Alice Shapin

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Desert Glory

Valley travelers are in their element at this Southwestern resort and spa

Skiing Free

The snow in Woodstock, New York may have melted, but Woodstock, Vermont is still going strong! Skiers and snowbunnies alike will dig this exclusive “ski free” program

Alaska Calling

While many of us look forward to spring, fans of the snow and ice (wherever they are) can have the best of both climates with this summertime cruise to a chilly locale.

Welcome to the (Concrete) Jungle

Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got martinis and museums! A chic New York hotel provides all the necessities for survival in the Concrete Jungle: free drinks, breakfast, sports club passes, and a discount on your stay, of course

Make a Date with Seagate

Planning a break to a sunny locale? Florida’s Seagate Hotel offers Hudson Valley readers all they need for the perfect vacay in the warm sand

New York Valentine

A pair of chic New York City hotels woo lovers this Valentine’s Day with their “Be Central, Be Sensual, Be Sexy” package, including dinner for two, chocolate-covered strawberries, and Champagne

Bolting to Baltimore

Bolt to Baltimore for an art-inspired vacation, including free breakfast, signature crab cake treats, and tickets to an art show co-curated by The Simpsons creator, Matt Groening

Viva Vermont!

Cozy up (and get snowed in) at a Vermont lodge this winter — or wait until summer and enjoy concerts and top-notch golf!

New York, New York!

After a stunning football upset over its Boston rivals this past weekend, the city of New York is humming with excitement more than ever. Catch the buzz with a stay in the Big Apple

Williamsburg Without the Crowds

Experience a bit of the charming life of 18th-century colonists at this Virginian hideaway