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(Kayak fishing off Cape May Point.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, NJ

Cape May Point presents a placid side of the otherwise bustling Jersey shore.

05/30/2013

(Michael Neal, left, and Joe Cohen with their "Gozen" frozen yogurt truck.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Top Roving Treats For Summer

While we’ve got Mister Softee trucks galore in Philadelphia, here are some local roving faves to add to your roster this (seemingly-endless) summer.

05/23/2013

(L to R: USCG veterans Jay Lloyd, Jack Hennessey, and Dick Doherty.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Boating Safety Voices of Experience

As boaters and guests start a new season on the water, US Coast Guard veterans provide some hard-won safety tips.

05/23/2013

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Top Spots For Water Ice

Forget that mass-produced stuff. Philadelphia has so many other options when it comes to refreshing, homemade water ice.

05/15/2013

(Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the title character in "The Great Gatsby.")

Bill Wine’s Summer Movie Previews

What do moviegoers have to look forward to (or, perhaps, in some cases, dread) through the rest of May and into June, July, and August?

05/07/2013

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Top Philadelphia Ice Cream Shops

Though the Chinese probably invented America’s most popular dessert, a number of Philadelphia vendors have perfected it.

04/04/2013

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach in Delaware has been prized as a refreshing family getaway since it first hosted visitors at religious camp meetings during the summer months.

09/15/2012

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Top Philadelphia Petting Zoos & Farms

America’s First Zoo is still the place to go when you want variety, but what about when you’re looking to get up-close-and-personal with the animals? That’s when it’s time to head to the petting zoo!

08/17/2012

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Top 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Philadelphia

There is a frenzy of fun and fantastic things to do in Philadelphia in the summertime before school gets back in session. Here are the best of the best.

08/17/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Perkiomen Trail

Here’s a local hiking-biking getaway that gives you an overnight option.

08/16/2012

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Top Lobster Rolls in Philadelphia

There are few restaurants here that even seek to try their hand at lobster rolls, but we’ve tasted a couple in the Delaware Valley that don’t disappoint -– and might even make Maine “Down Easters” do a double-take!

08/15/2012

(Ocean City, NJ beach on a less foggy day.  File photo by Steve Butler)

Getaway Guide to Ocean City, MD

There is plenty to do during the summer season in Ocean City, Maryland including concerts, beach bonfires and kids’ activities.

08/11/2012

(Jay's buddy Roger prepared lobsters at home on a Prince Edward Island getaway.   Credit: Denise Wiltshire)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Single Biggest Money-Saving Travel Trip

Want to cut the cost of your vacation or other getaway in half? It’s not hard when you know the trick.

08/02/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Shawnee

Located in the scenic and historic Pocono Mountains, Shawnee-on-Delaware is less than a two-hour drive from Center City Philadelphia, but once you’re there, it’s clearly a world apart.

07/28/2012