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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…

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Cape May is an all-American seaside resort bursting with yesteryear charm. Its visual splendor includes an architectural tiara of Victorian gingerbread homes in candy-colors. Throw in an adorable trolley, old-fashioned candy stores selling saltwater taffy and the magnificent Atlantic…

air balloon ride in fall

When green turns to gold, mixed with humbling hues of red, orange and yellow, that’s your cue. Whether for a day or weekend, celebrate our most spectacular season by land, air, and sea with these seven adventurous fall foliage…

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…

Delaware River

This August, instead of following the hoi polloi to the east end or upstate New York, consider the quaint undiscovered hamlet of Frenchtown, located about 90 minutes from midtown Manhattan. This once bustling industrious river town along the Delaware is like a…

Greyhound 1960s ad

Go ahead and splurge on the hotel now that Greyhound is offering 50% off bus tickets to any destination this summer. A Greyhound spokesperson told offMetro NY that riders who book their trip 21 days in advance can enjoy…

Early Bird

The town’s first dedicated espresso house just opened to great fanfare, as if you didn’t already have enough reasons to visit Frenchtown, with its cute shops, great bike paths, and laidback vibe. The brainchild of proprietors Patrick and Kimberly Legin, Early Bird is…

Frenchtown setting

Although Frenchtown has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1994, chances are you haven’t heard of this sleepy little hamlet. Nestled 1.3 square miles along the verdant Delaware River, just over an hour from Manhattan,…