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Glamping at Fort Tilden

It’s time to take a break from that constant city clamor and fall asleep to the sound of tumbling waves and the hum of summer cicadas. Just east of Breezy Point and west of Jacob Riis, Fort Tilden is the big patch of green on a map of the Rockaway peninsula and is part of […]

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 join the party. Get Outdoors If you want to learn to surf, Long Beach should top […]

Lake George by Regina Baker

Not every destination is the most public-transit friendly, and that can be a real bummer sometimes with all that’s out there to explore. That’s why I was so excited to hear about the new car share and rental company out of Brooklyn called: ReachNow. Both accessible and affordable, ReachNow is a great way to make […]

Washington, D.C., is so loaded with attractions, it would be impossible to see them all. Why not spend a weekend focused on one neighborhood? Cosmopolitan and inclusive, Dupont Circle is dripping with cultural flair. Embassies, museums and eateries draw people from all corners of the city as well as the globe. The Dupont Circle fountain […]

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, rides, and trails abound. Seeking the best local intel on where to pedal, paddle, surf and reconnect with […]

Aerial View-Mohonk

Perched on top of the Shawangunk Ridge, 90 miles north New York City, the elegant Mohonk Mountain House is an ideal weekend getaway any time of year. The Nature Conservancy named the Shawangunks, with their sandstone cliffs and copious rock-climbing routes, one of earth’s “Last Great Places”. Mohonk takes full advantage of its location as the […]

Woodstock (Winter)

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 […]