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Fall hike in Palisades Park

Fall is a particularly beautiful time of the year: trees explode in shades of red and gold, complimented by crisp air and amicable weather. Though it’s possible to catch sight of some of the autumn splendor from within New…

Wolffer Kitchen

Sag Harbor is different from the rest of Long Island’s East End. This former whaling village and deep-water harbor cherishes its maritime roots and keeps things low key and down-to-earth, relatively speaking. Its inviting Main Street is packed with…

Biking Houston

As diverse as NYC’s bike network is, the world is full of fabulous places to spin your wheels. Meet three cities that are home to unexpectedly awesome urban trails.

Harvest on Hudson

Dine out and drink up to toast the 10th Anniversary of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. Over 220 eateries have registered for the budget-friendly culinary event that offers diners the chance to experience the restaurants of the region at a fraction…

Hilton Head sunset from Harbor

If you’re intrigued by eco-conscious travel, meet Hilton Head, a barrier island with a deep green soul. Initial development emphasized environmental awareness over making a buck, so slow-paced growth trumped rapid expansion. Visitors reap the benefits of this preservationist…

Amtrak Montreal

If you haven’t considered Montreal’s winter getaway potential, our frosty Francophone neighbor to the north offers irresistible cuisine, lively nightlife and Gallic flair. If you’re still not enticed, Amtrak is sweetening the deal with a $90 round-trip weekend fare…

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.

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…