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Relax in a Salt Cave – Latest Health Getaway Trend

Relax in a Salt Cave – Latest Health Getaway Trend

Salt Caves Are The Newest Trend in Health Getaways – I visited one and here’s what happened.

Let me start by explaining what salt therapy is. You may have seen Himalayan salt lamps sold in health stores, noted for cleansing the air and reducing allergens in your environment. Imagaine an entire room filled with glowing salt crystals that you relax in and experience the healing effects that are said to include reduced inflamation, relief of coughs, and heightened healing and energy. Also known as Halotherapy, this is an alternative treatment and healing modality. The primary areas that it is proported to benefit are within the respiratory system, skin issues and mental health issues.

December 8, 2017 | By More
Mt. Washington Valley NH, Where Santa Lives – Bring The Kids!

Mt. Washington Valley NH, Where Santa Lives – Bring The Kids!

The Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire celebrates the Christmas season with gusto and there’s no better place to get the whole family in the holiday spirit. Dusted by recent snowfalls, the towns of North Conway and Jackson make a magical holiday setting for shopping and visiting Santa. Whether you board Santa’s Holiday Express Train, travel through the mountain notches to Santa’s Village in Jefferson, or go on this weekend’s Inn-to-Inn Cookie and Candy Tour, this valley surrounded by White Mountain peaks is simply enchanting!

Here are wonderful upcoming celebrations that will put the Christmas sparkle in your family’s eyes.

December 5, 2017 | By More
5 Charming Small New York Towns Worth Visiting

5 Charming Small New York Towns Worth Visiting

5 Small NY Towns worth discovering. New York City is a busy, crazy place and even New Yorkers require some time off away from the hustle and bustle of the famed metropolis. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a more extended vacation, you’ll lfind that New York has some beautiful towns on its outskirts with all the natural beauty and culture that one may want to immerse in.

These towns are ethnically diverse, rich in architecture and history, and they are blessed with an unspoiled countryside with places to hike, camp, swim, and trek. No matter what kind of an adventurer or explorer you are, there is something for everyone in these charming

December 4, 2017 | By More
Hi-Di-Ho It’s Off To Play Fair NYC We Go!

Hi-Di-Ho It’s Off To Play Fair NYC We Go!

Come along as we experience Play Fair New York, the top spot to experience new trends in the world of toys, play and entertainment.

The first Play Fair began in 2016 featuring hands-on experiences for people of all ages to celebrate the world of play and entertainment. All the top brand toy companies like LEGO, K’Nex, Leap Frog, Nerf, Toys R Us and many more paticipate in Play Fair. They feature the latest and greatest toys for your kids to experience first hand.

November 20, 2017 | By More
Maine’s Fall Beer, Wine and Cider Tasting Trail

Maine’s Fall Beer, Wine and Cider Tasting Trail

Add some pizazz to your fall Maine road trip by sipping your way up the coast visiting micro-breweries, craft distillers and local vineyards. So come along as we create a Maine Beer, Wine and Cider Tasting Trail.

A drive along the coast of Maine is a treat at any time of year, but come fall when roads are banked with trees crowned in reds and oranges, it is perhaps the best time of all to plan a road trip to leaf peep and sample some of Maine’s acclaimed craft beer, wine, and hard ciders! Maine has an abundance of passionately produced local craft beverages that will have you smiling all the way from Kennebunkport to Bar Harbor.

September 20, 2017 | By More
Cape Cod’s Most Wonderful Waterfront Restaurants

Cape Cod’s Most Wonderful Waterfront Restaurants

Wonderful Waterfront Restaurants on Cape Cod

When September comes and the summer crowds have left the Cape, it’s the perfect season to spend a few days on Cape Cod and dine in some of the remarkable waterfront restaurants. When thinking about grabbing a quick bite to eat or sitting down for a romantic four-course meal, there are plenty of options to choose from from Sandwich to Wellfleet. Cape Cod is know for its exceptional seafood such as lobster, cod, clams, and oysters. In season, it’s often challenging to get a table, but come fall, the views couldn’t be better. When dinning on the Cape, consider visiting these fantastic places for a wonderful meal gazing out to the ocean.

September 14, 2017 | By More
New York’s Rocking Horse Ranch Delivers Total Family Fun

New York’s Rocking Horse Ranch Delivers Total Family Fun

Discover All Around Family Fun at Rocking Horse Ranch in Highland, New York

Looking for a great family vacation spot? Then you need look no further than the Rocking Horse Ranch in Highland, New York. We discovered the Ranch last year and had such a great time that we returned again this summer. Rocking Horse Ranch is one of a few all-inclusive family resorts on the East Coast. A full-riding ranch, they provide horseback riding at many levels throughout the day and so much more.

September 11, 2017 | By More
The Berkshires Are So Much More Than Tanglewood

The Berkshires Are So Much More Than Tanglewood

The Berkshires Are Much More than Tanglewood, and fall is the perfect season to go exploring.

We have discovered there is more to Lenox, Massachusetts and The Berkshires than Tanglewood. Don’t get me wrong, Tanglewood is a beautiful place to enjoy music and the outdoors; however, there is so much more to see and do in the Berkshires.

September 6, 2017 | By More
World’s Best Cities For Halloween Celebrations

World’s Best Cities For Halloween Celebrations

World’s 5 Top Destinations for Halloween Celebrations.

As summer comes to an end, it’s time to look ahead to one of the world’s most popular holidays. Halloween is just to months away and if you’re a fan of black cats, bats, and jack-o-lanterns, take your Halloween festivities to the next level by travelling to one of the world’s best cities for Halloween celebrations.

August 24, 2017 | By More
Moms Plan A Quick Getaway to Mohegan Sun – Here’s What Happened

Moms Plan A Quick Getaway to Mohegan Sun – Here’s What Happened

The Tale of the Mom’s Night Out, or how three Moms from Long Island make an exciting escape to Mohegan Sun Resort in Connecticut.

After considering a few options, we realized the perfect choice for our ladies’ getaway was Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. Let’s review the facts: a short 3-hour drive from New York (Long Island), lots of great restaurants, live entertainment, gambling for those who want to give it a go, and a beautiful hotel with reasonable rates. What’s not to love about that?

August 18, 2017 | By More
Maine Windjammer Cruises – The Best Unplugged Vacation in America

Maine Windjammer Cruises – The Best Unplugged Vacation in America

For a vacation that will renew your vigor, reset your internal clock and put you in touch with the commanding natural beauty of coastal Maine, there’s no better choice than to sail aboard one of Maine’s Windjammer Fleet. If you’ve never considered a sailing vacation aboard one of the 9 schooners in the Maine Windjammer Association fleet, you’re missing one of life’s great adventures.

Let me set the stage.

August 7, 2017 | By More
Best Ways to Navigate New York City For First Time Visitors

Best Ways to Navigate New York City For First Time Visitors

First-Time in NYC: Best Ways to Get Around the Neighborhoods

New York City is gigantic, crowded, and difficult to navigate, especially for newcomers. That having been said, most visitors make it harder than it needs to be simply because they don’t do their research. If you plan your routes and make a point of adapting to local circumstances, you can make local NYC transportation much easier. Here are some tips for first-time visitors.

June 26, 2017 | By More
Top USA Beach Road Trips for Summer 2017

Top USA Beach Road Trips for Summer 2017

Best American Road Trips for Beach Lovers.

It’s the classic experience; loading up your friends and heading for the beach in your car. America has some marvelous, seaside destinations just waiting for visitors with ample parking and easy access to the sand and the sun. If you’re planning on heading out this summer or any other time of the year, here are some destinations well worth the trip.

June 12, 2017 | By More
Fun Summer Getaways at BnB Inns with Pubs Onsite

Fun Summer Getaways at BnB Inns with Pubs Onsite

Raise a Glass: Top B&Bs with Pubs Onsite

Carefully curated wine lists. Locally sourced menus. Passionate artisan chefs. Oh, and you don’t have to leave your B&B to find all three. From Seafood Pot Pie to Smoked Wagyu Sirloin, these B&Bs offer in house pubs packing way more punch than your average watering hole. With sophisticated seasonal grub and hand crafted cocktails, these four B&Bs are offering guests the ultimate onsite pub experience.

May 16, 2017 | By More
Have Kids… Need Toys That Travel!

Have Kids… Need Toys That Travel!

6 Toy Fair Finds that are perfect for family travel. This year I was welcomed back to the Annual Toy Fair that was held in New York at the Jacob Javits Center and I was on the hunt for toys that are great for bringing on family trips.

The Toy Fair is huge and there is so much to see and learn about. There are lots of new toys that are perfect for a road trip, dinner out, a plane trip, or anywhere you need to go. I was lucky enough to meet with lots of great new up and coming entrepreneurs, who have incredible visions of what kids would love to play with. There were so many to discuss, so sit back and get ready for the toy travel ride…

March 13, 2017 | By More
Romantic Reasons to Visit NYC With Your Valentine in 2017

Romantic Reasons to Visit NYC With Your Valentine in 2017

The pressure is on to plan a perfectly romantic Valentine’s Day for your love. This year with the big day arriving mid-week, it’s a good time to plan a pre-or-post Valentine’s Day getaway to celebrate your affection, and nowhere sparkles with more excitement than New York City. There are lots of romantic activities and sites to experience in 2017, so let’s take a look at our picks for:

The Most Romantic NYC Treats for 2017.

January 31, 2017 | By More
Set The Stage For Romance – Romantic BnB Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Set The Stage For Romance – Romantic BnB Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Set the Stage for Romance! Romantic B&B Getaways Perfect for Valentine’s Day

A stay at a cozy bed and breakfast, the opportunity to explore wintry landscapes, curling up in front of a fire, or even harboring up in a charming suite indulging in breakfast in bed have enough lure on their own, no matter the day. And with Valentine’s Day around the corner, surprising your sweetheart with a B&B getaway makes the experience that much more romantic. We’ve rounded up our top picks for the best B&B Valentine’s Day specials that will make your romantic escape with the one you love memorable.

January 24, 2017 | By More
Discover Camping in the Grand Canyon of the East – Letchworth State Park, NY

Discover Camping in the Grand Canyon of the East – Letchworth State Park, NY

How to Camp in Letchworth State Park and Discover the Grand Canyon of the East

You think New York is one big concrete jungle that makes you mad with the hurly-burly of the city life. But the Big Apple has something huge to offer – camping to one of the greatest escapes you’ll ever have: Letchworth State Park. There’s no better place than famed Letchworth State Park which is known as the “Grand Canyon of the East,” and considered by many as having one of the most incredible scenery in the eastern states.

January 10, 2017 | By More
B&B Holiday Events and Packages Worth Celebrating

B&B Holiday Events and Packages Worth Celebrating

The holiday season is a magical time of year that brings joy to families everywhere, but with that joy comes some form of stress. This year, take advantage of some home-away-from-home hospitality and spend the holidays at a cozy bed and breakfast. From delicious 6-course dinners to sleigh rides in the snow and city light tours, these four B&Bs are offering guests the ultimate festive experiences and packages for you to share with your loved ones.

December 21, 2016 | By More
Ghost Stories From Our Favorite Bed and Breakfast Inns

Ghost Stories From Our Favorite Bed and Breakfast Inns

Enjoy a Spirited Stay at One of These Haunted BnBs and Learn All About Their Resident Ghost

It’s that time of year again! Halloween is almost here. Instead of exchanging ghost stories in the night, why not give yourself, your family and/or your friends a chance to tell of your own spooky stories after a visit to one of these haunted, yet hospitable, bed and breakfasts? Enjoy these stories of some of our favorite BnBs that play host to guests and ghosts alike:

October 17, 2016 | By More