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Go Modern at Philip Johnson's Glass House

Day Trip

New Canaan, CT

Celebrated modern architect Philip Johnson chose New Canaan as his weekend retreat and designed an iconic glass house here in 1947. The one-room...

Spice Things Up on the Island of Grenada

Long Weekend

Grenada

Few Caribbean islands remain as undiscovered as Grenada, which last made headlines in 1983, when Ronald Reagan invaded the place to put down a Marxist military...

Picnic with the Past on Governors Island

Day Trip

Governors Island

At just half-a-mile (800 yards, to be precise) from the towering skycrapers of Lower Manhattan, historic Governors Island is the city's nearest escape....

Detour from Dia:Beacon to Main Street

Day Trip

Beacon, NY

Dia:Beacon put Beacon, New York on the map when it opened here along a patch of Hudson River in 2003. The top-shelf art is ample reason to visit, but the town's...

Look Past the CN Tower in Toronto

Long Weekend

Toronto

Until recently, Toronto wasn't much to look at, but a host of new buildings by celebrity architects like Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, and Norman Foster...

Mind the Delaware Water Gap in Milford

Weekend

Milford, PA

You could just come to Milford, Pennsylvania for the legendary hotel in its midst. Indeed, the celebrated Hotel Fauchère is a bona fide destination of its own...

Get an Honorary Degree in New Haven

Weekend

New Haven, CT

Sure, New Haven has decent culinary and art scenes. But they're not the main draws of this Ivy League college town 80 miles from New York. Nope, it's the classics...

Spend a Zen Day on Staten Island

Day Trip

Staten Island

Wow. Staten Island has a serious Asian side. Nowhere else in the five boroughs will you find a traditional Chinese Scholar's Garden or monastic Tibetan...

Lunch Like a Locavore in Pocantico Hills

Day Trip

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

The trailblazing Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located on a bucolic farm 30 miles outside of New York City, isn't easy to reach without car and driver. But since...

Drink Rosé at North Fork Wineries

Weekend

North Fork, LI

Say what you will about New York wines, but there are some great rosés being made in North Fork these days. Long Island’s second wine appellation was created...

Skip the Freedom Trail in Boston

Weekend

Boston

Most Boston tourists concentrate on historic sights like Boston Commons, Quincy Market, and Old Ironsides, but Beantown has some wonderfully quirky...