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A Day in Nantucket: How a Tiny Isolated Island Became a Global Powerhouse (With Lessons for Contemporary America)

A Day in Nantucket: How a Tiny Isolated Island Became a Global Powerhouse (With Lessons for Contemporary America)

by Karen Rubin and Martin D. Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Nantucket, a porkchop-shaped island just 14 by 3½-miles with just a few thousand inhabitants, hangs 30 miles out to sea off Massachusetts’ mainland. That creates a special kind of…

Cruising into Martha’s Vineyard’s Warm Embrace

Cruising into Martha’s Vineyard’s Warm Embrace

  by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   What I love most about Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, is that this single island, just 100 square miles, holds such diversity of culture, heritage, ecology. You can find a place on this island…

Fall Getaway in the Great Northern Catskills: Hiking the Hudson River School Art Trail

Fall Getaway in the Great Northern Catskills: Hiking the Hudson River School Art Trail

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com My three-day fall getaway in the Great Northern Catskills exploring the Hudson River School Art Trail starts before I even arrive at the historic Fairlawn Inn, in Hunter, NY. Taking advantage of the time…

3-Day Fall Getaway in the Catskills: Fairlawn Inn is Superb Hub for Exploring the Hudson River Valley

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Two hundred years ago, Thomas Cole, the father of the Hudson River School art movement, sailed up the Hudson River to the Catskills and was smitten by the landscape, by the natural world, by…

On the River Inn Meets Challenge of Woodstock, Vermont’s ‘Quintessential New England’ Reputation

On the River Inn Meets Challenge of Woodstock, Vermont’s ‘Quintessential New England’ Reputation

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Imagine the pressure on innkeepers wanting to build new in the historic village universally known as “Quintessential New England” with its amazing array of stunning architecture from the 1800s, including the classic Woodstock…

Beach Blanket Babylon is Rollicking Fun Musical Revue in San Francisco’s North Beach

Beach Blanket Babylon is Rollicking Fun Musical Revue in San Francisco’s North Beach

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon boasts being the world’s longest running musical review, and once you decide to dismiss the stupidity of the premise – Snow White’s search for her…

Four Friends and a Babymoon Travel California’s Highway 1 Discovery Route

Four Friends and a Babymoon Travel California’s Highway 1 Discovery Route

By Dave E. Leiberman, Laini Miranda, Maya Kessel, Andrew Kessel “For three days we have called Morro Bay home while we explored the quaint fishing village packed with water activities and amazing food, and visited nearby attractions including Hearst Castle and the Elephant Seal Rookery on…

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