At Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York's Hudson River Valley, Dan Carr has the enviable job of spending his days with honey bees and educating the public about beekeeping.
A sweet yellow and white house sits tucked away on a street in Hastings-on-Hudson. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places Ever Rest, a popular stop on the historical society and garden club circuit.
The North Fork of Long Island's wine country is an easy two-hour drive from the city. Heaven for oenophiles, the picture perfect small towns offer plenty in the way of edible attractions too.