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Summer is ripe for roaming sculpture-dappled fields, watching the warm sun reflect off a glass house, and picnicking under a massive three-legged Buddha.

A woman approaches me in a Red Bank bar. “Excuse me,” she says. “You look so cute sitting there with your book and glass of beer. Like you’re in New York.” As I am visiting from Manhattan, I laugh….

Boat Out to Sea

If you’re already counting down the days until Labor Day weekend, but you have little time to research a getaway, visit Travelwits.com. This new site will do your travel planning for you packaging hotels and transportation, so you can…

Wave Hill House in the Bronx

Have you visited Wave Hill in Riverdale? The idyllic landscape hugs the Hudson River and provides magnificent vistas of the river and the Palisades as Henry Hudson had seen it in 1609. Wave Hill was built as a country…

Terra Glmaping

Glamping takes root in New York City beginning August 11 with the launch of Terra Glamping: Fort Tilden, a luxury camp pop-up in Fort Tilden, part of the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area on the Rockaway Peninsula. The first of its kind,…

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…

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When planning a romantic getaway with a loved one, the pressure is on! It has to feel far away without too long of a trek, luxurious but also slightly adventurous, and your meals have to be top-notch without a…