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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.

Hotel on North

Downtown Pittsfield’s thriving art scene and creative energy make it a perennial favorite with urbanites craving a weekend getaway. On June 1, the already dynamic panorama gets an upscale boost with the opening of Hotel on North, offering 45 rooms…

Ogunquit, Maine

Dreaming of a classic New England seaside summer vacation? It doesn’t get more quintessentially Americana than Ogunquit, Maine, one of offMetro’s Best Family Getaways by the Beach. As of May 22, C&J’s new seasonal nonstop service is making it…

Interlaken Inn

The Interlaken Inn is located in Lakeville, Connecticut on the sweet spot between Lake Wononscopomuc and Lake Wononpakook. The middle of nowhere vibes combined with a scattering of cute little nearby towns makes it a very welcoming destination for…

The Mount

Nestled in the Berkshire’s gentle hills, sophisticated Lenox is etched on the map of art lovers. Culture vultures flock to this corner of New England for its packed calendar of performing arts events. Stroll the manicured streets and you’ll…

Spend less time planning a getaway and more time enjoying one this winter. These delightful digs—including a bohemian retreat on Long Island, a historic B&B in Connecticut, a boutique Cambridge hotel and something new just across the river in…

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…

Amelies French Bakery

“Charlotte is whatever you want it to be,” slurred a jovial, former New Yorker I met at The Thirsty Beaver my first night in town. Throughout my weekend I continued to collect equally vague albeit surprisingly accurate mantras. Another was,…