Washington, D.C., is so loaded with attractions, it would be impossible to see them all. Why not spend a weekend focused on one neighborhood? Cosmopolitan and inclusive, Dupont Circle is dripping with cultural flair. Embassies, museums and eateries draw…

Ice cream

Ice cream’s origins go way back. Alexander the Great enjoyed a primitive version of freshly fallen snow flavored with honey and nectar. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are said to have served the creamy treat at presidential dinners. Not…

Sagamore Distillery

Baltimore is a patchwork of over 200 eclectic neighborhoods that give this big city a cozy feel. Go beyond the tourist-heavy Inner Harbor and you will be richly rewarded. If you’ve already explored Charm City, the time is ripe…

Lobster dinner

Is there anyone who hasn’t yet heard that Portland’s food culture has exploded? Just a cozy six-hour bus ride from NYC, Portland’s extraordinary culinary scene is best tackled with an oversized appetite. With its exciting variety and depth, you could…

Vegetables

What: NYC Vegetarian Food Festival When: May 20-21, 2017 Where: Metropolitan Pavilion Why: You don’t have to be a vegetarian to want to learn more about plant-based eating. Our current levels of meat consumption are not sustainable, so if…

Wells Reserve

Earth Day has come and gone, but at offMetro, we make a year-round effort to infuse a healthy dose of green into every getaway. A trip to Wells, Maine is a naturalist’s paradise that is easy to get to…

Awaken your earthly senses in Newport, a picture-perfect Rhode Island town with an abundance of active outdoor options. Hiking, biking, sailing and surfing are just a few of the choices for plein-air enthusiasts. A prominent seaport since colonial times,…

View of the property

Cliff House is a Southern Maine resort that has offered vacationers hospitality for over 150 years. It has been completely re-imagined and transformed into one of New England’s most stunning seafront hotels. The scenery is as majestic as any…