Looking for an overnight or weekend escape from the Bronx? We recently had the opportunity to check out The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Water Park in the Catskill mountains. Just an 1.5 hours from the Bronx, it’s a great place to plan a weekend with friends and family. It might just be getting cold here in NYC, but Kartrite’s indoor waterpark is 84 degrees all year long. Featuring waterslides, a
By now you should be familiar with the term glamping– a combination of glamorous and camping. Essentially, it’s camping but with amenities not typically associated with traditional camping. You might be familiar with the bell tents often used, but there are all kinds of tiny house structures that can still count as “glamping”- and I recently had the chance to experience staying in an upcycled shipping container in Brooklyn right
By: Khaleel Williams As one of the world’s greatest tourism landmarks, New York City’s tourism market was devastated by the pandemic. We remained overly cautious throughout the months of the pandemic and it was definitely for the better as New York appears to be close to putting it in the rear view mirror. With the spread slowing and the implementation of vaccines, New York City’s tourism economy can finally
JetBlue just announced the launch of Paisly by JetBlue, a new travel website that helps customers finish booking the rest of their trip after booking their Jetblue flight. Paisly’s smart technology uses flight information to make suggestions on hotel stays and car rentals. Travelers can use the Paisly dashboard to book travel and easily create an itinerary, and every purchase is backed by the airline’s award-winning service with assistance
If you’re yearning for a change of scenery but need to still be able to get work and school done, check out The Shawnee Inn’s Schoolcation package in the Poconos. Included at no extra cost when you stay at The Shawnee Inn through May 28th 2021, their monitored learning environment gives parents a break and empowers children to complete their virtual learning assignments in a safe, clean, and unique environment.
Thanks to the pandemic, our homes have become our office, classroom, gym- you name it. And while many of us spent early parts of quarantine buying plants and purging clutter to make our own oasis, a change of scenery can still do wonders. So we’ve compiled a list of some local Bronx Airbnb’s where you can feel like you’re on vacation all while experiencing another Bronx neighborhood. The best part?
While the pandemic has certainly changed our 2020 goals, there are still ways to safely create summer memories. After several months of being home in the city, it’s understandable that many families are looking for escapes that allow them to still safely socially distance. At around 1.5 to 2 hours away, the Poconos is a great option for families looking to get away. As of June 19th, all 4 counties
If you’ve crossed the George Washington Bridge over the last several months, then we’re sure your kids have noticed the giant water slides protruding from the future location of Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park and DreamWorks Water Park. And we’re excited to share that their doors are officially opening on Friday October 25th! Here’s what we know: American Dream will be 16 acres of fully enclosed family amusement experience; Big SNOW
By Charlene Arias Last week we hopped on the NYC Ferry Soundview Route and made our way to Domino Park in Williamsbridge Brooklyn. Built on the site of the former Domino Sugar Refinery, this waterfront park has a playground, fountain, beach volleyball, an elevated walkway, a taco spot, and more. The 6-acre public park spans a quarter mile along the East River and makes for a
Ready for summer in the 2018 Mazda3 Grand Touring What I love about living in the Bronx is while there is so much to do locally, it’s also easy to jump in the car and explore so many different directions. In just a car ride you can be upstate, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania- you get my drift. While there’s so much to see and do, that also means a lot
When it comes to indoor waterparks, families usually head to the Poconos to get their splash on. But in 2019, Bronxites can look forward to traveling north to the Catskills to visit The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark on the Resorts World Catskills campus in Thompson, NY. Co-owners Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III of the infamous Camelback Resort recently announced the news and we’re excited for this two
Photo: Emirates It’s officially the end of August. And while I’m all about pumpkin spice and cute fall sweaters, I was not ready to let summer go just yet. If you’re feeling like me, perhaps the current Labor Day sale Emirates has going on can extend your summer happiness. So if you’re feeling spontaneous or have been dying to plan your next destination and want to experience a more luxurious