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A Few Good Reasons To Visit New England Beaches In Winter

I love Cape Cod. Hardly a summer goes by that I don't brave the traffic backed up at the bridges at least once to visit the beaches, eat fried clams and explore the shops lining Provincetown's Commercial Street. But one of my favorite visits was a weekend I spent at the Cape in January. Crowds...

  • Save Cold Cash With Mid-Winter Ski Vacation Deals

    Save Cold Cash With Mid-Winter Ski Vacation Deals

    Here's a travel tip for families looking for a bargain winter break getaway — take advantage of the post-holiday shoulder season. Holiday crowds have gone, spring visitors haven't yet arrived, and ski resorts throughout the Northeast are offering deals that will save you cold cash on a variety...

  • Hartford History, Literary Community Featured On C-SPAN's 'Cities Tour'

    Hartford History, Literary Community Featured On C-SPAN's 'Cities Tour'

    Looking to do a little armchair traveling this winter? You might want to tune in to C-SPAN. As part of its "Cities Tour" series, the public affairs cable network, known for its televised coverage of Congress, travels to midsize cities throughout the country to explore each area's history and literary...

  • New York's Queens A Rising Culinary Destination

    New York's Queens A Rising Culinary Destination

    NEW YORK — When eating in New York City, breaking out of the Manhattan mind-set is tough, at least for visitors. Because when you mostly are here on business — no matter how frequently — the glut of great eats in Manhattan makes it easy to ignore the wealth of awesome restaurants and bars in what...

World's most scenic train rides

There was a time when traveling was more about the journey than the destination itself. It was a slower time of relaxation and recreation. It was a time of train travel. Go back to this simpler time by exploring the most scenic sites with these trains, according to Travel + Leisure. Chug past the...More

  • Fairy-tale destinations

    Fairy-tale destinations

    Take a peek at these romantic castles in Europe and North America.

  • World's 25 best family beach resorts

    World's 25 best family beach resorts

    These luxurious beach resorts are perfect for every family, according to Travel + Leisure. Not only can families take it easy on the sandy beaches, but each hotel has tons of activities for families to do together, like kayaking, hiking and paddle boarding. But they also offer features just for...

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  • Flexibility, Backup Plan Key To Coping With Flight Cancellations

    Flexibility, Backup Plan Key To Coping With Flight Cancellations

    Christmas week in our house was a blur of visitors coming and going — most of them flying in and out of Bradley. Although the weather in Connecticut was relatively mild, Mother Nature wasn't so kind to other parts of the country. A major storm system, dubbed "Winter Storm Goliath" by Accuweather,...

  • Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Madison's Year-Round Allure

    Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Madison's Year-Round Allure

    If you're looking to combine holiday gift hunting with a fun outing, shop one of Connecticut's Main Streets. In towns throughout the state, picturesque greens, holiday lights and cozy cafés combine to create a Christmas card environment without the crowds. Today's profile is the last in this holiday...

  • TSA Rules For Holiday Fliers: Is That A Turkey In Your Carry-On?

    TSA Rules For Holiday Fliers: Is That A Turkey In Your Carry-On?

    Flying for the holidays? Expect crowds and extra security. The Transportation Security Administration screens nearly 2 million passengers daily nationwide and during peak travel periods that number can increase by as much 40 percent — which means long lines of folks anxious to make flights and...

  • Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Chester's European Vibe

    Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Chester's European Vibe

    If you're looking to combine holiday gift hunting with a fun outing, shop one of Connecticut's Main Streets. In towns throughout the state, picturesque greens, holiday lights and cozy cafes combine to create a Christmas card environment without the crowds. We'll be profiling one town each Wednesday...

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  • Lower Manhattan's Newest Attractions Colorful And Sparkly

    Lower Manhattan's Newest Attractions Colorful And Sparkly

    On a dark December night, a canopy of lights glitters across Lower Manhattan, and not just from One World Trade and the other downtown skyscrapers. The neighborhood sparkles with new attractions, from the otherworldly glow of the SeaGlass carousel in Battery Park to a colorful, choreographed light...

  • Ski & Save Packages Save New Englanders Cold Cash

    Ski & Save Packages Save New Englanders Cold Cash

    Good news for skiers: Winter has been mild so far but, make no mistake, snow is in the forecast. The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States can expect snow storms through March, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, which is "red-flagging" the second week of January and the second week of February...

  • Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Old-Fashioned Torrington

    Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Old-Fashioned Torrington

    If you're looking to combine holiday gift hunting with a fun outing, shop one of Connecticut's Main Streets. In towns around the state, picturesque greens, holiday lights and cozy cafes combine to create a Christmas-card environment without the crowds. We'll be profiling one town each Wednesday...

  • Skiing The Northeast In 2015-16

    Skiing The Northeast In 2015-16

    It might be tough to top last winter's record ski season in Vermont and colossal snowfall throughout New England, but Northeastern resorts hope to continue to draw in crowds with upgrades to snowmaking, lifts and lodging this winter.

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