Head to Madison Square Park for an al fresco snack at Shake Shack, a hamburger stand par excellence (and a veritable New York City institution). Line up for a taste of the famous Shack Burger, a flat-top dog, and crinkle-cut fries. It’s summer, so finish up with a frozen custard or a Shackmeister Ale (specially […]
On August 17, the Museum of Modern Art inaugurates a new exhibition, “American Modern,” featuring work from some of their collection’s most popular artists, including Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andrew Wyeth.
From classic fun to avant-garde arts festivals, we’ve got an A-to-Z primer on summer in New York City, highlighting the best of the 2013 season. Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we post something new each day!
Historic grounds, mountain terrain, beachside and waterfalls surround Washington DC. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Washington DC is more than a trek around town. Travel writer Theresa Dowell Blackinton shows you the best hikes in and around Washington DC. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to […]
Laura Martone reviews Cooper’s Pack travel books for children, featuring top sights in Alaska, Seattle, New York City. Each book typically features the travel experiences of Cooper, a friendly, backpack-wielding stuffed dog, and a local guide (another amiable stuffed animal) in a given destination.
Superstorm Sandy was certainly one of the worst natural disasters to befall America’s East Coast and national parks saw extensive damage to roads and ecosystems. Laura discusses this damage and how to help.
In many parts of Mexico, the cost of living can run you anywhere from 25 to 50 percent less than in the United States or Canada, and extras like going to the movies, traveling, or eating out can be far more economical.
In the final post of her series exploring the best small towns for travelers in America, author Laura Martone suggests three places to visit on the East Coast. Rich in history and activities for outdoors enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone to be found in these small towns.
Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 35,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA. In this focused tour of the Atlantic Coast, Jensen highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, historic sites, and oddball trivia. Starting at the Statue of Liberty and winding up at free-wheeling Key West, […]