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The Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania are just a two-hour bus ride from New York City but will still give you that “world away” feeling. The area is replete with cold weather activities – by day you can hit the slopes or go for a winter hike. By night you can tuck into a rustic restaurant, […]

Combat the mid-winter doldrums with a mood-boosting getaway. We’ve rounded-up 7 hotels that offer plenty of amenities without requiring you to open your wallet too wide. If you’re concerned about planet earth as we forge into 2017, these properties are easy to reach without a car, so you may indulgently repose while keeping the carbon […]

Skiing in the Catskills

A day trip to the Catskills is great way to get out and get vertical. Two popular—and easy to reach—mountain resorts are Hunter and Windham. Can’t decide which one is for you? Find out how they compare in this Catskill Mountain Smackdown where we compare Hunter Mountain versus Windham! Slope Stats: Hunter and Windham both […]

toggenburg skiing syracuse

Syracuse is a mere hop, skip and a jump from Manhattan. A foodie paradise with plenty of snowy sports and a downtown filled with rich history, this cousin to the Big Apple is now being called the official home of winter. Play: Syracuse wouldn’t be the official home of winter if it wasn’t home to […]

Woodstock Inn VT

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call Woodstock, Vermont one of New England’s prettiest towns. Nestled in the Green Mountains, Woodstock’s covered bridges, storybook town green, church steeples and rolling river present a dreamy panorama steeped in yesteryear charm. A conservationist ethos permeates every aspect of the village, with power players like the Rockefeller family […]

Ottawa Canada

This year’s politics have you considering a move to Canada? Capital city Ottawa has it all: top-notch museums, a heavyweight cultural scene, mouth-watering dining and outdoor options galore. Don’t dismiss a winter visit. Residents embrace the frigid weather and downright celebrate it during their fabulous February festival, Winterlude. Bilingual Ottawa is just over the border […]

Get out and enjoy this winter’s bounty of snow when you ride the I Love NY Bus for a day trip to some of the state’s best ski areas. Hop aboard a roomy Hampton Jitney motor coach in midtown and in a few hours you’ll be skiing or snowboarding in the Catskill Mountains.