Band at beach

Whether you’re looking for music by the beach or local brews with a side of fall foliage, these five New Jersey fall festivals serve up easy day trips from New York City. Sea.Hear.Now Music Festival When: September 29-30, 2018 Where: Asbury Park, New Jersey Head to the beach for a weekend of music on the […]

Apple Festival Photo

The combination of beer, apples and foliage make fall the best time to spend a weekend at a festival. Today we offer the second edition of our guide to fall festivals – this one focusing on our home state of New York. Hop on a bus or train for one of these five New York […]

Steel mill Bethlehem Pennsylvania

Unless you’re into blacksmithing, Moravian history, or went to Lehigh University, chances are Bethlehem, PA has not made it onto your bucket list… yet. Turns out, it’s ridiculously close to the city – just a 2-hour bus ride away – and its rich history is surprisingly relevant to our present-day city life. Much of our […]

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 hotels. The scenery is as majestic as any Edward Hopper painting. The seventy windswept acres sit atop Bald Head Cliff. Combine million-dollar views with posh […]

Looking Glass, North Carolina

If you’re looking for an art-infused town with a waterfall-heavy landscape, stunning scenery, mountain bike and hiking trails and some of the state’s most savory southern cuisine, consider a weekend in Brevard, North Carolina. It’s a southern spring fling of the best variety. Get Outdoors: Since you’re in the Land of Waterfalls—250 to be exact!—lace […]

Hotel on North

Downtown Pittsfield’s thriving art scene and creative energy make it a perennial favorite with urbanites craving a weekend getaway. On June 1, the already dynamic panorama gets an upscale boost with the opening of Hotel on North, offering 45 rooms in the heart of town.

Ogunquit, Maine

April 29th, 2015 — Dreaming of a classic New England seaside summer vacation? It doesn’t get more quintessentially Americana than Ogunquit, Maine, one of offMetro’s Best Family Getaways by the Beach. As of May 22, C&J’s new seasonal nonstop service is making it even easier for car-free visitors to access this charming town. Daily service […]