File photo:  Cambelback webcams on a December morning.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski Resort Live Webcams

It’s the age of the Mountain Cam!

12/19/2013

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PHL Ranks Among Best American Airports For Beer

Beer-loving travelers are in good hands at Philadelphia International Airport.

12/18/2013

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