Virginia winery

We’ve criss-crossed the East Coast in search of inviting and invigorating places to explore in the New Year. The following destinations are of special interest to those who place a premium on affordable luxury, sustainability and car-free travel options.

Hotel on North

Downtown Pittsfield’s thriving art scene and creative energy make it a perennial favorite with urbanites craving a weekend getaway. On June 1, the already dynamic panorama gets an upscale boost with the opening of Hotel on North, offering 45 rooms…

Alexandria VA

Alexandria is a great base for exploring Washington, D.C. With the National Mall at its doorstep, many visitors use peaceful Old Town Alexandria as an evening respite, away from the bustle of the big city. But don’t overlook its…

Catskill, NY

Alexandra Dewez, owner of the newly opened Harvey House in Catskill, understands that being a writer in a big distracting city can be just one more excuse for writer’s block. So she designed one of her guestrooms specifically to suit wordsmiths,…

The Catskills

The blur of beach days, park movies, and boozy al fresco brunches fondly known as summer is a wonderful thing—if unremarkable compared to all the summers before it. You try to do something different, but always seem to end…