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Regardless of your views about our next President, our nation’s capital will continue to be a terrific car-free weekend getaway. Here’s our list of what’s brand new for this season.

Sonesta Philly

Just designated the United States’ first World Heritage City, Philadelphia is savoring its moment in the spotlight. None other than the Pope dropped by this past September and the Democratic National Convention is arriving this summer, further solidifying the “it” factor….

Dartmouth Campus

Home to Dartmouth College, the refined New England village of Hanover is a slice of Americana, chock-full of car-free diversions that can be enjoyed year round.

Fort Pickering Lighthouse

If you know anything about Salem, chances are it’s the infamous witch trials of 1692 that resulted in the death of 20 innocent people. While 21st century Salem is a love fest for fans of the occult (think tarot card…

Philly 4th of July

As if this awesome summer lineup of Philly events wasn’t enticing enough (and these too), this new $41 fare deal from Amtrak should make the decision to visit Philadelphia a whole lot easier. To book your one-way ticket to the…

Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Massachusetts is sweetening the cultural pot this summer with Free Fun Fridays. Each Friday, beginning June 26, seven of the state’s most popular museums, historic places and scenic sites will be gratis for all visitors. On opening day, you’ll detect…