It is unfortunate that the image many have of New Jersey is represented by the oil refineries surrounding Newark (Liberty) Airport and the New Jersey Turnpike. In truth, the State’s nickname, “The Garden State” more accurately reflects its true nature. While the state is one of the most densely populated in the country, large areas… read more.
At the southern tip of Florida and only 90 miles from Cuba sits the southern most U.S. city of Key West. Once the base for Caribbean pirates and later home to Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, Key West also served as the winter White House for President Truman and the inspiration for the drawings of… read more.
In the age old debate of which is better, Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, I had always been a Nantucket guy, mostly because that’s where I have vacationed for the last 20 years. In the last few years, however, I have come to appreciate and love the Vineyard as well and found it to be a perfect… read more.
About 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts sits the magical island of Nantucket, unmatched in its beauty and ability to relax even the most ardent Type A personality. Once the whaling capital of the world, Nantucket is 14 miles long and 3.5 miles wide and has a charm like few other places; cobblestone streets… read more.
Newport, Rhode Island is a charming old seaport peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Rhode Island Sound to the south and the Newport Harbor on the west. Once the summer playground of the Astors, Vanderbilts, Belmonts and other wealthy American families, Newport was a symbol of the lifestyles and opulence of the… read more.
At the far eastern end of Long Island the Expressway (Rt.495) ends and the road splits, winding around Great Peconic Bay, going north and south. To the North is called the North Fork, to the south, the South Fork or “The Hamptons.” Like many siblings the areas couldn’t be more different. Th Hamptons is the… read more.