Jay Lloyd’s Getaway

Jay Lloyd's Getaway

(New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rabbi Shmuel Butman stand in a cherry picker as they light the world's largest Hanukah menorah on December 3, 2013 in New York City.   Photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York For the Holidays, Whatever Your Religion

If New York City is a mecca for area Christmas shoppers and tree-gazers, it’s also a getaway destination for Hanukah celebrations.

12/18/2014

(A horse and carriage in Central Park, New York City.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The End of Clip-Clop, Clip-Clop?

You’ve probably heard that New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is asking his City Council to ban those iconic horse-drawn carriages so familiar to Central Park visitors.

12/11/2014

(Kids skiing at Shawnee Mountain.  Photo provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Free Skiing For The Younger Set

You might be surprised to learn that kids in the fourth and fifth grades can ski, tube, and snowboard free at Pennsylvania snow resorts.

12/04/2014

New Hope Clock - Main Street

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fabulous Holiday Shopping, Off The Beaten Path

There are alternatives to shopping with the herd, just a short getaway drive from home.

11/27/2014

(Manmade snow piles up at Spring Mountain.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Winter Sports Season Opens

An arsenal of snow guns is blasting out literally tons of snow each night at nearby Spring Mountain. Can ski season be far off?

11/20/2014

(Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: College Horsemanship on Parade

Who knew that our region had ten colleges that field exciting equestrian teams, staging dynamic horse shows on a weekly basis?

11/13/2014

(Richard Maloney, the former KYW Newsradio reporter and military veteran, visits the US Navy submarine base at New London, Conn.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Memories of Military Service

Many US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.

11/06/2014

(Spring Mountain ski area operator Rick Buckman, standing in front of snowmaking equipment, is hiring winter staff  right now.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Wintertime Work-and-Play Ski Adventures

Ski resort operators can’t wait till the snow flies to obtain the staff they need for a brisk season on the slopes. They’re hiring now.

10/30/2014

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

(Ski trail golf at Liberty Mountain, in Carroll Valley, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 2nd

On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.

10/16/2014

(Looking for "diamonds" on Cape May beach.  Photo by Spencer Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, N.J. in The Fall

Want a relaxing, nature-seeking autumn getaway, close to home? Here’s one to the Jersey shore that includes diamond hunting!

10/09/2014

(Fallingwater.  Photo by Mary Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fallingwater

A fall foliage getaway to Western Pennsylvania can yield a visual treat at one of America’s architectural treasures: Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Fallingwater.”

10/02/2014

(The poolside view of Seven Springs Resort.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Seven Springs, Pa.

A top skiing and snowboard destination by winter, Seven Springs has four-season activities.

09/25/2014

The St. Andrews University building. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Home Of Golf And Whiskey

Americans have been fascinated by the tale of “Braveheart” William Wallace who wielded a broadsword instead of a ballot to wrest Scotland from the English. He failed, but American visitors flock to the site of his legendary Battle of Stirling Bridge.

09/18/2014

The Brooklyn Bridge and New York City skyline. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fee Frustration

By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In case you haven’t noticed, hotels and restaurants have been taking a page out of the airlines’ playbook and are tacking on fees for what used to be free […]

09/11/2014

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