offMetro NY> Summer Travel Guide

It’s the time of the year when high temperatures and full sunshine lure vacationers to explore city streets and relax at the beach. Multitalented Providence is the ideal getaway. It offers a scenic setting and plenty to do outdoors….

Summer Book Picture - Unpslash

Summer is the perfect time to relax with a good book. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or riding the subway, here’s our list of the best books to read this summer.    Woman No. 17   Writer Edan…

Fire at Campsite

Every June, OutdoorFest transforms a 75-acre green space in Staten Island into NYC’s largest campground for a 24- hour experience unlike any other.

Dog adventures

If you own one of the 600,000 dogs that live in this city, odds are you’ve thought about bringing the pooch camping or on that beach retreat. But how often has that happened? Now, with the launch of Amtrak’s…

Rocking Horse Ranch

You’re determined, before they’re all grown up and on their own, that this summer you’re going to spend a lot of quality time with your kids. If you’re overwhelmed with all the options or don’t know where to start…

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Listen to the words of Shakespeare on the lawn of a historic mansion overlooking the Hudson River. Chortle at a political satire created for “nerds, outcasts, and mad experimenters of theater.” Climb the stairs to a rooftop show and…

This summer, there are two new beautiful boutique hotels in Newport (family owned) and Bridgehampton (Tom Collichio) that merit a getaway. Greek gourmands and the taco obsessed have two recently opened spots to try on Long Island and Long Island…

When was the last time you marveled at the New York skyline from the seat of a kayak? Rode some waves on horseback or a surf board? Went hiking and didn’t hear a sound from civilization until you were…