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Block Island sits out in the ocean between Montauk and Rhode Island, edged by soft sand beaches, sharp bluffs, and pebbled coves. Weathered shingle-style homes are tucked around the island and house the year-round population of 1,000. The refreshingly…

Bike New York

Catch the best scenery the Garden State has to offer during Bike New York’s Twin Lights Ride on Sunday, September 25. With five diverse routes ranging from 15-100 miles, there’s something for all levels and abilities. You’ll pedal past some of New Jersey’s most…

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Roosevelt Island is a two-mile long sliver of land between Manhattan and Queens. This East River isle is a self-contained community that over 12,000 people call home. The vibe is metro-retro in all the right ways. Though urban, there…

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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…

Kaaterskill Falls

Some destinations feel purely like vacation spots, others feel instinctively like home. The Catskills are a place you can settle into and stay awhile. Pick a couple of towns and really get to know their main streets. Even though you may only…

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Looking for an adventurous way to unplug, destress and reconnect with nature? Whitewater rafting is the ultimate elixir. When you’ve had it up to here with crater-size potholes that make pedaling a Citi Bike feel like a ride on…

Valley Forge

America’s National Park Service turns 100 this year and there’s no better way to celebrate this milestone than by visiting one of its parks. No need to travel far to discover these gems of stewardship and conservation. Several of…

Windjammer

3,478 miles of harbors, inlets and bays define Maine’s exceptional coastline. To fully appreciate the majesty of this rugged scenery, you deserve to see it from the water.