4 Days in Washington D.C.

The week between Christmas and New Year’s turned out to be a great week for a 4 day getaway to Washington D.C. As Congress was out of session for the holidays, downtown was nearly empty, although the continuing pandemic may have had something to do with it as well. We lucked out with decent, ifContinue reading “4 Days in Washington D.C.”

4 Days in Boston, MA

A historic and walkable New England city, Boston makes for a great 4 day getaway.  It is easy to get to from NYC, with plenty of places to stay in, dine at, and explore.  You can be as active as you want, maybe running the half marathon “A Run to Remember” honoring Boston’s first respondersContinue reading “4 Days in Boston, MA”

San Francisco, CA

On a cool, foggy September morning we embarked on our three-day exploration of one of the most iconic cities in the United States.  San Francisco, California has seen its share of destructive forces, but it has always built back.  In the 19th century gold and silver booms expanded the city along with corruption, but theContinue reading “San Francisco, CA”

Old City, New City – the Sites of Philadelphia, PA

The sights, sounds and tastes of Philly swirl around me as I try to capture everything we did in our 4 day weekend getaway to Philadelphia, PA. We were there in March for the annual Love Run, a 5K and Half-Marathon. This trip contained a lot of firsts for me – first time running aContinue reading “Old City, New City – the Sites of Philadelphia, PA”

Christmas in San Antonio, TX

With only a few days off over the Christmas break, San Antonio turned out to be a pleasant holiday weekend getaway.  With so many hotels in the downtown area, and everything to see mostly downtown, it was easy to plan a stay.  San Antonio lights up during the Christmas season, especially all over the RiverContinue reading “Christmas in San Antonio, TX”