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The 6 Best Doggy Day Trip Destinations Near New York

Whether your pooch prefers to doggie paddle at the beach or roam free in open fields, there are fun activities for the whole family and man’s best friend at the best places to take a doggy day trip near New York.

08/23/2013

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CBSNewYork’s Coney Island Getaway Guide

Despite the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Luna Park at Coney Island has opened to kick off the 2013 season. With more than three miles of beach, this place is more than just the amusement rides it is most known for.

05/23/2013

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The 5 Best Cycling Shops in New York

The city has made great strides to increase cycling’s safety and accessibility with new bike lanes and of course the bike share program. Whether you’re weaving in and out of the heavy traffic on your way to work, or taking a scenic ride through the suburbs, pedal straight to any of these five stores for all of the bikes, equipment and accessories you need.

05/15/2013

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NYC Summer Streets Guide

The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.

07/31/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Roadtrip To Virginia Beach, VA

Lazily lounging on the beach is just the tip of Virginia Beach’s iceberg. With 35 miles of shoreline, the mouthwatering cuisine and 19,000 acres of wildlife refuges and parks send this area over the top as a perfect vacation destination for any traveler looking to escape the city. Enjoy picturesque views, tranquil waters and a plethora of local attractions that make Virginia Beach the perfect road trip from New York City.

07/07/2012

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The 5 Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of New York

Looking for something to do at the end of this holiday week? Take a road trip. Here are our five favorite scenic drives outside of New York City.

07/05/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Atlantic City

Whether you’re looking for a weekend at the beach with the whole family, or one playing poker and hobnobbing with celebrities, Atlantic City has something for everyone. This east coast beach is perfect for a good party, couple’s retreat or family bonding time any weekend. From strolling the world’s largest boardwalk to trying your luck at the slots, there are endless opportunities for entertainment and adventure at the playground by the sea.

06/23/2012

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip To Long Beach

Known as the city by the beach for good reason, Long Beach, Long Island has the bay on one side, and the ocean on the other, effectively surrounding it with beaches. With its small community feel and pristine, white sandy beaches, Long Beach is an oasis less than an hour outside of Manhattan.

06/02/2012