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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Weirdly Wonderful By Hope S. Philbrick Lots of destinations boast about having “something for everyone.” Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania just might actually achieve that lofty goal. There is not just one Nemacolin experience. The resort is comprised of multiple venues that offer vastly different décor...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Independent by Design” By Renée S. Gordon Philadelphia’s variously recognized as “The City of Murals,” “The City of Restaurants,” “The City of the Arts” and “The City of Neighborhoods.” It boasts more than 3,000 murals—a greater number than any other city in the world!—eclectic restaurants and...

Thirst Boston

Annual Thirst Boston event is exclusive to adults age 21 and older. 21 Plus Salute! ‘Thirst Boston' rolls out schedule of events and seminars, releases tickets for sale. Four-day lineup features new and improved events, hands-on seminars, tastings. Thirst Boston returns for the third time May 20-23,...

As Seen In NYC

"Start spreading the news...." It's impossible not to be excited when you see years of hard work culminate in a big, dramatic splash of light. Our Getaways for Grownups logo lit up the Nasdaq tower in Times Square, New York, New York on December 30, 2015.   This happened....

In Season: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster PA
Holiday Happenings By Renée S. Gordon Lancaster, much to many people’s surprise, is both a county (founded in 1729) and a city (established a few years later). The county is comprised of more than 60 towns and villages with colorful names, distinguished histories, one-of-a-kind attractions and...

In Season: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Holiday Headquarters in Christmas City USA: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania By Renée S. Gordon Each year throngs of people travel thousands of miles to spend the holidays in Bethlehem, Israel but you may be surprised to learn that there is another, exciting Bethlehem right here in the United...

Philadelphia’s Germantown

World heritage in an American city. By Renée S. Gordon On November 6, 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was designated the first World Heritage City in the United States. Some aspects of American history in Philadelphia are well known: The city is the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and...

Fun For Men

Celebrate men's health with a man-cation. Since November is host to Movember, a global campaign to raise awareness about men's health issues including prostate and testicular cancer, several hotels around the world are celebrating men this month with special “bro-cation” experiences. Among the fun options... Explore the...

Ram’s Head Inn

Book an exclusive winter escape. The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island, New York may close its doors to the public from January through March, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own picturesque winter weekend at the classic waterfront inn. The cozy 17 room inn...
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Hop-On Hop-Off London Bus Tour

Tour the United Kingdom's capital riding atop a double-decker bus. By Carrie Whitney The image of a double-decker bus is synonymous with London, England, but in...
B&Bs in SC Old 96 District

Bed & Breakfast Accommodations in South Carolina’s Old 96 District

Story by Hope S. Philbrick Photos courtesy Old 96 District Sponsored by Old 96 District Located in the western part of South Carolina bordering Georgia, South Carolina’s...
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Come Find Bourbon

There’s a fresh, new answer to the common question of where to stay when exploring Kentucky Bourbon Country, thanks to the tourism commissions of...
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Road Tested Picnic Gear: Mermaid Straw & Rigwa Bowl

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, picnics are climbing up the list of fun things to do. Packing up a lunch or snacks to eat...
Lake Lanier Boat Rental

Lake Lanier Boat Rental

No boat? No problem! Get on the water with a Lake Lanier boat rental! From in-depth insiders' tips to a quick reference guide, we've...
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Fun Things To Do in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

By Hope S. Philbrick Most any time of any year, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, a small community in the Great Smoky Mountains nestled between Sevierville and...
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The Painted Pin [2020 Update]

Coronavirus Era: Same house, new rules! Painted Hospitality has announced that The Painted Pin and its sibling business The Painted Duck will officially reopen on Wednesday,...
Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Cabins

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins

By Hope S. Philbrick There’s no need to choose between relaxing mountain vistas and bustling Dollywood: Enjoy both during one getaway by staying at one...

Bourbon Country [2019 Update]

Savor America’s Native Spirit Loop through Kentucky on a road trip that promises adult fun, picturesque views, learning opportunities, tasty treats, and freebies By Hope S....

Inn to Inn to Inn: Hiking in Shenandoah National Park

One luxurious way to hike part of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick Recently, I hiked 30 miles in three days. It ranks as...
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Houseboat Rentals in the U.S.A. [Exclusive]

By Hope S. Philbrick with additional reporting by Katie DeTar Two years ago, in the course of researching this story for Simply Buckhead magazine, I...
Mall of America

Mall of America [UPDATE]

Bloomington, Minnesota is home to the No. 1 tourism attraction in the United States. The shopping mecca offers plenty of grownup fun even if you...
Dirty Dancing Weekend @ Mountain Lake Lodge

“Dirty Dancing” Weekend at Mountain Lake Lodge

Carry a watermelon. Hold the frame. Shake your maracas. Never let anybody put you in the corner. Most of all, smile and have the...