Destinations

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BY Keith Loria

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Beyond the Border: Find Coastal Flair on the Rhode Island Coast

The California coast may get all the press, but those on the right coast know that nothing beats New England. Few places capture the natty spirit of New England better than Ocean House and its sister property, Weekapaug Inn. Only a short distance from each other, these two hotels with different styles are a bit like the Kate and Pippa Middleton of resorts; Ocean House is the regal and more traditional one, while Weekapaug Inn has a sporty flair.

Journey Through the Skylands Region in Northwest New Jersey

When people talk about the picturesque skyland region of New Jersey, it represents the Northwest areas of the state and includes the counties of Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren and Sussex. The region has two national parks at its edges and a diverse and beautiful geography filled with lakes, rivers and hills dotted with farms.

Quaint Meets Quality in Clinton with Small-Town Charm

The town of Clinton, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in the spring of 2015, is a charming city that offers a historic mix of more than 80 small businesses, locally owned shops, restaurants, hotels, as well as two museums—the Red Mill Museum Village and the Hunterdon Art Museum—all surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Jersey City is Hip, Happening & on the Rise

Proximity to Manhattan, picturesque views of the Hudson River, a great dining scene and various entertainment attractions have made Jersey City a great place for meetings, events and tourism. Obviously it’s an ideal place to stay if you’re doing business in Northern New Jersey, but with lots of transportation options, it’s also an affordable option when doing business in Manhattan.

Beyond the Border: Escape the Madness at J.W. Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

Orlando is synonymous with Disney. It’s almost Pavlovian. You hear the name and you immediately conjure up an image of the Mouse. What if you could visit Orlando but stay far from the madding crowd? The J.W. Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes fits the bill. This palatial resort is blissfully free of the hustle and bustle of nearby Disney and offers a regal style reminiscent of Europe. The best part? Partnered with the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, this resort is truly a world unto itself.

Where to Go This Fall? Gettysburg!

Gettysburg’s historic town and majestic countryside boasts beautiful fall foliage, an array of autumn events and is one of America’s top haunted destinations, making the fall season a great time to visit the region.

“While many visitors think of Gettysburg as a summer destination, some of our most popular months are in autumn when the weather is cooler and couples and families are looking for short getaways before the holidays,” says Norris Flowers, President of Destination Gettysburg.

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