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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…

Light City Baltimore insatllation

Light City is such a feast of creativity you’ll want to catch the next Amtrak to Charm City. This year’s edition runs each evening through April 8, 2017 and is absolutely free. What exactly is Light City? It’s the…

Mass MOCA

  Perhaps you are looking for a quick getaway. You are tired of the grayed city streets, the noise and the traffic.  You picture a place that can offer you both the pleasures of sports as well as a…

Bungalow Hotel

Coastal Long Branch, with its boardwalk, beach and breeze, is just over 50 miles south of NYC. Once a favored vacation retreat for theatrical performers and seven U.S. Presidents, today it draws a diverse crowd enjoying the laid-back seaside…

Patata Pizza-Apizza Regionale

Brooklyn is a must-taste destination. The urban landscape is clustered with eateries and bars of every type so satisfication is just a subway ride away. Anytime is the right time to eat in this borough that never sleeps but…

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…

Philadelphia Lotus Diamond Fairey

Philadelphia may conjure images of Rocky, the Liberty Bell, and cheesesteaks. But if you’ve been to the City of Brotherly Love and only have a short time in town, skip the main attractions and experience the little things that…

Looking Glass, North Carolina

If you’re looking for an art-infused town with a waterfall-heavy landscape, stunning scenery, mountain bike and hiking trails and some of the state’s most savory southern cuisine, consider a weekend in Brevard, North Carolina. It’s a southern spring fling…