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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…

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…

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

Whether you’re a grizzled commuter or haven’t yet braved the Upper East Side, the opening of the Second Avenue Subway is the perfect excuse to explore uptown. Representing nearly a century of planning, the Q line’s three-stop extension eases…

Okemo Mountain: Ski Southern Vermont

Anyone who has hit the slopes in the Northeast in the last 50 years has likely pondered a trip to Vermont’s Okemo Mountain. It’s true that today’s heated high-speed bubble chairs, terrain parks and slopeside accommodations are a far cry…

Beacon is a favorite day trip with urbanites who like their rural respites with an artsy edge. The engaging downtown presents an eclectic cluster of shops, where humble hardware stores and old-fashioned diners mingle with SoHo-style galleries and gourmet…

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…

Woodstock (Winter)

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call Woodstock, Vermont one of New England’s prettiest towns. Nestled in the Green Mountains, Woodstock’s covered bridges, storybook town green, church steeples and rolling river present a dreamy panorama steeped in yesteryear charm….