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Best Northeast Getaways for Art Lovers

From the venerable MFA in Boston to the fragile creations at Corning Glass Museum in the Finger Lakes NY, the Northeast is replete with destinations your art lover will adore. Here are 16 Best Northeast Getaways for connoisseurs of art: VERMONT: Bennington VT: Bennington Museum – largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings Woodstock VT: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller […] 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

Gary Arndt, Everything-Everywhere.com

Name: Gary Arndt Blog Name: Everything-Everywhere.com Niche: Everything Everywhere In March 2007, Travel blogger Gary Arndt sold his house and has been traveling and blogging on his travel site, Everything-Everywhere.com ever since. Arndt has been to all 7 continents, 175 countries and territories, 50 US States, and every US territory. He’s had experiences around the […] Read More

Article in NY Times Confirms That Boomers “Drive” American Road Trips

According to THIS ARTICLE by Stephanie Rosenbloom in Sunday Feb. 25th New York Times, “If ever there was any doubt about the state of the American road trip, the latest research seems to squash it, finding that more travelers are driving hundreds of miles to explore ​unfamiliar ​places, even if they have only four or five […] Read More

17 Best Things to Do in Kerala, India

At the southern tip of India, the State of Kerala is generally not on the top of the list for first-timers to this vast country, but is growing in popularity for good reason. Palm trees, tea plantations, backwater excursions, mountain hikes – this tropical region of India, settled (or conquered) by Syrian Christians, King Solomon’s […] Read More

Jaipur to Udaipur India: The Journey Is the Destination

It’s a ten-hour drive from Jaipur to Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Most first-time visitors fly from one to the other, if they go to Udaipur at all. But add another day or two to your itinerary and you’ll benefit from a deeper dive into the smaller villages, where locals are happy to […] Read More

Best of Jaipur, India

The “Pink City” of Jaipur, one push-pin point on the “Golden Triangle” (along with Delhi and Agra), holds many surprises. Here, you find some of the most stunningly restored mirror ceramic-work in the world, a 300 year old “astrological” playground that will blow you away, a former Government Palace now a world-class hotel, and custom […] Read More

Visiting India? Start Here – Delhi and Agra

Most visitors to this country of over a billion people fly in to Delhi, take a 3-hour train ride or drive to Agra to see this World Wonder, and then leave. But there are plenty of reasons first timers to India should stay a few days – a couple of nights in Delhi and one […] Read More

20 Most Popular Towns in Northeast USA in 2016

GetawayMavens.com (“Bringing you the best offbeat escapes in the Northeast”) is just 3 ½ years old, but with over 300 destinations from Virginia to Maine, it’s garnering lots of 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 were […] Read More

Chicago in Five Days

WHY GO: Two of Chicago IL’s  most famous residents – Al Capone and John Dillinger – made “Chicago Gangsters” famous in the early 20th century. For the most part, Chicago, especially downtown and points north, has scrubbed its nefarious past: it’s one of the cleanest cities in the USA. The town has so much going […] Read More

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