Best things to do in New York City this February
For New Yorkers, February is when the winter doldrums really kick in. The novelty of snow has worn off, and the sky has been gray for weeks on end...
Places in Cape Cod
This is it: Provincetown is as far as you can go on the Cape, and more than just geographically. The draw is irresistible. Fringe writers and artists began making a summer haven in Provincetown a century ago. Today this sandy outpost has morphed into the hottest gay and lesbian destination in the Northeast.
The patriarch of Cape Cod towns, Chatham has a genteel reserve that is evident along its shady Main St: the shops are upscale; the lodgings, tony. That said, there's something for everyone here – families flock to town for seal-watching, birders migrate to the wildlife refuge. And then there are all those beaches.
Crowd-pleasing beaches, a terrific bike trail and the quaint seaside village of Woods Hole are the highlights of the Cape's second-largest town. Falmouth puffs with pride over its favorite daughter, Katharine Lee Bates, who wrote the words to the nation's favorite patriotic hymn, America the Beautiful.
Tours and activities
Boston Super Saver: Whale-Watching Cruise plus Admission to New England Aquarium
Get up close and personal to New England’s wildlife with this Boston Super Saver. With your naturalist guide, spot whales and dolphins on a scenic 3-hour whale-watching cruise around a thriving marine sanctuary...
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Best things to do in Seattle this February
Let's face it: there are plenty of reasons to stay inside. The February temperatures hover around 45ºF and rainy days outnumber sunny ones...
Vintage Las Vegas: Sin City's best retro sights
Look away for too long and Vegas changes. The Vegas of Sinatra and Elvis and mobsters and showgirls has been replaced by Cirque shows and Britney Spears and musical fountains...
Leaving Las Vegas: top things to do nearby without a casino in sight
When you’ve tired of the ding-ding-ding of the slot machines, it’s time to hit the road and grab some fresh air...
I learned how in San Francisco: five cheap or free life skills you never knew you needed
Forget all those sensible New Year’s resolutions – you deserve more to look forward to this year than exercise and budgeting, and San Francisco is just the ticket...