Spring 2011 Travel Buzz

New England: The 21-room Tides Beach Club opens this May in Kennebunkport, with two suites designed by Jonathan Adler. Opening special is $199 per night, Sunday through Thursday.

Culture: The upcoming lineup at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (summer home of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1966) in upstate New York offers everything from Yo-Yo Ma to David Hyde Pierce.

Ivy League: The upscale, recently renovated Peacock Inn in Princeton currently has a great third-night-free deal bookable through the end of April.