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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 […]

tropicana atlantic city

Atlantic City may seem like an ironic destination to rid you of your post-election blues—given that it’s certainly haunted by the spirit of the president-elect. But it’s time to face your demons and aggressively party like there’s no 2017. Just a couple hours from New York City and you’ll have all the ingredients for a […]

The Borgata

With the recent shuttering of Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club, not to mention the expected closure of Trump Taj Mahal in November, things aren’t looking so good for America’s Playground.

When the temperatures drop, you can count on these six hotels to offer great rates and dreamy digs all season long. Whether you choose to escape to a cozy bohemian retreat in the Catskills or a funky Bed-and-Breakfast in Montréal, these fabulous budget-friendly accommodations make it easy to plan a car-free getaway this winter. Kate’s […]

Fork & Knife Inn

As you stroll along the oldest and longest boardwalk in America, the smells of hot dogs, funnel cakes, and other fair foods entice. But save room. From trendy Asian fusion to succulent seafood and sunset cocktails, here are the best places to eat and drink in Atlantic City—on and off the boardwalk.

Beach, Bristol

In the summer, it can be impossible to find a beautiful beach near the city with a nice breeze and barely anyone there. Instead of turning to a bustling Long Island shore for a taste of the sea, consider these 10 easy car-free beach getaways, from Southport to Cape Elizabeth.

Azure by Allegretti

Atlantic City has evolved to become much more than a place to go for a wild weekend at the beach. It may even be entering its second golden age as it continues to draw foodie travelers—and innovative star chefs like Bobby Flay, Michel Richard, Wolfgang Puck, and Marc Forgione—as a desirable culinary destination. Here are […]


Sometimes the same old love song signals comfort and contentment. Sometimes it suggests you’re in a rut. A romantic getaway to Atlantic City is an ideal way to change your tune. Though it’s generally known for partying, the city by the sea has a lot more to offer than boozin’ and blackjack. Any number of […]

Atlantic City by Shinya Suzuki

Whether you know anything about it, Sin City just sounds like a place a person should visit at least once in a lifetime. And it is. But if you’d rather not drop a grand on a trip to Las Vegas right now, look south for your next gaming getaway. Atlantic City is an effortless and […]