Eye 3 Yellow 3d 2 new logo Philly_KYW_new Philly_94WIP_new CBS Sports Radio 610 Philly_WPHT_new

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway

Jay Lloyd's Getaway

(File photo provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Getting To New York City On The Cheap

If you like really low fares to New York, especially to lower Manhattan, you’re probably among the legions lamenting the shutdown of those shoestring Chinatown buses.

09/12/2013

(Scott Matthews tees off at Fernwood Resort in the Poconos.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Poconos Golf After Labor Day

With cooler weather on the horizon, maybe it’s time for another Poconos golf getaway!

09/05/2013

(A couple enjoys an off-season walk along the beach in Cape May Point, NJ.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Postseason Bliss

We’ve arrived at the week when area tourists who are seeking thinly populated getaway destinations get their wish.

08/29/2013

(Restaurant Row, along King Street in Toronto.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Chowing Down in Toronto

Border hopping may be an extreme path to a Philly cheesesteak, but sometimes it’s worth the effort.

08/22/2013

(The Ocean City, NJ beach.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore Bounces Back

In many South Jersey shore locations, Hurricane Sandy blew in a bonus.

08/15/2013

(A pirate encampment in Rock Hall, Maryland.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pirates in Rock Hall, Md.

This is the weekend when swashbucklers who live pirate fantasies set a course for Rock Hall, Maryland, on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

08/08/2013

(Double-decker sightseeing buses near Independence Hall get riders above the traffic for a better view of Philadelphia's historic sites.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Take A Tour Bus

A surefire way to find your way around a strange, bustling city is to start with a tour bus.

08/01/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pocono Tree Ventures At Fernwood Resort

It’s an aerial obstacle course in a pristine section of the Fernwood Resort. Pocono Tree Ventures lets anyone in reasonably good shape see the world from treetop level.

07/25/2013

(The "Bridal Veil" falls of Niagara Falls.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Niagara Falls (New York or Ontario)

One of the most visually dramatic and popular getaway destinations is little more than one tankful of gas away from the Delaware Valley.

07/18/2013

(The Marina at Avalon Anchorage includes a picturesque dockside restaurant.  Image provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avalon, N.J. After Sandy

At least one Jersey shore marina has made a very nice, although expensive, comeback.

07/11/2013

(You can watch a Toronto Blue Jays' baseball game while dining in the Arriba Restaurant, which is built into the stadium.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Luxurious Baseball in Toronto

Not only ball teams go on the road — fans do, too!

07/04/2013

(A dinner cruise ship berthed along the Toronto waterfront.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Run To Toronto

If you crave big city summer getaways, here’s a single word of advice: Toronto.

06/27/2013

(Kayaking on Sand Lake, in Ontario, Canada.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Relaxing Lakeside in Southern Canada

If you own a recreational vehicle or plan to rent one this summer, here’s an idyllic place to park it in a land of lakes and Canadian sunsets.

06/20/2013

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Rockfishing in Rock Hall

Chesapeake Bay waters are relatively placid compared to the Atlantic, but there’s still some big fish — including a lot of full-flavored rockfish waiting for an angler’s bait.

06/13/2013

(The new "Freedom Tower," rising above lower Manhattan, seems close enough to touch from Woodside, Queens.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Woodside, Queens, NYC

Twenty minutes from Times Square puts getaway seekers in a New York City neighborhood brimming with authentic ethnic sights, sounds, and flavors.

06/06/2013