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Getaway Guide: The Toronto Blue Jays’ Stadium

The Phils will be there next week on May 7th and 8th. Why venture to Canada for baseball? Well, here’s why.

05/01/2014

(On the ocean or the bay, kayaking -- including kayak fishing -- is a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the water.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Exploring the Bays of the Jersey Shore

In planning getaways to the Jersey shore, there’s an easy way to get on the water and explore nature — for an hour, or a day.

05/01/2014

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Getaway Guide: Golf Course Eateries

When picking a public course for the next round, it’s the clubhouse eatery that seals the deal. Here are some of the go-to spots for wielding a niblick and grabbing a nosh.

04/24/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: End of NYC’s Horse-Drawn Carriages?

If you yearn for that romantic ride in the park, you’d better catch it soon.

04/24/2014

Cruise ship at Bermuda dock. (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Duty Free

If you’re off on a spring cruise or overseas getaway, try putting some planning into your foreign bargain shopping.

04/17/2014

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Getaway Guide: NYC’s High Line Park

Let’s look at New York’s High Line Park – a successful experiment in turning an eyesore into a recreational asset. It’s worth a weekend getaway.

04/16/2014

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Getaway Guide: Historic Ship Ports

Many of these ships are clustered in key cities on rivers and harbors that provide fascinating day trips or destination getaways. Let’s cast off.

04/10/2014

(Crabbing from a small motorboat in Maryland's Eastern Neck.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Maryland Crabbing Season is Open

If you’re tired of hocking the house for a bushel of crabs on a Maryland getaway, you’ll be pleased to know the do-it-yourself crab season opened on April 1st.

04/10/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Canadian Treat Arrives at Citizens Bank Park

It’s called poutine, and it’s being served for the first time this year at Harry the K’s, in the ballpark.

04/03/2014

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Getaway Guide: Country Inns

Here are a few favorite historic country inns that can trace their origins in centuries.

04/02/2014

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Getaway Guide: Exploring Barcelona

So, what’s to see and do in Barcelona? Join me at a few of my favorite “must visit” stops.

03/27/2014

(An early tow truck at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pennsylvania’s Early History of Automobiles

You may not know this, but much of America’s automotive history began right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/27/2014

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Getaway Guide: Big Apple Neighborhood Acronyms

New York City has gone acronym berserk and hot neighborhoods have suddenly expanded as everyone on the periphery wants a piece of the action.

03/26/2014

(Blue Mountain's "mountain cams" were showing plenty of skiers and plenty of snow on the slopes this week.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: One of the Longest Ski Seasons In Memory

This brutal winter has provided a bonanza for at least one group of getaway seekers: skiers and snowboarders will be snow-sliding right into spring.

03/20/2014

(New York City Transit buses in Lower Manhattan.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York’s Senior Transit Discount

One perk that comes with aging is the senior citizen discount. But many area seniors who travel to New York City are missing out on a big one.

03/13/2014

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