Home Tags USA-Northeast

Tag: USA-Northeast

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...

Presque Isle

Lighthouses and more in Erie, Pennsylvania’s Quiet Star By Renée S. Gordon Presque Isle is located west of Erie’s downtown. In actuality it is not an island but rather a 3,200-acre sandy peninsula that forms Presque Isle Bay, the deep harbor port that made Erie a...

Mirbeau Inn and Spa Skaneateles

A Magical, Monet-inspired stay in New York’s Finger Lakes By Katie DeTar Retreating to Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Skaneateles, New York is more than a simple getaway. It is an immersive, luxurious experience that floods your senses and eases your mind. The intimate 34-room resort, inspired...

Erie, PA

Pennsylvania’s Quiet Star By Renée S. Gordon Erie, Pennsylvania, located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, is the state’s fourth largest city, the state’s only major city on the lakeshore, and has played a significant role in historic events that impacted the entire nation. Visitors...

Morey’s Piers

Morey's Piers
Get Wild in New Jersey By Renée S. Gordon Alexander Boardman was a train conductor who grew weary of extracting sand residue from his cars. His solution, a wooden path, was first put into operation in Atlantic City in 1870. In 1900 the City of Wildwood,...

The Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute
“Genghis Kahn: Bring the Legend to Life” special exhibit comes to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By Renée S. Gordon Genghis Kahn, considered to have been one of the world's greatest leaders, is the subject of a special exhibit that will make the first northeastern stop on an international...
2018 Chevy Trax

All-Weather Test Drive [2018 Chevrolet Trax]

We road-tested a 2018 Chevrolet Trax through storms, sun and even frost. The Chevy Trax served us well from Atlanta, Georgia to Covington, Kentucky to...
Murrells Inlet Marshwalk - Hammock Coast

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast Welcomes Vacationers Back

Coastal Communities in Georgetown County Avoided Worst of Hurricane Florence’s Wrath South Carolina’s Hammock Coast, with idyllic fall weather in the forecast and an ever-popular...
Whitewater Rafting West Virginia's New River

Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia’s New River

Find thrills on the water in southern West Virginia. By Rachel Cooper As an experienced flat-water kayaker, I am comfortable on the water. But riding through...

5 Reasons to Visit Wilmington, Delaware Right Now

By Hope S. Philbrick If you’re like me, the mere fact that you’ve never before visited Wilmington, Delaware, is reason enough to book a trip. While...
eat in Blowing Rock NC

Where To Eat in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Small town, big flavor. By Hope S. Philbrick Taste buds are the only essential to bring on any trip to Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Blowing Rock has...
Meadowbrook Inn

Meadowbrook Inn

If you’ve always wanted to feel rich without actually forking over too much cash, book a stay at Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. You can sprawl out in a suite at surprisingly affordable rates—plus, if your travel dates are flexible, you can save even more with specials.
Savannah Marriott Riverfront

Savannah Marriott Riverfront

$20-million renovation complete at Savannah Marriott Riverfront!  By Hope S. Philbrick “We have the strangest collection of things in this car,” said my friend Jan, as...

Mixed Case: Forward Tastes

Twelve Tasty Sips Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries by the dozen. Whether you’re perusing a bar...
Paradise Rental Boats

Rent a Houseboat on Lake Lanier [Inside Scoop]

2018 UPDATE: Paradise Rental Boats sold its houseboat fleet. This service is no longer available with the company that we reviewed. Rather than delete...

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...
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...
The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn

The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn [Update: New Pod]

Dip into relaxation in Asheville, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick “This is the best thing ever,” said my husband after emerging from underneath a therapeutic...
Kentucky Bourbon Country

21+ Awesome Bourbon Experiences in Kentucky Bourbon Country

Enjoy America’s whiskey on and off the official Kentucky Bourbon Trail in Central Kentucky, a.k.a. "Bourbon Country". Explore Kentucky Bourbon at its Source. By Hope S....