Have you read those articles that tell you that an Eat Pray Love experience will lead to some transformational breakthrough? And that traveling will (gasp) turn you into a better person? Well, that’s all bunk. Sort of.
North of NYC: An Afternoon in Saugerties
Closer to Albany than to NYC, Saugerties is a mostly-rural town in New York’s Ulster County, with a surprisingly big-city palate within the village’s main drag.
North of NYC: Watkins Glen State Park
The unique gorge that Watkins Glen is known for was carved over millennia by the patient, persistent flowing waters of Glen Creek.
North of NYC: Ashokan Reservoir
Despite its complex past, many of us North of NYC take pride in the reservoir and the surrounding protected lands.
Pinnacle Peak Park: An Easy Hike and Pretty Views in Scottsdale, Arizona
At just 1.75 miles long, the main trail at Pinnacle Peak Park offers the weekend wanderer a quick but satisfying taste of a hike in the Sonoran Desert.
The Ethical Impact of an Instagrammable Culture
Oh, Instagram. You fill us with major vacation FOMO and inspire some serious travel YOLO. But at what cost?
Desert Botanical Garden: Sonoran Wonder in Phoenix, Arizona
Located 15 minutes from PHX and just a 20 minute Uber ride from Scottsdale, the Desert Botanical Garden is an enchanting slice of Sonoran beauty.
Family-Friendly Getaway: Lake George, New York
Lake George is once again thriving as a vacation destination, thanks to social media-driven awareness and an improving economy.
Fort Ticonderoga: Experience History and Family Fun in Upstate New York
Atop a hill along the shore of Lake Champlain sits the historically significant site, Fort Ticonderoga. The stately appearance of the fort, its humble grounds, and made-tourist-friendly structures bely a truly scintillating peek into Colonial US and Revolutionary War history.
Hotel Adeline in Scottsdale, AZ: Offbeat Vibes and Ultra Instagrammable
In a meticulously whatever-scaped world dominated by astonishingly verdant golf courses, conference-ready hotel chains, and high-end spa resorts, Scottsdale’s Hotel Adeline is an oasis in the desert.
Beaches and Booze in the Dominican Republic: Statistically Safe, TBH
Amid a storm of media-stoked fear about traveling to this small Caribbean nation, we dug through the negative news and looked at the facts. What we found about the safety of visiting the Dominican Republic was equal parts reassuring and maddening. TL;DR – The statistics tell a pretty solid story. Wanderlust wins.
Views from the High Line: NYC History and Street Photography
Along the mile and a half of this elevated walkway, you’ll find beautiful views and a different perspective of NYC. Well inside of a decade, the High Line has transformed from insider jewel to highly trafficked tourist spot, but it’s still worth a visit during your trip to New York City.
Atlas Obscura’s 2019 Great Forgotten Garden Party at Untermyer Park
The event is as audacious as it is intoxicating, and if you’re in NYC or the Hudson Valley during the next Great Forgotten Garden Party, you really ought to get in on the fun.
Hotel Review: Star Prestige at the Iberostar Dominicana – Family-Friendly Luxury in the Dominican Republic
We vacationed at the Iberostar Dominicana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Our family stayed in two connecting Star Prestige Junior Suites. Is this resort as luxurious and family-friendly as it claims to be?
NYC For Families: Inspiration For Your Visit To The New York Botanical Garden
Spanning 250 acres, the New York Botanical Garden is a lush oasis in the Bronx, NYC’s northernmost borough. The grounds are breathtaking, and this iconic institution is a must-visit when you’re visiting the Big Apple.
New York City for Families: Plan your visit to the Guggenheim Museum
When you’re in the Big Apple, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum should be on your shortlist of landmarks to visit.