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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 […]

Red Frog Resort, Panama

For travelers looking to score a holiday bargain, Cyber Monday is becoming a post-Thanksgiving tradition that rivals turkey and football. Cyber Monday falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving, with cost-conscious travel deals flooding the Internet. Many deals are announced at the eleventh hour, so keep your eyes open for last minute specials. Here are some […]

A woman approaches me in a Red Bank bar. “Excuse me,” she says. “You look so cute sitting there with your book and glass of beer. Like you’re in New York.” As I am visiting from Manhattan, I laugh. “Just killing time before a reservation,” I explain. We smile at each other before she returns […]

Ocracoke beach by Ole Bendik Kvisberg/Flickr

Summer is here and you’re sure it’s time to get out of the city and onto a beach.  Yet, there’s not one “best beach” near NYC but rather an entire list of beaches we love. To figure it out, we used brand new booking platform TravelWits to search by budget, transit time and most importantly for […]

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Celebrate our nation’s independence where the likes of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton stayed during the Revolutionary War. Just hop on New Jersey transit to get your fix for history and the American Revolution in Morristown, NJ. The Continental Army waited out some of the harshest winters of the war between 1777 and 1780 by […]

When was the last time you looked at that adventurous to-do list you made ages ago? Summer is a beautiful season to be a bird, and to make the experience less intimidating, oM scouted the best skydiving drop zones near NYC, including outfitters in Long Island, Jersey Shore, and upstate New York. Whether you’re a […]