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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Crab Feast Getaway

KYW’s Jay Lloyd reports that a crab feast getaway is pricier than ever.

07/30/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Hyde Park, New York

Without doubt, the dominant power couple of the 20th century was Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. KYW’s Jay Lloyd enjoyed a getaway that offered memories of the times and an introduction to an iconic family.

07/23/2015

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Getaway Guide: St. Andrews

You don’t have to be a scratch golfer to be fascinated by the Middle Ages splendor of St. Andrews on the rugged North Sea coast of Scotland.

07/20/2015

Area pleasure boating. (Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Distress Or Not Distress

As new summer pleasure boaters take to the busy area waterways, there’s often confusion about when an unplanned situation is an emergency or merely an annoyance.

07/16/2015

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Getaway Guide: Escape The Crowds During The Papal Visit

For those who would prefer to avoid the crowds in the city and overflow into suburban locations, there are a few getaway destinations close enough for a weekend but far enough away to avoid spillover crowds.

07/13/2015

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Getaway Guide: Basin Harbor, VT

Paddle a kayak out of a snug cove onto the waters of Lake Champlain and find an eye-filling panorama.

07/09/2015

(Student chefs at the Culinary Institute of America.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Scrumptious Visit to That Other C.I.A.

Ever wonder who trains the world’s most amazing chefs? For many the answer is the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY.

07/09/2015

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Getaway Guide: Saratoga Springs

A recent getaway to northern Vermont landed Mary and I in Saratoga Springs, right off the New York Throughway for an overnighter. What’s there? Plenty!

07/02/2015

(Fort Ticonderoga was built to guard the strategically important dot of land between Lake George and Lake Champlain, in New England.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Imagine a land so rugged and breathtakingly majestic that, even today, the waterways provide the clearest path through the dense forest.

07/02/2015

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Getaway Guide: Famous Forts For The 4th Of July

Forts have guarded the portals of American settlements since the earliest days of the nation’s colonial history. But they hold greater symbolism on Independence Day, when the glow of fireworks lights up the stars and stripes.

06/25/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Upper Vermont’s Lake Champlain Region

Getaways can be relaxing and recharging. Here’s an ideal spot for one.

06/25/2015

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Getaway Guide: Top ‘Change-up’ Bars By The Water

It’s time for a change-up, to pick another spot where we’ll find new faces and hopefully, new stories! Here are a few of my own “change-ups,” ventured into over the past year or two at the shore and the bay.

06/18/2015

(The beach at Caneel Bay, St. John, Virgin Islands.  Photo by Richard Maloney)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Caribbean in the Off Season

There’s a magnetic lure to the Caribbean: lazy days, perhaps sailing over coral waters under a blue sky. Or maybe zoning out at a beach bar. In summer, the prices plunge.

06/18/2015

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Getaway Guide: Memory-making Bars, Part 2

You can get a drink in any bar, but there are very few that will produce the kind of stories your kids will tell when asked about Mom and Dad. Join me in this second installment of storied watering holes.

06/11/2015

(Mary Lloyd, perusing maps in preparation for a well-planned getaway.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Appreciating Paper Maps and Charts

Remember, savvy travelers do not live by GPS alone!

06/11/2015

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