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Lake Placid, a village located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, is home to both history and adventure for every season. Not only is Lake Placid the only city to have hosted the Winter Olympics twice, once in 1932 and again in 1980, Lake Placid is a destination for everything you crave in the […]

Burlington Vermont Statue

Across Lake Champlain in the Adirondacks is the vibrant college town of Burlington, Vermont. Its youthful spirit makes it a cool destination to relax in, local brews in hand; and its size makes it an ideal car-free getaway. Charmingly New England, with a refreshingly indie flare, Burlington welcomes visitors with locally-focused dining and plentiful opportunities […]

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It’s mid-February, and NYC is awakening from its early winter slumber with a jam-packed line-up of Presidents’ Day activities and events across the boroughs. Take advantage of everything that’s happening around the city by exploring some of the events that New York City has to offer this three day weekend.   No matter what you’re […]

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When the mercury drops below freezing, many of us prepare for four months of Netflix, hot toddies and excessive heating bills. We avoid spending time outside at all costs, save for that one warm-weather Caribbean getaway. To put it lightly, sometimes New York doesn’t seem like the best place to spend winter. But that doesn’t […]

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For most people, Valentine’s Day can be one of two things: a time to show someone special you care about them through holiday-themed acts, or a dreaded time of year where everything you see on social media, the internet and in the supermarket reminds you of how lonely you are. But regardless of which end […]

Ajay Suresh DIA:Beacon art museum

Located on the Hudson River, Beacon is a bohemian, cozy town just one hour from Manhattan complete with art, culture, a historic waterfront and vibrant main street. There’s also a renowned modern art museum, opportunities to hike,  great shopping and access to nearby river towns such as Cold Spring, Garrison, and Peekskill, which are all […]

Night Sky Photography Fuji Mountain Oregon

There is something about the dark night skies that really instill us with wonder. Maybe it’s the fact that we are staring at something so far away, it may no longer actually be there. Maybe it’s that when darkness takes over each night, a new world opens up. Maybe it’s simply the unknown. I have […]

March For Our Lives Portland

In addition to being named the “Best Food City” in the US, Portland is also home to an annual Martin Luther King Celebration, making it the perfect getaway for this upcoming holiday weekend. From eclectic neighborhoods and harbor views to soul food and a thriving micro-brewery scene, there is plenty to do in Portland during […]

Providence Winter Skyline

By Allison Tibaldi and Josh Laskin With 2019 finally here, many of us are thinking about our travel plans for the upcoming year. And with places like Singapore, Iceland and Peru getting so much attention as of late, it’s easy to overlook what’s going on right here in our backyard. From downtown farmer’s markets to […]