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Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

19 hours ago

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Getaway Guide: The John Smith Trail North

In a recent article, we pinpointed some of his southern stops that can be reached by car, boat or bike. Now, let’s turn to his northern discoveries.

07/17/2014

(Kayaking on the Schuylkil Canal, near Phoenixville.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Paddling Along the Schuylkill Canal

Want a day away from the heat, on the water, in a pristine setting, with family and friends?

07/10/2014

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Gov. Christie Signs ‘Leave The Scene’ Boating Bill

New Jersey is increasing its penalties on boaters who leave the scene of an accident.

07/03/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Summertime Boating Safety Reminders

Here are my annual boating getaway tips.

07/03/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Getaway Guide: Boat Guest Safety

While the idea is to have fun, it’s still a good idea to be aware of the potential for danger.

05/08/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

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Getaway Guide: Baltimore, MD

Head to Baltimore for a trip filled with boating and baseball.

05/10/2013

(Seaview Harbor Marina, in Longport, NJ, was serene on Friday -- perhaps the calm before the storm?  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Jersey Shore Boaters Are Battening Hatches, Or Hauling Out

Experienced boaters say one of the keys is getting organized early, while the weather is favorable, rather than after the storm warnings are posted.

10/26/2012

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Getaway Guide: Pocono Mountains

As the calendar turns, the colors of autumn aren’t far behind. They can be found within two hours of home in the expansive Pocono Mountains.

09/13/2012

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Top Anchorages For Area Boaters

“The best things in life are free,” trumpeted an old, old popular tune, and for boaters who enjoy spending nights under the stars–being rocked to sleep by a gentle swell, the lyrics ring very true.

06/28/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Managing The Cost of Fuel For Your Power Boat

Power boaters may feel squeezed by stratospheric fuel prices, but it won’t keep them off the water.

05/03/2012

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Top Tips For Boat Guests

Being a good guest, whether you know stem from stern, can almost guarantee repeated invites. If you have friends with boats, just follow these simple ideas and you’ll be spending more than a few weekends on rivers, bays and shore points this summer.

04/25/2012

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