offMetro NY> Summer Travel Guide

When planning a romantic getaway with a loved one, the pressure is on! It has to feel far away without too long of a trek, luxurious but also slightly adventurous, and your meals have to be top-notch without a price tag that hurts. Remember, it’s your vacation too, so let brand new booking platform TravelWits help. On […]

Kayaking in Providence

It’s the time of the year when high temperatures and full sunshine lure vacationers to explore city streets and relax at the beach. Multitalented Providence is the ideal getaway. It offers a scenic setting and plenty to do outdoors. Just three hours from New York City and a handful of miles from the shore, Providence […]

Summer Book Picture - Unpslash

Summer is the perfect time to relax with a good book. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or riding the subway, here’s our list of the best books to read this summer.    Woman No. 17   Writer Edan Lepucki burst onto the scene with her first novel, California, when Stephen Colbert trumpeted the title […]

Fire at Campsite

Every June, OutdoorFest transforms a 75-acre green space in Staten Island into NYC’s largest campground for a 24- hour experience unlike any other.

Dog adventures

If you own one of the 600,000 dogs that live in this city, odds are you’ve thought about bringing the pooch camping or on that beach retreat. But how often has that happened? Now, with Amtrak’s pet program, hopefully you’ll be taking your furry friends on the road more often. Here’s our guide to pet-friendly […]

Rocking Horse Ranch

You’re determined, before they’re all grown up and on their own, that this summer you’re going to spend a lot of quality time with your kids. If you’re overwhelmed with all the options or don’t know where to start (and perhaps don’t want to drive), we’ve honed in on 20 activities and getaways in and […]

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Listen to the words of Shakespeare on the lawn of a historic mansion overlooking the Hudson River. Chortle at a political satire created for “nerds, outcasts, and mad experimenters of theater.” Climb the stairs to a rooftop show and bob your head to the rhythm of Ky-Mani Marley. Plan a quick escape to one of […]

June 19, 2012 –  This summer, there are two new beautiful boutique hotels in Newport (family owned) and Bridgehampton (Tom Collichio) that merit a getaway. Greek gourmands and the taco obsessed have two recently opened spots to try on Long Island and Long Island City The Attwater Hotel | 22 Liberty Street Newport, RI This new […]