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Long Island (Hamptons, Montauk, Shelter Island)

Braving the Waves: A Beginner’s Guide to Surfing in Montauk
Take Your Bike to Three Long Island Vineyards in North Fork
Cruising Montauk: Four Bike Rides for the Long Island Weekend
Vine Time: A Guide to Long Island’s North Fork Wineries
Pre-Summer Travel: Switching Gears on Shelter Island

Romantic Retreats

Family Fun

Six Kid-Friendly Museums Near NYC
Five of the Best Family Resorts in the Northeast
The Fall Family Getaway Guide

Small Town Retreats

In Cape Elizabeth, a Cozy Eco Retreat by the Sea
The Quintessential Fall Escape: Historic New Hope, PA
What a Growing Locavore Movement Looks Like: Things to Do in the Berkshires

Railway to Small Town Heaven: Things to Do in Rhinebeck, NY

Woodstock, NY: In Search of the Last Hippie
Up the River, A Cache of Olde-World Charm
Greenport, NY: A Taste of Wine, History, and the Sea

Five Upstate New York Getaways

Historic Haunts: Tip Toeing Over Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow

Outer Borough Adventures

Where to Picnic in New York: Seven Scenic Spots Near NYC
Chef de Queens: Exploring Julie Powell’s Long Island City
In Van Cortlandt Park, Walking the Trails Less Traveled
Finding Things to Do in Red Hook Amid the Rough-and-Tumble

Art + Culture

Other Cities

Outdoor Adventures

The 17 Best Camping Sites Near NYC
Off Season Adventures: Things to Do in Block Island
Hike Like a Local in Westchester: The Historic Croton Aqueduct Trail

A Breath of Invincibility: Rock Climbing in the Gunks

Dude, Forget Your Car: Nine Easily Accessible Beaches

City Island Hike: Get into the Spring of Things
Summer Breeze: Sailing the Arabella in New England
Outdoor Adventure: Hiking Breakneck Ridge
An Eco-cation: Stone Barns Center for Agriculture and Food

Have Dog, Will Travel: 7 Pet–Friendly Getaways Near NYC