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Seasonal Traditions at The Rittenhouse

Philadelphia’s Premier Urban Retreat Celebrates the Season with Special Sips and Treats, Dazzling Décor, and Exclusive Experiences The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia’s iconic luxury hotel, announced a series of festive activations and exclusive experiences for the holiday season. A must-visit destination for merrymakers of all ages, guests...

Lake Placid Lodge

By Katie DeTar There’s something magical about northern New York’s Adirondack Mountains. A mystique created of history, natural beauty, and rugged terrain. It’s an allure that continues to draw me, year after year, to this beautiful 6.1 million acre park that’s been my summer escape...

Lake Placid, New York

By Katie DeTar History, nature and culture come together in northern New York’s Adirondack Mountains, and one small town’s serendipitous mix of these three essential destination elements creates a magical vacation setting. Lake Placid’s charming alpine-esque Main Street is the central hub for activities that surround...

Four Hotel Rooms With a View

By Katie DeTar Overnight accommodations set the mood of the entire vacation and can be much more than a place to rest weary heads. These four retreats are memorable destinations in their own right. Foxley Farm - Ligonier, Pennsylvania Driving down the winding lane from Barron Road in...

Charlie The Butcher’s Kitchen: Beef On Weck

By Hope S. Philbrick Buffalo made hot chicken wings famous, but the folks in western New York have managed to keep their better native dish mainly to themselves: beef on weck. For nearly 100 years this succulent sandwich has been readily available at delis, diners,...

Historic Jalbert Camps

Traditions, legends live on in the heart of the Maine woods Text and Photos By Julia Bayly It was a scene straight out of Disney: The months-old calf bravely crossed a river channel to catch up with the cow moose vanishing into the thick brush on...

New York’s Finger Lakes Region

The most viticulturally diverse area in the world boasts beautiful wines and vistas. By Hope S. Philbrick Depending on where you live, you might not commonly find wines from New York's Finger Lakes region on restaurant wine lists and store shelves. But that shouldn’t be taken...
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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...
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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...