Downtown Schenectady NY

Schenectady NY: It’s Electric!

WHY GO: Schenectady NY, nicknamed “The Electric City,” remains a General Electric Company Town. Founded by Thomas Edison in 1892, GE still dominates this upstate NY city. But Schenectady is also home to Union College, and is an Amtrak stop, with a historic live Theater in an appealing downtown. And …

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Picnic by the sea on Ocean Drive in Newport RI on a romantic getaway in Northeast US

110 Surprisingly Romantic Destinations in Northeast US

The Getaway Mavens have been hard at work, collecting and organizing the best romantic destinations in Northeast USA (Virginia to Maine). The following surprisingly romantic weekend getaways near NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington DC are perfect: to pop the question, for a nearby honeymoon, to celebrate a special life event, …

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