Getaway Guide

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Getaway Guide: Follow The Phillies

Popcorn, peanuts and Cracker Jacks plus a road trip turns a day at the ball park into a destination getaway. Baseball season is on the horizon, and nearby major league cities are beckoning.

03/26/2015

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Getaway Guide: Favorite Pubs, Both Near And Far

Here’s a random look at “pubs” — Irish and others — that have become my favorites near and far, more for the food and drink than for the St. Patrick’s Day party.

03/11/2015

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Getaway Guide: A Weekend In New Hope

For instance, the waning days of winter are some of the best to visit local getaway spots, whether for a day-trip or destination weekend.

03/05/2015

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Getaway Guide: Trips For ‘Loners’

Where do “loners” go for a getaway where they can be left alone or find a bit of company – if the mood strikes? There are many spots within an easy weekend drive of Philadelphia.

11/13/2014

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Getaway Guide: Fall At The Jersey Cape

Autumn is a special time at the southernmost tip of the Garden State at Cape May Point. So, what’s there to do and see? Follow me.

10/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: A Big Apple Museum Crawl

Here’s a tour of a few of New York City’s many museums.

10/02/2014

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Getaway Guide: Exploring The Mountains Of Western Pa. In Fall

Go west, young leaf-peepers. The colors of fall are already sprinkling the mountains that cradle the Pennsylvania Turnpike from the Susquehanna River to the Ohio Gateway. The Catoctin, Kittatinny and Allegheny ranges in the western […]

09/25/2014

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Getaway Guide: Fall In The Pocono Mountains

The summer crowds are gone, skiers haven’t arrived, driving is a scenic pleasure and the region is alive with activity, from harvest festivals to a country hoe-down and rodeo.

09/18/2014

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Getaway Guide: Mohonk Mountain House

Now a premier resort, Mohonk Mountain sprang in stages from a 19th century country inn.

09/11/2014

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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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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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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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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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Getaway Guide: Star-spangled Baltimore

Two-hundred years ago in September, the National Anthem was penned in Baltimore by Francis Scott Key. Of course, if we waited til then, we’d lose a whole summer to visit Charm City.

07/24/2014

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Getaway Guide: The Gardens Of Summer

With travelers on the move for summer vacations, here’s a peek through the ferns at gardens in some of the most popular destinations.

07/03/2014

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