5 Totally Drivable Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia
Missing travel? Get your fix with these fresh-air-filled, not-too-far escapes.
Not quite ready to book that overseas escape? Ease your way into post-quarantine travel with one of these fresh-air-filled (and fully drivable) weekend getaways.
There’s so much more to the city than crabcakes and Natty Boh.
Pre-pandemic, Baltimore was the most exciting up-and-coming food and drink destination on the Eastern Seaboard. Post-pandemic, the hot spots are still hot — though in some cases not yet fully out of hibernation — and new options keep right on opening. The best part? All the good stuff is far away from touristy Inner Harbor. Keep reading here.
Fun awaits on the Chesapeake Bay.
Of all the quaint small towns dotting Maryland’s Eastern Shore, St. Michaels gets the most attention. Fewer folks know about Tilghman Island, its sleepier — but even more naturally beautiful — neighbor around the bay. That makes it the perfect home base for a low-key weekend centered on water sports and quality seafood. Keep reading here.
Get schooled on the grown-up charm of this Virginia college town.
With plenty of posh options for lodgings, a pedestrian mall packed with shops and restaurants, and wineries, cideries and breweries down seemingly every winding country road, it’s fully possible to do an entire weekend in the home of the University of Virginia without ever stepping foot on campus grounds. Keep reading here.
The state Joe Biden calls home is having a full-on moment. Here’s how to explore it.
From restaurant hopping in Wilmington to checking out a new-to-you shore scene to exploring some spectacular estates, here’s what to see and do. Keep reading here.
The District is home to many under-the-radar green spaces.
Last year, D.C. earned the number two slot in the Trust for Public Land’s ranking of park access in the 100 largest U.S. cities. That’s for good reason: Beyond the National Mall, the District is home to many under-the-radar green spaces and splashy waterfront developments (and, of course, a new administration). Keep reading here.
Published as “Road Trip!” in the March 2021 issue of Philadelphia magazine.