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161 2nd House Rd, Montauk, NY 11954, USA

It’s a hot August day, and I’m in the hip fishing village of Montauk, New York, at the tip of Long Island. Three friends and I just arrived at Ruschmeyer’s, a Neverland for summer-loving grown-ups who want to relive their childhood camp memories....

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Financial District, New York, NY, USA
Governor's Island in the East River, just 1 km from Manhattan, is an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Catch the free ferry from downtown near Battery Park and enjoy gorgeous views of the city, car-free bike roads, picnics and...
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62 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA
In the summer, when the temperatures reach sweltering and the city is crowded with tourists, the Boston Harbor Islands are where Bostonians go to escape. The Harbour Islands are comprised of 12 islands in total. Although it's a mere 15 to 20...
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15 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Located on the site of the former Bromfield Mansion, XV Beacon embraces both old and new luxury. The original building was constructed in the late 1800s by renowned Boston architect William Gibbons Preston and the hotel renovation took care to...
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6 Payne Ct, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
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Everyone seems to be talking about Chez Nous and, frankly, it’s easy to see why. A meal here feels like dining at your most fashionable friend’s place. The restaurant is tucked away from the main drag in a beautiful Charleston single...
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191 Chinquapin Dr, Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
The Iris Inn, a luxury Shenandoah bed and breakfast, is the perfect base to explore Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains. Located 30 minutes from Charlottesville, the Inn is close to nearly 30 wineries and is within a few minutes drive to the southern...
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Charleston, SC, USA
When it comes to the Angel Oak’s age, estimates range wildly from 300 to 2,000 years. What everyone can agree on, however, is the tree’s immense beauty—its sprawling canopy shades 17,000 square feet of ground, its trunk measures...
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225 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Charleston’s four-block City Market is a historic landmark (one of the oldest in the country, rivaled only by Baltimore’s Lexington Market) and an essential stop for locally made souvenirs and snacks. Pack up your sweetgrass basket (a...
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Boardwalk Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563, USA
While there may not be any flashy rides, games, or restaurants on the Sandwich Boardwalk, that doesn't mean it's not worth visiting. The wooden planks of the boardwalk are engraved with hundred of names of people who have donated to structure's...
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2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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The restaurant where Sean Brock got his start, McCrady’s has a long history as a neighborhood watering hole and pub that goes all the way back to the 1700s. In 2016, however, the cozy building, with its brick interior and homey bar, got a...
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Norwalk River Valley Trail, Wilton, CT 06897, USA
The ambitious Norwalk River Valley Trail will one day stretch 38 miles, allowing walkers, hikers, and cyclists to travel from Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk to Rogers Park in Danbury. It’s possible to get a preview of this multipurpose trail with...
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Norwalk, CT 06854, USA
The original settlement of South Norwalk (which has been part of Norwalk since the two cities consolidated in 1913) dates from the 17th century, though the majority of the many buildings here on the National Register of Historic Places were...