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.
It was to be four great days of sailing the Chesapeake. Instead, I found myself riding a gurney to a date with an emergency room nurse.
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.
If you have a family connection to World War I and are vacationing in Paris this summer, may I suggest a stop at the French Museum of the Army.
A popular cruise destination for Philadelphia vacationers is the coral island of Bermuda. Fares are reasonable and you’ll likely get a full three nights on the island.
Want a day away from the heat, on the water, in a pristine setting, with family and friends?
With travelers on the move for summer vacations, here’s a peek through the ferns at gardens in some of the most popular destinations.
Here are my annual boating getaway tips.
Choose from kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, row boats, paddleboards and rafts. If you have your own, here are some spots to launch. If you don’t, rent one.
It’s not easy to find a summer getaway spot in the Pocono Mountains that doesn’t ring with the enthusiastic sound of children. But recently, we discovered one.
June is National Trails Month — the perfect time for celebrating America’s vast system of historic and recreational trails.
Imagine a 19th-century resort that keeps pace with 21st-century lifestyles and tastes. It’s here, nestled between the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains.
What makes this place unique is the absence of jangling casino slots, calliopes blaring from amusement park rides, and hawkers and hustlers that seem to fill every beach town to the north.
The recent closing of the Interstate 495 bridge and the resultant overload on I-95 have frustrated the summer crowd heading for popular destinations on the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware seashore. Here are alternatives.
The Omaha Beach cemetery will host a memorial service for the men who died on the Normandy coast while launching the invasion that would lead to Berlin.