Williamsburg Va.

(credit: John Ostapkovich)

Replica Of George Washington’s Headquarters Tent Set Up In Old City

School children get first dibs on Wednesday, seeing the replica of George Washington’s oval headquarters tent at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.


(A graduation of USCG recruits at Cape May.  Credit: Steve Butler)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Coast Guard Memories

It’s been sixty years since Jay Lloyd first rode through the gates at the Coast Guard Training Center (“boot camp”) in Cape May, NJ.


(The York River, near the spot where the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack" clashed.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: 150th Anniversary of Iconic Civil War Naval Battle

This week, Civil War buffs will be observing a reënactment of the most significant naval battle in US waters -– the clash between the “Monitor” and the “Merrimack,” on the Chesapeake Bay.


(A shopkeeper in the historically reconstructed town of Williamsburg, Va.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Historic Williamsburg, Va.

For traditional 17th-century fare this Thanksgiving, how about a getaway to this old Virginia colony?


(Vacationing with friends in Williamsburg, Va.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Save Money By Vacationing With Friends

With gas prices soaring, weekend and vacation plans are being pinched. This week, here are a few tips to balance that getaway budget.