Jay Lloyd

(As the weather moderates, an outdoor lunch at the base of the slope is not out of the question.  Jack Frost file photo by Dave Figenshu)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Spring Skiing in the Poconos

So, what is this thing called “spring skiing”?

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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

Teen getaway at Blue Mountain. (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Child’s First Ski Getaway Alone

Many parents dread their child’s first ski getaway without mom or dad.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

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A Guide To Spontaneous Weekend Getaways Near Philadelphia

Last minute decisions when the forecasts are more certain can come with some unexpected benefits, like lower prices on unbooked rooms. Here’s a sampling of my winter rambling.

02/26/2015

(The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Frozen Rivers Putting Some Travel On Ice

Ice jammed rivers and bays have impacted freighters and tankers, but getaway seekers have also been feeling the effects.

02/26/2015

(credit: Dave Figenshu)

Getaway Guide: Top Eats By The Slopes

A mountain of fresh powder, brisk temperatures to put some red in your cheeks and a blast on the slopes can really crank up an appetite.

02/19/2015

(Harrisburg, seen from across the frozen Susquehanna River in Lemoyne, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Enjoying the Harrisburg, Pa., Area

Pennsylvania’s state capitol isn’t just for politics. There’s some fun and a fine seafood lunch to be had.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

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Getaway Guide: Top Latin, Mexican And Spanish Treats

When days become frigid, my mind turns to the flavors of Spain and the Caribbean. So let’s revive a memory or create new ones near and far.

02/12/2015

(Main Street, in New Hope.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Winter Weekend in New Hope, Pa.

It’s a lively spot for a wintertime getaway.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Valentine’s Day Near The Slopes

It doesn’t get much better than this — a double dip for lovers who also happen to be skiers. Here’s where to combine romance with a downhill rush.

02/05/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Nearby Romantic Valentine Hideaway

If you’re itching for a romantic Valentine’s hideaway in a Pocono setting, but away from the ski resort energy, than consider Milford, Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River.

02/05/2015

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Top Stays Near Favorite Slopes

Where do we find “ski-in, ski-out” lodging at some of our favorite Pennsylvania mountains? Follow me!

01/29/2015

(CN Tower, in Toronto, provides fine dining combined with breathtaking views.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: An Inexpensive Run To Toronto

What’s there in winter, you ask? Lots to do and see!

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(credit: Shawnee Mountain)

Guide To Shawnee Mountain

On a winter day in 1979, the Shah of Iran had already been deposed. What’s this have to do with skiing? I’ll tell you. I was sitting in a Pocono Mountain Lodge interviewing Jean Claude […]

01/22/2015

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