About a hundred miles north of New York City, the Catskill Mountains stretch on the west side of the Hudson River. Unlike other nearby city escapes, much of the region feels untouched, perfect for those searching for a more peaceful retreat. The serene setting is attracting city dwellers and thus ... More
Spend a winter weekend in upstate New York’s wine country
Upstate New York might be the Mecca of fall foliage and a go-to spot for summertime camping trips, but this increasingly trendy drinking and dining destination is still worth a visit during the winter months. With the wineries of the Finger Lakes still open for business and an abundance of ... More
New Year’s Eve is as synonymous with New York City as it is Champagne or resolutions. According to the Times Square Alliance, an estimated one million people will flock to the midtown neighborhood, and over a billion people will tune in to watch the ball drop. If you ... More
If you regularly flock to the Hamptons for a summer escape from New York City, think of Palm Beach, Florida as your winter version of that getaway. Extravagant mansions, luxury shopping, and beachside resorts mirror that of a East Hampton, but with palm trees and a resort feel. Manhattanites cruise ... More
Before visiting Miami for the first time, I pictured impossibly blue water, and that’s about it. Imagine my surprise upon discovering just how many other colors paint this city, from the pinks and whites of South Beach’s nostalgia-inducing Art Deco architecture to the neon-bright personalities of local characters.
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The buzz about Charleston, South Carolina is getting louder. The food, the charm, the beaches, and the perk of a less-than-two-hour JetBlue flight from New York City make the southern city and ideal destination for a weekend excursion. Despite the positive chatter, I was unprepared for how impressive the architecture ... More