If you think Long Island is just a place where wealthy people spend their summers, we’ve got news for you. Long Island is full of world-class options for entertainment and dining year-round. It is also an ideal destination for people seeking outdoor activities. It is not a question of finding something to do on Long Island, it’s about spending […]

Boat Out to Sea

If you’re already counting down the days until Labor Day weekend, but you have little time to research a getaway, visit Travelwits.com. This new site will do your travel planning for you packaging hotels and transportation, so you can spend less time on the computer and more time daydreaming about your trip. Plug in your […]

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 […]

Urban Biking becky-day-74997

May 1st marks the beginning of Bike Month, a 31-day celebration of cyclists. Bike Month has been around since 1956, encouraging more people to adopt biking into their lifestyles. There are a ton of cool activities going on to celebrate. To help you find the best, we’ve curated a list of our favorite bike month events […]

Fall is a particularly beautiful time of the year: trees explode in shades of red and gold, complimented by crisp air and amicable weather. Though it’s possible to catch sight of some of the autumn splendor from within New York City, fall is best enjoyed outside city limits, whether hiking, apple picking, or biking through […]

As a major summer destination for New Yorkers, Montauk has undergone swift changes in the past few years, but maintains an air of edge and the bohemian spirit that made it so appealing in the first place.

Montauk

Stepping off the train into the salty fresh air, you just want to linger in that moment of arrival where work and stress have vanished, and all you can think about is getting to the ocean and eating whatever local catch it has to offer.

oM on an all women bike ride

For years, whether traveling or training, I’ve always found myself biking with men; my husband, father, brother-in-law and godfather all ride. I’ll admit it’s a thrill to feel like one of the guys—tackling a crazy climb together, their mental and physical toughness rubbing off on my two wheels—but there is something even greater, I learned […]

Visit the Staue of Liberty

If you don’t have any grand holiday getaway plans but still want to do something special on the fourth, celebrate your independence with one of these four easy escapes from the city. Each activity—from a Shakespeare Festival in the Hudson Valley to a private beach retreat in Montauk—are all accessible without the car from NYC […]