Out of Town Adventures: Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Offer Valentine’s Day and Other February Specials

    Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Bring Romance to the Slopes this February with Special Deals and Fun Events   Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time. As a girl from the Poconos, it always seemed funny that I had never experienced one of the areas greatest tourist attractions. And now, as a girl [...]

100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die: Local Author Pens Ultimate Philly Bucketlist

Irene Levy Baker, the author of the new book, 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die, is not a Philadelphian by birth, she’s a Philadelphian by choice. Levy Baker is originally from Ohio, but has spent the last 25 years exploring Philadelphia’s nooks and crannies. Levy Baker landed in Philadelphia in 1991 when [...]

A Visit to Asbury Park

Destination: Asbury Park, New Jersey Travel Time from Philly: 1.5 hours by car Contact: www.cityofasburypark.com Every summer my friends and I try to block off a few days on our busy calendars for day trips to the beach. This year was no different. In fact, we had our first trip planned by the beginning of June! [...]

A Visit to Asa Packer Mansion

Destination: Asa Packer Mansion, 30 Elk Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Travel Time from Philadelphia: 1.5 – 2 hours by car Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (seven days a week from Memorial Day to October 31) Contact: Call 570-325-3229 or visit http://www.asapackermansion.com/ It’s springtime, the weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining (at least more than it was [...]

Is New Parking Option at Philly Airport Really Free?

When I heard earlier this week that there would be free parking at the airport here in Philadelphia I got very excited – I could potentially save hundreds of dollars a year. Then I read the fine print, which pointed out that if I were to take advantage of the free parking I would also [...]