Earn your hiking stripes and bragging rights by exploring Long Island's finest trails. Traverse past haunted lighthouses stuffed with peg legs, otherworldly landscapes, sunbathing seals, and sparkling seasides.
Step away from the two-for-$20 T-shirts, the made-in-China thotckes, and the hackneyed shot glasses. When it comes to Caribbean souvenirs, you can do much better. Here are five of my favorite Caribbean must-buys, plus one thing you absolutely, positively never should buy.
The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.
Saltwater taffy, carnival rides, and old-school fun are back on the upswing in classic beach towns whose boardwalks can make you feel like you've stepped into a time machine. Here are seven classic boardwalk towns that go out of their way to entice families,
When the editors of Islands magazine asked its friends and readers to name their favorite things in the Caribbean, they got more than they bargained for.
When I returned to our cottage my five year old asked what was going on at the beach. I had hoped to shield her and her innocence from this unpleasantness. I wanted to keep her away from this awareness that bad things can happen.
I do NOT camp, I GLAMP. Trust me, they are not the same thing. Yes, there is a tent, there is no running water, but NO, I am by no means roughing it.
What's better than the beach? Lounging on that beach with a frosty beverage in hand. Raise your glass and check out 10 beautiful beach bars worth the trip!
Looking for a special way to celebrate with that special someone in your life? These five lovely ideas are guaranteed to help you get your snuggle on.
We don't mean to be the fun police, but there are certain rules (some official, some unspoken) that should be observed at the beach. To ensure maximum enjoyment for you and your fellow beach bums, be a good citizen with these 10 things you should and shouldn't do.
It could be done, but it would be a major technical and financial effort.
Fabulous American seafood joints by the sea.
Waves pound the rocky shore, sending showers of frothy spray dozens of feet into the air. Sea turtles swim through shoreside seaweed to feed. And surfers, boogie boarders and snorklers share the beaches in search of the perfect wave or perfect school of colorful fish.
Florida's lifestyle, flavored with picturesque beaches, sugar white sand and clear blue and turquoise waters, is synonymous with coastal living. The...
We stopped to get a pizza and ate it at home, while catching both the Delray Beach and Lake Worth fireworks from our back deck. We fell asleep to the sound of firecrackers and the deck door above us sliding back and forth, back and forth.
The Jersey Shore is opening its arms and calling all gays to come and check it out. Ok, it's not the entire shore, but it's a pretty sweet piece of it called Asbury Park.