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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 […]

Stowe by Kevin Jarrett

With Labor Day approaching faster than we’d all like to admit, hotels and resorts at many popular destinations across the country are filling up quick. If you are one of those spontaneous, last-minute vacationers, don’t worry! A new website called Travelwits.com helps travelers plan itineraries with no more information than a starting location, destination, budget, […]

Baltimore Public Domain Image

Friday is meant for leaving work behind, grabbing your already-packed bag, hopping on the train, and thinking about the whale watching and dockside dining ahead. See ya Monday, NYC! To figure out where to escape for the weekend with a budget of $700, we used brand new booking platform TravelWits to search by budget, transit time and […]

Sagamore Distillery

Baltimore is a patchwork of over 200 eclectic neighborhoods that give this big city a cozy feel. Go beyond the tourist-heavy Inner Harbor and you will be richly rewarded. If you’ve already explored Charm City, the time is ripe for a return visit. There are plenty of new dining and drinking spots plus a bike […]

Light City Baltimore insatllation

Light City is such a feast of creativity you’ll want to catch the next Amtrak to Charm City. This year’s edition runs each evening through November 1-10, 2019 and is absolutely free. What exactly is Light City? It’s the nation’s first large-scale light, music and innovation festival. It aims to redefine what is possible in […]

Greyhound 1960s ad

Go ahead and splurge on the hotel now that Greyhound is offering 50% off bus tickets to any destination this summer. A Greyhound spokesperson told offMetro NY that riders who book their trip 21 days in advance can enjoy the discount. Visit greyhound.com to plan your trip, but call the company directly to book tickets.

DC cherry blossom fest

It’s a big world out there and nothing beats discovering it with your kid. Far-flung destinations are enticing but big-ticket trips take time and planning. Even if you haven’t planned ahead for the upcoming school holidays, you’re in luck. Three family-friendly urban centers are only a short train or bus ride from NYC. Consider an […]

Annapolis

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 […]