A train ride north to Saratoga Springs, New York, is like a time machine that transports visitors back more than 100 years. That’s when Saratoga was just getting its footing. Much of the city’s history still stands today in…

Grand Central

Whether heading  to a gourmet getaway in New Haven or a relaxing bike ride in the Hudson Valley, one of our favorite methods to escape is by Metro-North. This week, we visited the Metro-North Getaway Day at Grand Central Terminal to find…

At first, New York City might not appear to be a mecca for outdoor adventure, but city dwellers may be surprised to find just how many activities are just a quick subway ride away. In the midst of our urban jungle, waves,…

Harlem-Valley-Bike-Ride

If you are looking to get away to the Hudson Valley on your bike, but you don’t have a car, you are in luck! One of the best things about bicycling in the Hudson Valley is its robust, bike-friendly…

Wells Reserve

Earth Day has come and gone, but at offMetro, we make a year-round effort to infuse a healthy dose of green into every getaway. A trip to Wells, Maine is a naturalist’s paradise that is easy to get to…

Awaken your earthly senses in Newport, a picture-perfect Rhode Island town with an abundance of active outdoor options. Hiking, biking, sailing and surfing are just a few of the choices for plein-air enthusiasts. A prominent seaport since colonial times,…

Flowers

In 1969, a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California prompted then U.S Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, to create the first ever Earth Day. He felt encouraging students to take action while raising awareness about pollution could put…

View of the property

Cliff House is a Southern Maine resort that has offered vacationers hospitality for over 150 years. It has been completely re-imagined and transformed into one of New England’s most stunning seafront hotels. The scenery is as majestic as any…