We all have tales of bears or snakes, cougars and deer. But those are one at a time, and that’s why I like zoos. You get a world of fascinating animals in one place, and you don’t even have to run away!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s a tour of a few of New York City’s many museums.
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 […]
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.
Now a premier resort, Mohonk Mountain sprang in stages from a 19th century country inn.
One of the joys of retirement is the ability to get up and go, even if it’s just a day trip.
Check out some additions to the list of Sunday drives in the Philadelphia region.
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, […]
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.
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.