Viewing: Sandra Foyt

Grafton VT: Ski Magic and Irreverent History

$5 dollars and a jug of rum was the price of naming rights when Grafton was renamed in 1791, the same year Vermont entered the Union. Samuel Spring was already selling spirits on the site where the Old Tavern now stands, but over time the enterprise added a hotel. A popular stopover on the Boston-to-Montreal and […] Read more

Quick Weekend Getaway In Atlanta GA For Curious First Timers

WHY GO: When Super Bowl LIII plays in Atlanta, Georgia it will be at the still shiny new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Next door, the third largest convention center in the United States, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) anchors the downtown entertainment hub that’s only a 15-minute Lyft ride from one of the world’s busiest airports. Many […] Read more

Schoharie County: Haunting Getaway In Rural Central New York

  WHY GO: While some tourist destinations go all out at Halloween to add creepy decor to attractions, historic New York is the real deal. There are so many ghostly getaways in the Empire State, that the folks behind I Love New York put together a Haunted History Trail of New York State resource listing over […] Read more

Pine Bush NY: UFO Capital of the Northeast and Home to the Legendary Angry Orchard Tree House

On March 12, 2018 USA Today reported that a recently declassified 2015 video documented a UFO encounter by navy pilots aboard a Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet. This was not an isolated incident. From 1981 to 1987 there were over 25,000 reports of a boomerang-shaped unidentified flying object in and near Pine Bush NY. […] Read more

Hudson Valley Rose, Middletown, NY – A Country Weekend to Remember

Your first view of Hudson Valley Rose Bed & Breakfast in Middletown, NY is that of a tree-lined gravel road that seems to go on and on and on. Surrounded by all the lush foliage, you might be tempted to belt out the 1960s hit TV Show theme song, “Green Acres is the place to be. Farm […] Read more

Cold Spring NY Day Trip: Charming Village On Scenic Hudson Valley Train Ride

WHY GO: A Cold Spring NY day trip is as close as it gets to time travel into 19th Century America. The entire center of the village was placed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its more than 200 well-preserved structures. Most were built before the Civil War when the town housed […] Read more

Nassau Bahamas; Fun In Paradise Island

WHY GO: Sand as fine as sugar, ocean as clear and endless as an infinity pool, and a tropical heat that warms the heart. Natural beauty is reason enough to visit Nassau Bahamas and Paradise Island, but with this Caribbean destination, it’s all about more: more thrills, more attractions, and more FUN. Fun Things To Do […] Read more

24 Hours in DUMBO Brooklyn; a Brooklyn NYC Itinerary

WHY GO: Ever heard the phrase, “I have a bridge to sell you?” It comes from the true life story of con man George C. Parker, who made a career of selling the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn’s waterfront history is fascinatingly complex–including the fact that New York City was built on an abundance of oysters–but now […] Read more

St. Barths (aka Saint Barthélemy,) French Caribbean Luxe

WHY GO: St. Barths  (also known as St. Barts or Saint Barthélemy) was long the forgotten child of the French West Indies. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and named for his brother Bartholomeo, the fierce little isle resisted easy settlement. It wasn’t until the late 1600s that an enterprising band of Normandy Huguenots made a go […] Read more

7 Unusual Attractions in Grand Cayman; a Travel Guide

The Cayman Islands have some of the best dive spots in the world, but did you know there were mermaids? This and six other quirky attractions make Grand Cayman a Getaway Maven favorite. Things To Do In Grand Cayman DIVE: Underwater Mermaid Statue. Amphitrite, the 9-foot-tall bronze mermaid known as the Siren of Sunset Reef, is found 55 feet […] Read more

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