The charm of this Chesapeake Bay city comes from two different places: its history and its spirit. With red brick sidewalks and well-preserved buildings as far as the eye can see, it’s easy to tune into the city’s early colonial days, when Annapolis was known as the “Athens of America.” Urban adventure is everywhere—the USNA […]

Whitewater Rafting on the Hudson

For a summer city break with a hint of yeehaw!—be it horseback riding through the Adirondacks, whitewater rafting down the Hudson River, or sailing on Seneca Lake—book one of these great hotel packages offering plenty of adventure and relaxation in upstate New York.

Red Hat on the River

The journey to get to these 10 waterfront restaurants in Westchester is as rewarding as the dining destinations themselves. This weekend, leave the noise, the familiar neighborhoods and crowded foodie nooks to feast your eyes on one of these culinary adventures—all easily accessible without the car. Whichever place you land first, after one outing, you’ll […]

meal at Bunker Vietnamese

The Big Apple BBQ Block Party lures thousands of food-driven New Yorkers each year, and last weekend’s 14th annual edition was no exception. Some of the featured “pitmasters” at the festival run Manhattan-based restaurants, such as Jean-Paul Bourgeois’ Blue Smoke, Charles Grund’s Hill Country, and John Stage’s Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. But the vast majority of the […]