Travel & Outdoors
Princeton is home to a number of scientific, educational and theological institutions and was named as number 15 in the top 100 towns to live and work in by Money Magazine. Hit the road, visit and explore!
Rehoboth Beach in Delaware has been prized as a refreshing family getaway since it first hosted visitors at religious camp meetings during the summer months.
Baltimore is known for its beautiful harbor, distinct neighborhoods and unique museums, making it a perfect vacation spot whether you’re traveling with your family or looking for a romantic getaway.
Nearly 47 million foreign and American tourists visit New York City each year, but with five boroughs and 300 square miles to cover, it can be a daunting task to figure out just what to do when you get there. Make this a weekend to remember with a trip to NYC you won’t soon forget.
Known for its two-mile boardwalk, Bill Haley and the Comets, Chubby Checker and the American Bandstand, the Wildwoods offers one of the largest stretches of free, public beaches in New Jersey. It also features the nation’s largest collection of doo wop architecture in the country, as well as three waterparks guaranteed to make this an exciting weekend getaway.
There is plenty to do during the summer season in Ocean City, Maryland including concerts, beach bonfires and kids’ activities.
Fans of Sesame Street from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York City can easily fit a visit to Sesame Place in one day.
Located in the scenic and historic Pocono Mountains, Shawnee-on-Delaware is less than a two-hour drive from Center City Philadelphia, but once you’re there, it’s clearly a world apart.
While the drive from Philadelphia to Little Tinicum Island, in Delaware County, takes only 30 minutes, it provides travelers with hundreds of points of interest.
Ranked as the second best beach in the United States and ninth in the world by Trip Advisor in 2011, Cape May is the country’s oldest seaside resort. Expect a solid crowd and a great time on a weekend getaway to Cape May.
Sad sacks don’t stand a chance here, as a one-tank trip to the the town Milton built promises chocolate-coated perfection every time.
An upscale beach town at the southern end of the Jersey Shore, Avalon, N.J., can only be viewed as an island paradise. A vibrant nightlife, uncrowded white-sand beaches and plenty of activities make it a place you’ll want to come back to year after year.
Sea Isle City, known to the locals simply as Sea Isle, attracts thousands of visitors annually for its paved promenade and five miles of white-sand beaches. Surf, sand and sunsets are not this beach resort’s only attractions, however. Whether you’re looking for nightlife or wildlife, Sea Isle City has it all for couples, college students and families.
Pointing out all the attractions of the Jersey Shore is an exercise in the obvious. A bustling vacation destination since the 1800s, the Jersey Shore attracts millions of families, couples and young singles annually for its spectacular 127 miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline. It’s Atlantic and Cape May counties that really draw in the locals though. Every summer, the Atlantic City Expressway and Garden State Parkway become bottlenecked with Pennsylvanians and New Yorkers heading toward beaches, bays, bars and boardwalks. From Sandy Hook to historic Cape May, “shoobies” go “down the shore” for sand, surf, sun and fun that only the Shore’s hotels, casinos, souvenir shops, restaurants, amusement parks and wet entertainment can deliver.
Whether it’s a romantic blanket spread in the shade or a wild pickup game of frisbee with friends, these are Philly’s most perfect places for a picnic.