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15 Weird, Wacky and Wonderful Reasons to Visit These New England Destinations Now

Rhode Island Perry Raso, Matunuck Oyster Farm, South Kingstown RI 1. Matunuck Oyster Farm, in South Kingstown RI, is owned by Perry Raso who comes across as a humble fisherman but is so accomplished (Masters in Aquaculture), he’s been written up in publications as prestigious as National Geographic. Raso narrates a 1.5-hour tour that brings […] Read More

11 Weird, Wacky and Compelling Reasons to Visit These New York and New Jersey Towns Now

New York 1. The center of the movie-making universe wasn’t always in California. Astoria Studio, in the NYC borough of Queens, opened in 1920 as Paramount Picture’s East Coast facility. The Marx Brothers W.C. Fields and Valentino starred in movies that were filmed here before Paramount moved completely to Los Angeles in 1933. In the […] Read More

Book Lovers: 10 Most Unique and Memorable Bookstores, Museums, and Libraries for the Traveling Bibliophile

If your ideal getaway revolves around hunting for old books, or discovering the unique institutions that house them, these ten bookstores, museums, and libraries in the Northeast USA will fulfill your passion. Argosy Bookstore, New York NY. One of the last remaining independent bookshops in NYC, the 6-floor Argosy, founded in 1925 by Louis Cohen, […] Read More

10 Homes of America’s Iconic Poets and Authors (Northeast US) Open To The Public

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Moby Dick, Huckleberry Finn, The House of Seven Gables, and Ethan Frome all had one thing in common: they were written by iconic American authors and poets in their homes, which all happened to be situated in the Northeast USA. The following ten homes are open to the public for […] Read More

Top 25 Romantic Hotels, Inns, and B&B’s in the Northeast USA (2018)

The Getaway Mavens scour the Northeast USA to find the most romantic destinations and lodgings – all perfect for quick honeymoons, anniversary celebrations, and even top spots to pop the question. Each year, we stay at/experience nearly 100 hotels, inns, and B&B’s, and definitely have our favorites. Ranging in price from hefty to astronomical (hey, […] Read More

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