If you ever dreamed about finding a beautiful and secluded vacation spot in a country environment, look in the Catskills. If you live in New York or the New England area, taking a vacation to the Catskills will be well worth the trip. It’s an area filled with natural beauty and stunning scenery. The three Catskill accommodations listed below have all received 4.5-star traveler ratings or higher. [Read more…] about Three Hidden Treasures in the Catskills
Located in Manhattan‘s Chelsea neighborhood, the Chelsea Art Museum ws devoted to showcasing twentieth and twenty-first-century art. The museum also shared part of its renovated historic building with the Miotte Foundation, which collects and celebrates the work of the modern artist Jean Miotte. Miotte is a French artist of the L’Art Informel movement and the Chelsea Museum shows exhibits of Miotte’s work on a regular basis alongside the work of other influential contemporary artists. [Read more…] about Chelsea Art Museum :: Manhattan, New York :: CLOSED
Greenwich Village, also known as East and West Village is located between Houston and 14th Street. The neighborhood differs from many of its neighboring areas and although it is associated with celebrities and costly residences, the small curving streets, peculiar alleys, and historic town houses make it an extremely fascinating place. If you’re visiting New York and want to escape the fast pace of Times Square for a few hours, Greenwich Village is the perfect place to visit.
Described commonly as a serpentine layout of streets, Greenwich Village boasts some strong characteristic parks, squares and lanes and is an area of New York known for its Bohemian lifestyle. [Read more…] about Greenwich Village :: Manhattan, New York
A Visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York will give you great insight into the military and maritime forces of the United States and their roll in the Second World War. This museum was founded in 1982 and is located on the Hudson River at Pier 86 at 46th Street on the West Side of Manhattan. It was closed for two years from 2006 for restoration and reopened in November 2008. This museum hosts the Fleet Week events held annually. The museum got its name from the World War II aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid. The exhibits include the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier, the submarine, USS Growler and the supersonic reconnaissance plane, Lockheed A-12. [Read more…] about Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum :: Manhattan, New York
The Bronx Zoo in New York allows you to travel inside the world of other countries without having to actually visit them. Explore Africa’s savannah where the grasses are tall, the trees are few and in between and the wildlife is plentiful by visiting the African Plains exhibit. Investigate Jungle World and discover some of Asia’s beautiful habitats along with seeing the creatures that reside within the Jungle, in mangroves, and on the beaches of Asia. Discover the majestic mountains of Nepal by seeking out the Himalayan Highlands exhibit, where you get to travel narrow uphill paths which are surrounded by wild magnolias, bamboo, groves of fir and birch, paperback maples, and other Asian plants and trees. Made up of 265 acres, the Bronx Zoo is the largest urban zoo in the United States and is home to over 4,000 animals. Many of the animals that can be found at the Bronx Zoo are either having their population threatened or are endangered altogether. [Read more…] about Bronx Zoo :: Bronx, New York