Mention New York and most picture a city, but there’s another side of New York, with rolling farmland and tiny towns in this Empire State Road Trip.
As part of an Empire State Road Trip, sponsored by the Harbor Hotels Collection, a stop in Chautauqua, New York delights with two comedy museums: The National Comedy Center and the Lucy and Desi Museum. City sightseeing rarely leaves you weak with laughter.
The tiny Caribbean island of Nevis is deceptively quiet, unassuming and mainly inhabited by animals. But there are so many fun things to do encapsulated by pub crawls, wild island tours and bountiful hiking options. And it has just re-opened to the traveling public after successfully avoiding much of the virus scourge.
While travel is restricted at this time, that doesn’t mean people can’t dream of places they would like to go. For me, they include destinations that exist, some that used to – and others that never will.
The Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY has been entertaining guests for over 150 years in laid-back elegance, sumptuous grounds and a vast array of activities, both indoors and out.
With fall foliage time upon us, you my be thinking of how to enjoy the annual Technicolor show this year. From horseback riding to hot air ballooning, dog sledding to river boat sailing the alternatives offer surprising, and often exciting, variety.
Abundant scenic overlooks, beautiful temples and shrines, fascinating history, intimate inns, banquets galore and group camaraderie make the Walk Japan tour of the Nakasendo Way connecting Tokyo and Kyoto an immersive, resplendent experience.
Some hotels aren’t just places to spend a night or more when you’re on the go. There are accommodations throughout the United States at which guests may sleep where Hollywood stars stayed, lounge in the lap of luxury and relive intriguing chapters of history.
Flying during the pandemic can be a surreal experience. The airport itself, security lines, check in counters, restaurants are empty. Where there are people, they are masked. The allegedly socially distanced plane ride itself feels constrained. And, I suspect, it’s going to be this way for awhile.
Branson, Missouri, is an island of fun and frivolity, excitement and entertainment nestled in the Ozark Mountains of mid-America. This something-for-everyone never-never land boasts variety enough to meet, and exceed, any expectations.
Despite the name, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and the surrounding Grand Strand, offer much more than just another sun-and-sand getaway. From great golf and magnificent gardens to intriguing history and cultural riches, the destination offers something-for-everyone variety.
Utah’s National Parks – Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce and Zion – provide an unforgettable experience encompassing untold beauty, fascinating history and a wealth of geological information. Each one has something special to offer whether you’re driving through, hiking around or just standing and gazing in wonder.