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Located at the pinch point of Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Rego Park, Corona is gritty in a good way. Composed of both densely urban and residential spaces, the neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, Roosevelt Avenue, bustles with people weaving through food…

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….

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…

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…

The Mann Center

How will you spend a summer day in the City of Brotherly Love? With so many activities packed between the banks of the Schuylkill and the banks of the Delaware—and beyond—one activity certainly doesn’t fit all. But whether you…

Baltimore Panorama

Baltimore’s nickname Charm City is well deserved, but its moniker might just as well be Free Public Transportation City. Listen up, MTA, Baltimore is wowing car-free visitors and residents alike with the Charm City Circulator, four absolutely free bus…

Rocking Horse Ranch

You’re determined, before they’re all grown up and on their own, that this summer you’re going to spend a lot of quality time with your kids. If you’re overwhelmed with all the options or don’t know where to start…

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The National Cherry Blossom Festival is certainly one beautiful, uplifting reason to visit Washington, D.C. But travelers arriving in this city during or after the floral festivities may be surprised to discover that there are a lot of wonderful…

Ger-Nis Culinary Center

When you live in New York City and have five boroughs of knowledge and adventure at your fingertips, picking up a new skill—be it learning to create a documentary, blow glass, or raise chickens—can all be in a day’s…