Aerial View-Mohonk

Perched on top of the Shawangunk Ridge, 90 miles north New York City, the elegant Mohonk Mountain House is an ideal weekend getaway any time of year. The Nature Conservancy named the Shawangunks, with their sandstone cliffs and copious rock-climbing…

Amherst is the quintessential New England college town. Literary traditions are a big deal, so bookworms can expect to float on a celestial cloud.

Syracuse is a mere hop, skip and a jump from Manhattan. A foodie paradise with plenty of snowy sports and a downtown filled with rich history, this cousin to the Big Apple is now being called the official home…

If you’re looking for a clean, accessible beach less than an hour from Manhattan, hop on the LIRR to Long Beach. The five miles of pristine Long Island sand attracts big crowds, so pack your towel and sunscreen and…

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…

Havana Film Fest

The Bronx is grabbing the cultural and culinary spotlight this spring. Watch a Cuban film at the Havana Film Festival, sip a cocktail under a spectacular chandelier of orchids at the New York Botanical Garden, or indulge in the…

Mad Men exhibit

Queens is the largest of the five boroughs, so it should come as no surprise that there’s so much going on this spring. From an international film festival to an old-fashioned carnival on a farm, enticing events are cramming…