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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway

(Scott Matthews tees off at Fernwood Resort in the Poconos.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Poconos Golf After Labor Day

With cooler weather on the horizon, maybe it’s time for another Poconos golf getaway!

09/05/2013

(A couple enjoys an off-season walk along the beach in Cape May Point, NJ.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Postseason Bliss

We’ve arrived at the week when area tourists who are seeking thinly populated getaway destinations get their wish.

08/29/2013

(Restaurant Row, along King Street in Toronto.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Chowing Down in Toronto

Border hopping may be an extreme path to a Philly cheesesteak, but sometimes it’s worth the effort.

08/22/2013

(The Ocean City, NJ beach.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore Bounces Back

In many South Jersey shore locations, Hurricane Sandy blew in a bonus.

08/15/2013

(A pirate encampment in Rock Hall, Maryland.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pirates in Rock Hall, Md.

This is the weekend when swashbucklers who live pirate fantasies set a course for Rock Hall, Maryland, on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

08/08/2013

(Double-decker sightseeing buses near Independence Hall get riders above the traffic for a better view of Philadelphia's historic sites.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Take A Tour Bus

A surefire way to find your way around a strange, bustling city is to start with a tour bus.

08/01/2013

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pocono Tree Ventures At Fernwood Resort

It’s an aerial obstacle course in a pristine section of the Fernwood Resort. Pocono Tree Ventures lets anyone in reasonably good shape see the world from treetop level.

07/25/2013

(The "Bridal Veil" falls of Niagara Falls.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Niagara Falls (New York or Ontario)

One of the most visually dramatic and popular getaway destinations is little more than one tankful of gas away from the Delaware Valley.

07/18/2013

(The Marina at Avalon Anchorage includes a picturesque dockside restaurant.  Image provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avalon, N.J. After Sandy

At least one Jersey shore marina has made a very nice, although expensive, comeback.

07/11/2013

(You can watch a Toronto Blue Jays' baseball game while dining in the Arriba Restaurant, which is built into the stadium.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Luxurious Baseball in Toronto

Not only ball teams go on the road — fans do, too!

07/04/2013

(A dinner cruise ship berthed along the Toronto waterfront.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Run To Toronto

If you crave big city summer getaways, here’s a single word of advice: Toronto.

06/27/2013

(Kayaking on Sand Lake, in Ontario, Canada.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Relaxing Lakeside in Southern Canada

If you own a recreational vehicle or plan to rent one this summer, here’s an idyllic place to park it in a land of lakes and Canadian sunsets.

06/20/2013

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Rockfishing in Rock Hall

Chesapeake Bay waters are relatively placid compared to the Atlantic, but there’s still some big fish — including a lot of full-flavored rockfish waiting for an angler’s bait.

06/13/2013

(The new "Freedom Tower," rising above lower Manhattan, seems close enough to touch from Woodside, Queens.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Woodside, Queens, NYC

Twenty minutes from Times Square puts getaway seekers in a New York City neighborhood brimming with authentic ethnic sights, sounds, and flavors.

06/06/2013

(Kayak fishing off Cape May Point.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, NJ

Cape May Point presents a placid side of the otherwise bustling Jersey shore.

05/30/2013

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