Frommer's Great Escapes from NYC without Wheels

Frommer's Great Escapes from NYC without Wheels

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Perfect for native New Yorkers (6.5 million of whom do not have cars) and out-of-towners who want day-trip ideasIncludes more than 100 destinations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and ConnecticutCovers diverse types of travel, ranging from laid-back B & B weekends on the Jersey Shore to rugged outdoor pursuits in the CatskillsGives complete details on getting to the destinations and includes dozens of regional and city mapsIn-depth local publicity campaignFree companion podcast available.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 129.5 x 200.7 x 17.8mm | 249.48g
  • Frommermedia
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0764598295
  • 9780764598296

Table of contents

List of Maps.§Introduction.§1 Best of Great Escapes from New York City without Wheels.§2 The Nuts & Bolts of Mass Transit.§Port Authority Bus Terminal.§Grand Central Terminal.§Penn Station.§3 Outdoor Activities.§Appalachian Trail Day Hike.§New York Golf Shuttle.§Sail the Cirrus.§The Lodge at Emerson Place & Belleayre Mountain.§Skydive the Ranch.§Surf 2 Live Lessons.§Hunter Mountain Skiing & Snowboarding.§Atlantic Kayak Tours.§Skip Barber Racing School & the Interlaken Inn.§Rock Climbing in the Gunks with the Eastern Mountain Sports School.§Spring Lake, New Jersey.§4 Romantic Weekends.§Castle on the Hudson.§Saugerties Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast.§Atlantic City.§The Inn at National Hall.§Lefèvre House Bed & Breakfast.§Block Island.§Troutbeck.§Mohonk Mountain House.§5 Food & Wine Adventures.§Culinary Institute of America (CIA).§Vintage Tours--Long Island Wine Country Tours.§Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture.§Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden.§Silvermine Tavern.§Make Your Own Wine.§The Moshulu.§Guinan's Pub and Country Store.§Long Island Wine Country's Wine Camp.§6 Spas & Spiritual Retreats.§Ananda Ashram Weekend Program.§Chinese Scholar's Garden at Snug Harbor Cultural Center.§Gurney's Inn Resort & Spa.§Mount Saint Alphonsus Retreat Center.§New Age Health Spa.§Omega Institute.§Sky Lake Lodge Shambhala.§Tai Chi Chuan Class at Wave Hill Gardens.§7 Historic Places.§Sunnyside & Lyndhurst.§Lenox, MA.§Mystic, CT.§Afternoon Tea at the Caramoor House Museum.§West Point.§Kykuit--The Rockefeller Estate & Philipsburg Manor.§8 Antiquing Tours.§Hudson, NY.§Red Bank, NJ.§Lambertville, NJ & New Hope, PA.§Cold Spring, NY.§9 Art Towns.§Dia: Beacon.§MASS MoCA/The Porches Inn.§The Noguchi Museum.§Storm King Art Center.§10 Kid-Friendly Escapes.§Rye Playland.§Hudson River Museum.§Williams Lake.§New Roc City.§Sesame Place.§Queens County Farm Museum.§Two Hudson Valley Family Ranches.§Six Flags Great Adventure & Hurricane Harbor.§A Resources.§Transit Lines.§Helpful Phone Numbers & Websites.§Other Forms of Transit.§Maps, Gear & Equipment.§Organizations.§State Tourism Contacts.§Other Travel-Related Websites.§B Festivals & Special Events.§Clearwater Festival, the Great Hudson River Revival.§New York Renaissance Faire.§Belmont Stakes.§Arts & Ideas Festival.§Hudson Valley Garlic Festival.§Festival of Light.§The Three Feasts of Hoboken.§Annual Blessing of the Fleet.§United States Open Tennis Championship.§Haunted Happenings in Salem, MA.§Index.show more

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