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Drinks on the House: 15 Great Hotels, Inns, and B&B’s That Serve Free Alcoholic Beverages To Guests

Coffee? Tea? Wine? Hotels, inns, and B&B’s that offer complimentary alcoholic beverages are becoming more and more prevalent these days, and the practice is just one way that the lodging industry is winning fans in this age of Culinary Tourism. Inn owners and hotel managers understand that a glass of bubbly can perk up a […] Read more

30 Surprisingly Romantic Getaways in NJ, PA, and Delaware

“Romantic Escape” may not leap to mind when you come across some of these destinations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, but the following 30 ideas might just open your eyes to new places to explore together. From snug B&B’s to urban hotels, revitalized cities, and quiet bay, river, and lakeside resorts, you’ll find something […] Read more

30 Surprisingly Romantic Getaways in Maryland, DC, and Virginia

“Romantic Escape” may not leap to mind when you come across some of these destinations in Maryland, Virginia, and DC, but the following 30 ideas might just open your eyes to new places to explore together. From snug B&B’s to urban hotels, revitalized cities, and quiet riverside resorts, you’ll find something just perfect for the […] Read more

55 Surprisingly Romantic Getaways in New England

“Romantic Escape” may not leap to mind when you come across some of these destinations in New England. But the following 55 ideas might just open your eyes to new places to explore together. From snug B&B’s to urban hotels, revitalized cities, and quiet lakeside resorts, you’ll find something just perfect for the quirky, fun-loving, […] Read more

35 Surprisingly Romantic Escapes in New York State

The State of New York is full of towns and destinations you wouldn’t ordinarily think of as “Romantic.” But combing through the following 35 ideas just might open your eyes to new places to explore together. From snug B&B’s to urban hotels, revitalized cities, and quiet lakeside resorts, you’ll find something just perfect for the […] Read more

50 Lesser Known But Worthy Museums, Attractions and Tours in Mid-Atlantic USA

Travel Desk and Land-Claim Cross owned by Christopher Columbus, Boal Mansion Boalsburg PA The Getaway Mavens take pride in finding the most obscure, insider’y, behind the scenes places in the Northeast USA, and this year was a bonanza in the Mid-Atlantic States. See Harleys being made, gape at the travel desk and land-claim cross that […] Read more

35 Unsung But Oh So Worthy Museums, Attractions, and Tours in New England And New York 2019

The Getaway Mavens take pride in finding the most obscure, insider’y, behind the scenes places in the Northeast USA, and this year was a bonanza of American icons. Find a very out of the way plant nursery/restaurant with a Little Red Riding Hood connection, Uncle Sam’s boyhood home, the model for Dorothy in the Wizard […] Read more

10 A+ Lodgings On Your East Coast US College Tour

Your kid’s future alma mater isn’t cookie-cutter, so why should your college tour accommodations be? Sure, you can stay in some boilerplate roadside franchise, but if you’re used to traveling with flair and want to experience the most welcoming aspects of your chosen college towns, stay in these one-of-a-kind hotels, inns and B&B’s. (For more […] Read more

Top 8 Northeast US Lodgings In Which To Wait Out the Storm (2019)

The Northeastern region of the USA is well known for its iffy atmospheric conditions. Mark Twain famously quipped, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, wait a minute.” Chances are if you’re traveling during the cold, freezing months, you’ll experience a blizzard or, in warmer season, what’s affectionately termed a Nor’easter. So, it […] Read more

20 Most Popular Towns in the Northeast USA 2018

GetawayMavens.com (“Bringing you the best offbeat escapes in the Northeast”) is 5 ½ years old, and with over 450 destinations from Virginia to Maine, it has garnered plenty of worldwide attention. Proving that readers are a romantic bunch, the most searched and read post by far is “Most Romantic Destinations in the Northeast USA.” But what […] Read more

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