local getaways

From the Bronx to Montreal: Couples Weekend Getaway Idea

By: Martha Katechis Exploring a new country only a short drive away….   “Oh Canada, Oh Canada…” everyone knows that one right? We think of hockey, cold mountain tops and now Poutine. For this year’s wedding anniversary my hubby and I wanted to travel, but with just a few days available and no plane tickets we knew a road trip was our best option. So to Canada we went, specifically

Local Getaway: Split Rock Resort + Jack Frost Mountain

Split Rock Resort, located off of Lake Harmony in the Poconos, is less than a two hour ride from the Bronx. We recently returned from a press trip there, where we were invited to bring our family and see the resort for ourselves. Living in NYC, we have access to so many great local getaways that are less than 2 or 3 hours away. Whether you drive north, across the

Local: Family Day at Belmont

Earlier this month we spent Mother’s Day at Belmont Park for a fun day at the races thanks to America’s Best Racing. The chance to wear a cute dress and hat at the horse races has been on my to-do list for a while now, and so I was excited to be able to cross that off my list for Mother’s Day! Belmont Park is only 30 minutes over the Whitestone or

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

On Memorial Day we had a chance to take the 20 minute ride from our place in the Bronx to Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester. With my 8 and 2 year old in tow, we were excited to see what the place had to offer for both age ranges. While I love the age difference between my girls and they have an amazing relationship- it can be a challenge to