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Durston Saylor

Charm City Romance

Anticipation. Tanya and I are ready to celebrate our 4th wedding anniversary in Baltimore, known as Charm City. Our destination is the Canopy Baltimore Harbor Point. It’s Wednesday afternoon and our check-in to the Canopy is scheduled for Thursday...

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It is a beautiful summer day. Tanya is packing and I am daydreaming about all the things that are on the itinerary for our trip to Ocean Casino Resort. We are starting early for this visit to Ocean in Atlantic City. Our check-in time is 4 p.m. and... Read more



Bobby Waite

I have spent most of my life in Hunterdon County. Through the years, I have found that although it is nice to get away and experience new places, I always feel the country roads calling me back to the many outdoor adventures that they bring to my Read more


Tanya is packed and is very ready to go to the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. She packed last night, but since I pack faster, I wait until today. “I want to go!” she says. It is 11:30 and I know that according to Google it takes one hour and 39 m Read more

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Rekindle your relationships and reignite your love for Somerset County, New Jersey Read more

Another retail business with a strong local following has moved to Peddler’s Village, joining 63 other shops that comprise the popular outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Formerly located in... Read more


Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was once served by 120 miles of trolley lines. During the decades spanning the 1890s to 1950s, a variety of trolley cars glided through Bucks County’s towns and countryside, beginning with Langhorne’s quaint open... Read more


Remember those family trips through the scenic countryside? Well, this summer is a great time to get outside and see our covered bridges. There are a total of 12 covered bridges in Bucks County. Read more

Our stay at the boutique Wave Resort in Long Branch, New Jersey introduced us to the incomparable character and beauty of the Monmouth County beaches Read more


Atlantic City is a love story for Bob & Tanya, and their stay at Caesar’s Atlantic City Resort & Casino and Seaview across the bay brings new life to an old enchantment Read more

My wife, Tanya, likes to take the expressway and get right there, but I like the long way going down Route 206 to Hammonton, and then turning onto Route 30 and taking it right into Atlantic City. Since Tanya wants a cup of coffee along the way, we... Read more

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Tony Novak-Clifford

Tanya and I are excited when we leave for Cambridge Maryland to stay at the magnificent Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. It’s a two-hour 51-minute drive according to my GPS, but knowing us, it will take longer. We like to... Read more


It is a cloudy day in July, looking like it could rain anytime here in Lower Bucks County, but as we cross the Bristol Burlington Bridge into New Jersey, Tanya and I see blue patches of sky due east. East today must be the direction to drive... Read more


I’m ready to go. I have been packed for a couple of hours. It takes me five minutes, maybe ten. Tanya is still packing; something that takes over an hour. I am pacing—impatient and want to hit the road. Yet, watching Tanya is interesting. I see... Read more

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I like to wow my Philadelphia born and bred wife with views of the Bucks County countryside. She actually screams with delight when she spots a deer. So on our way to Galvanized America Inn & Art Gallery, we ride the back roads of Central Bucks... Read more


Lake naomi

Mark Luethi

We are excited! Tanya is packing and I am drinking my second cup of coffee, getting ready to go to the Poconos and visit Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi. I plan our stops in my mind. We will get on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and take the Northeast... Read more


When Tanya and I travelled to the Pocono Manor for a two-day getaway, we had no idea what an incredibly memorable adventure we were going to have Read more

Wow! Coming up on the property of Mount Airy and seeing the front of the lodge is something else. Regal in appearance … a royal mansion of a hotel has risen from the ashes, so to speak, of the old Mount Airy Lodge... Read more


Endless Mountains Fall Getaway

Endless Mountains Lakeside Fall

The Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania is the ideal destination for a fall getaway. The scenic vistas and overlooks dotted throughout the region are the perfect vantage points for admiring the array of colors during the peak of fall foliage season. Miles of hiking and biking trails allow a close up view of the brilliant colors, enhanced by the wonderful smells of autumn leaves and crisp air. In between sight-seeing, you’ll want to take in a few fall and harvest festivals such as the PA Apple ‘n Cheese Festival, Tunkhannock Airing of the Quilts, Craftsmen of the Endless Mountains Flaming Fall Foliage Festival, Elk Mountain Fall Festival, and the Sullivan County Fall Festival Lumberjack/Chainsaw Carving Competition —each one unique in its own way. Quaint shops, wine trail, relaxing dining, and comforting lodging round out a memorable getaway in the Endless Mountains. To start planning your Endless Mountains fall getaway, visit or call 800-769-8999.

Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill is closer than you think! When you visit Philadelphia's Garden District, you will discover endless delights from exquisite cuisine and locally-owned boutiques to some of Philadelphia’s greatest attractions. Located in the Northwest corner of Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, lunch with friends, date night, or a family day trip. There is a wide variety of fine dining and casual restaurants, many with outdoor seating. Be sure to visit Market at the Fareway for a taste of specialty artisan foods from over 15 vendors. Plan a trip to Morris Arboretum for a garden oasis within the city limits or walk along Forbidden Drive to experience nature all around you. Visit Woodmere Art Museum to view impressive work from Philadelphia’s top artists. In one of the over 60 unique shops throughout Chestnut Hill, you will certainly find that perfect gift for yourself or someone else. In fact, Chestnut Hill was recently named Best Main Street Shopping by Philadelphia Magazine. This beloved neighborhood has been selected by as one of the top seven urban enclaves in the nation. Chestnut Hill was also voted a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with its beautiful architecture, historic properties, and direct access to Fairmount Park. The neighborhood hosts a number of special events and festivals throughout the year, including an annual Fall for the Arts Festival October 5, Harry Potter Festival October 17 & 18, and Holidays on the Hill Festival from late November through December. Chestnut Hill is always stroller and dog-friendly, and the neighborhood's festivals offer family fun for all ages. Spend the night or spend the weekend in the beautifully renovated Chestnut Hill Hotel and experience all that Chestnut Hill has to offer. For more information, a complete schedule of events, and to plan your visit to Chestnut Hill, please visit, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @ChestnutHillPA.