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.
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.
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.
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.
Revisiting Memories: Photos From Our Visit To The Thousand Islands
Straddling the US/Canada border, the Thousand Islands region sits on the Saint Lawrence River. This archipelago boasts over 1,800 islands, varying in size from barely-enough-room-to-stand to over 40 square miles. Whether you’re exploring on the water or spending time in the towns dotting both shores, there’s plenty to do and see in the Thousand Islands. […]
A Taste of Street Art (and Delicious Eats) in Atlanta
Some months ago, I spent a few days in Atlanta for work. A cursory search for offbeat and budget-friendly attractions showed me that Atlanta is home to a bevy of impressive street art, and I knew I had to make time to see some. With the limited time I had in the ATL, I was […]
I Love New York: Visit Untermyer Gardens in Yonkers
Nestled on a hill above the Hudson River, Untermyer Gardens and its grounds offer visitors an beguiling respite from normalcy.
The Neon Museum: An Homage to Old Las Vegas
Located conspicuously off-strip and bright enough to read by, the Neon Museum sits on the very edge of the tourist-trekked portion of Las Vegas.
snowboarding, new experiences, and Stratton, VT
It’s July. This post is obviously late. Please forgive the transgression! A couple of years ago, we decided that it was time to learn to snowboard before it was too late. We didn’t want to look back a few years from now and regret not having tried it in our relative youth. And let’s be real— osteoporosis/bone density […]