A Daytrip to Long Beach, NY

A Daytrip to Long Beach, NY
... the more famous party mansions on Fire Island and the Hamptons, but really there are tons of charming communities worth a visit, even for a New York day tripper.  It’s a great way to get a better flavor for what it is like to live in the shadow of New York City.  Here’s a good place to start:  Long Beach, New York (map). Getting to Long Beach Getting to Long Beach is pretty easy using the extensive Long Island Railroad (LIRR) that can take you all over the island. It’s run...
February 22nd, 2011 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: beach, day trip, Long Island, neighborhoods, top-feature

Cruising the Beach in Bournemouth

Cruising the Beach in Bournemouth
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February 16th, 2011 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
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A Day At Brighton Beach and Pier

A Day At Brighton Beach and Pier
... I think it’s a must-see for anyone visiting England. Photo credits: Thanks you my friend Bronwyn Sweeney for the photos. Tags: beach, day trip, England, family, top-feature, weekend getaway ...
February 2nd, 2011 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 1
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Wine and Dine in Ojai

Wine and Dine in Ojai
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January 23rd, 2011 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: day trip, food, Southern California, top-feature, wine

Arizona’s Christmas City

Arizona’s Christmas City
Can’t get enough eggnog, candy canes or Christmas Carols?  Then a day trip to Prescott is an idyllic way to celebrate the many traditions of the holidays even after you’ve opened your presents. With parades, live concerts and light shows, it’s easy to see why Prescott was designated “Arizona’s Christmas City” in the late 1980s by then Governor Rose Mofford. The town simply comes alive and prides itself on welcoming visitors of all ages to enjoy fantastic shopping, arts and...
December 27th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: christmas, day trip, Tours

Tivoli: An Easy Day Trip from Rome

Tivoli: An Easy Day Trip from Rome
... find yourself considering a brief escape from the big city and you’ll be happy to know that you have several options. There are a few favorite day trip destinations located just outside city limits while some of the others require a couple hours of travel time. For an easy and convenient day trip outside of Rome, I suggest the medieval hilltop town of Tivoli located just 18 miles (30 km) east of the Eternal City. Situated on the Aniene river in the Monti Tiburtini hills, Tivoli enjoys a fresh...
December 17th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: attraction, day trip, fountain, Ruins, top-feature, UNESCO sites

Paris Day Tripping: Chartres

Paris Day Tripping: Chartres
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December 9th, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
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City Escapes: Tepoztlán

City Escapes: Tepoztlán
... to be one of the best in central Mexico.  Sunday is by far the busiest, most animated market day and a popular time for tourists visiting on day trips from Mexico City. Vendors line the streets displaying a variety of folk art, handicrafts, ceramics, pottery, weavings, clothing and jewelry.  Food stands sell everything from fruits and vegetables to tacos and micheladas, or spicy Mexican beers.  Frequent fiestas take place in the town with the most festive being the annual Carnival celebrations...
July 21st, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: archaeological site, City Escape, craft market, day trip, featuredarticle, weekend getaway

Days Out – the Kent & East Sussex Railway

Days Out – the Kent & East Sussex Railway
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July 17th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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Zip and Zorb: Horseshoe Adventure Park

Zip and Zorb: Horseshoe Adventure Park
... Day passes and special pricing is available for hotel guests.  Also group pricing is available. Photo Credit: Jane Apor Tags: adventure travel, day trip, family, top-feature ...
July 7th, 2010 | Jane Apor | Read More | Comments: 1
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Seattle Day Trip: Mud Mountain Dam

Seattle Day Trip:  Mud Mountain Dam
When the sunny weather returns, and it will, pack up the car and head off on a leisurely day trip to Mud Mountain Dam near Mount Rainier.  Mud Mountain Dam is situated on the White River, and was built by the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control.  In addition to its original and practical use, it has since become a popular recreation facility. A viewing platform allows you a good look at the dam, along with a sweeping view of the White River Canyon.  This area is home to lots of wildlife,...
July 5th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, family fun, featuredarticle, hiking, outdoor recreation, picnic

Day Trips from Niagara: Port Dover

Day Trips from Niagara: Port Dover
... restaurants, sandy beaches and some of the best perch known to man, Port Dover is only an hour and half drive from Niagara and makes for a great day trip. You can start the day off by lounging on the long stretch of beach, occasionally cooling off in Lake Erie if it gets too hot. You can purchase a raft at a nearby store or bring your own if you don’t actually want to go right in the water. The great thing about the beach at Port Dover is the water is quite shallow, so you can wade out a...
May 31st, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 0
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Amargosa Opera House a Secret Nevada Treasure

Amargosa Opera House a Secret Nevada Treasure
... desk for more information! Friday Movie Night: 7 p.m. (schedule to be announced). Image courtesy of http://sxc.hu. Tags: Armagosa Opera House, day trip, death valley, featuredarticle, Marta Becket, rural Nevada ...
January 19th, 2010 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Armagosa Opera House, day trip, death valley, featuredarticle, Marta Becket, rural Nevada

Review: Pahrump Valley Winery

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September 3rd, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 50+, award-winning, day trip, festival, food and wine, History & Information, nevada, outdoor, Restaurants & Bars, Scenic & Short Trips, Sound Like a Local - Local "speak", wine, winery

The Last Days of Summer

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September 3rd, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, bungee jump, day trip, Outdoors & Recreation, scheveningen, urban beach

Lanai Day Trip

... one place and then exploring hither and yon each day is the key to your happy Hawaiian vacation. What follows is a sampling of the many and varied day trips available on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. Play a round of golf This tiny island, once a pineapple plantation, has two of Hawaii’’s finest golf courses. Even the course names are wonderful: The Challenge at Manele and the Experience...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, golf, Lanai, Sports & Recreation

Molokai Day Trip

... one place and then exploring hither and yon each day is the key to your happy Hawaiian vacation. What follows is a sampling of the many and varied day trips available on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. Ride a mule There was a time when the tiny settlement of Kalawao, on the island’s north shore, was locked away from the world. Located on the Kalaupapa Peninsula, Kalawao was a place where people...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, kalaupapa, Molokai, mule

Oahu Day Trips

... one place and then exploring hither and yon each day is the key to your happy Hawaiian vacation. What follows is a sampling of the many and varied day trips available on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. Kayaking This paddling tour takes place on calm-reef protected waters on Kailua Bay. A trained naturalist guides kayakers along this beautiful coastal area to several close offshore islets. Along...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, kailua, kayaking, north shore, Oahu, surfing

Maui Day Trips

... one place and then exploring hither and yon each day is the key to your happy Hawaiian vacation. What follows is a sampling of the many and varied day trips available on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. Zip-lining Kapalua Resort’s zipline course is one the country’s largest. Nearly two miles of parallel line zipping action takes you soaring within the West Maui Mountains. Zippers ride side...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, horseback riding, horses, Makawao, Maui, zip-lining

Big Island Day Trips

... one place and then exploring hither and yon each day is the key to your happy Hawaiian vacation. What follows is a sampling of the many and varied day trips available on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. The Big Island is known for its volcanoes, but did you know that it’s a huge attraction for whales and cowboys too? Whale watching Anyone who climbs aboard a vessel in Hawaii from mid-December...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: ATV, Big Island, day trip, whale-watching