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Getaway Guide: A Senior Day Trip To Philly

One of the joys of retirement is the ability to get up and go, even if it’s just a day trip.

09/04/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York’s South Street Seaport

Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York’s popular South Street Seaport is still recovering. But it’s really worth a getaway visit.

09/04/2014

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Top Fall Fun Runs In The Philly Area

If you’d rather dress up like a superhero than try to actually be one, these are the craziest, zaniest, most fun races to hit the Philly area this fall.

08/29/2014

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Getaway Guide: MORE Sunday Drives

Check out some additions to the list of Sunday drives in the Philadelphia region.

08/28/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

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Pop-up Park On The Delaware To Remain Open Through September

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation announced Wednesday that its summer-only floating park on the Delaware, Spruce Street Harbor Park, will continue to operate through September 28th.

08/27/2014

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Labor Day Events At The Jersey Shore

Celebrate the holiday at these fun end-of-summer events.

08/25/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: History And Luxury Meet On NYC’s Ludlow Street

As you enter Ludlow Street from Houston on the storied Lower East Side, you’ll spot a sign as familiar to New Yorkers as the Statue of Liberty. It’s Katz’s Delicatessen, the granddaddy of Jewish delis in America.

08/21/2014

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Getaway Guide: Sunday Drives

The “Sunday Drive” was always a weekend family staple. It was a country day-trip that took city folk out into nearby rural areas for fresh air and bucolic vistas.

08/15/2014

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Getaway Guide: Milford In The Poconos

How did a sleepy little Pocono Mountain town become Shangri-La on the Delaware? In the case of Milford, Pennsylvania, location helped. Then there was the history, an influx of artists, artisans, chefs and theatrical talent, […]

08/14/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Travel Warnings for Americans

The height of the summertime getaway season is here, so it’s time to revisit a valuable Internet resource created to help travelers stay safe.

08/14/2014

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Getaway Guide: The Journey Of Columbus

This week marks the 22nd anniversary of my adventure of a lifetime, a re-creation of the 1492 voyage of Christopher Columbus.

08/07/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Annual Pirates’ Weekend on the Chesapeake

This weekend, the pirates of the Chesapeake will be swarming ashore at the nearby port of Rock Hall, Maryland.

08/07/2014

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Philadelphia Pop-up Park Makes List Of World’s Best Urban Beaches

What’s more, the park is a temporary fixture and has only been open a little over a month.

08/06/2014

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Getaway Guide: Shore House Cooking

Feeding a family three meals a day in restaurants burns up money, but all that prepping and cooking can be time consuming and more like work than vacation. Unless, of course, we use some strategy and advance planning.

07/31/2014

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