local travel

Visiting Wild West City in New Jersey

  You don’t have to go far to end up in the wild west! Located a little over an hour from the Bronx, Wild West City is celebrating it’s 61st year of bringing western heritage and fun to generations of families. So on a beautiful Sunday morning, we jumped in the car and headed to the wild wild west to see what it was all about.     Wild West City

Island Glamping at The Shawnee Inn in the Poconos

Glamping [glam-ping]  noun 1. Informal. the activity of camping with some of the comforts and luxuries of home: Imagine glamping in a carpeted tent with a comfy queen-size bed By now you’ve probably scrolled past images on Instagram of glamping- making experienced campers laugh and wilderness-challenged folks actually open to the idea. Being a rather novice camper myself, I jumped on the opportunity to head the hour and a half to the Poconos and try a night of island glamping at The Shawnee Inn. Located right on the Delaware River, this golf resort decided to give

Making Memories at Silver Birches on Lake Wallenpaupack

Located just a little over two hours from the Bronx is the man-made Lake Wallenpaupack. Made in 1925 by the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, it measures 13 miles in length and around 5,700 acres of surface water. Homes, resorts, a beach, and even a high school are situated along the lake, but the view from the water feels as though you’ve just discovered a hidden gem- since homeowners aren’t allowed to cut down

Local Travel: Pleasure Beach Island & the Port Jefferson Ferry

While there’s so much to cross off the Bronx Summer bucket lists, it’s also fun to explore the world outside of our city. Being the only borough connected to the mainland, the Bronx has access to so many destinations simply by jumping in the car- or even the train. Sometimes my bucket list items are things that people do all of the time, and others are finding places that I’ve

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