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There were two things I knew about Milford before I ever saw the place. First, it is the site of a famous and very beautiful natural phenomenon, the... Read More

The long countdown is over. • Ninety years after the once-proud New Haven Railroad began running electric wire above its tracks from New Haven to... Read More

Bed and breakfast. An elementary formula, right?It's amazing how wide a detour this concept has taken since farmwives started renting out the spare room... Read More

Drive-in diehards make the trip to Orefield, Pennsylvania, because ofShankweiler's (Rte. 309; 610/481-0800), America's oldest drive-in theater. The... Read More

I'm no early riser, but I have been known to creep downstairs on a steamy morning while my hosts were asleep, grab the newspaper, settle onto the porch,... Read More

For the furniture-obsessed, certain destinations have obvious appeal: the auction houses of Paris, the antiques shops of Stockholm, the sleek boutiques... Read More

Philadelphia is adding three stars of fusion cuisine to its ever-growing list of high-profile chefs. Cuban-American Douglas Rodriguez's nuevo latino... Read More

Seattle | New Orleans | Minneapolis | PhiladelphiaSeattleBy Kimberly Brown Seely Long an industrial-strength zone of low-slung warehouses, truck yards... Read More

Converting pagans. Raising the dead. Chasing every last snake out of Ireland. Saint Patrick is known, by history and by legend, for many things, but to... Read More

OCCUPATION Multitasker extraordinaire. Sedaris is an actor (Sex and the City, Maid in Manhattan, Strangers with Candy), playwright (one half of the... Read More

Last year, I did something that many longtime New Yorkers fear and fantasize about simultaneously: I moved out of the city for a while, mainly because I... Read More

Boston Envi Everything here says sustainable style: organic-cotton tees by Edun (Bono and Ali Hewson’s line); recyclable shopping bags; and, coming soon... Read More

In an effort to curb traffic, cities across America are following San Francisco's lead and reinstating their cable car systems. Philadelphia's Girard... Read More

It's not always the four-star meals that stick in our memories when we travel. Sometimes the most evocative foods are simple, local dishes with everyday... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Unexpected U.S. Wine Trails.Cool air envelops you as you step into the underground winemaker’s cave and stroll past hand-hewn... Read More

BEACHWHERE: Grand CaymanWHY: The Ritz-Carlton drafted the equivalent of the NBA Dream Team for its new Grand Cayman resort, scheduled to debut this... Read More

Every day, Americans drink about 400 million cups of coffee, and I am nothing but grateful for my generous share. I got my first intoxicating taste as... Read More

The Northern Liberties neighborhood was long a run-down afterthought in Philadelphia, its only highlight the nightlife throwback Ortlieb's Jazz Haus ... Read More

What is "American cuisine" now?In search of answers, we traveled to 10 of our most forward-thinking food capitals to bring you the best examples and the... Read More

My Town: Matthew's Philadelphia When 14-year-old Matthew isn't playing tennis, practicing the sax, or downloading music off the Internet, this eighth... Read More

PENNSYLVANIA'S LANCASTER COUNTY should be checkered with dairy cows nibbling on grass, bearded men riding horse-drawn buggies, and bonneted teenagers... Read More

Q:My wife and I want to stay at a ryokan during our upcoming trip to Kyoto. Can you suggest any that offer an authentic experience?—Patrick Meyer,... Read More

It may seem spooky to sleep in a haunted hotel, but there's no guarantee you'll actually see a ghost. Some are picky; some are shy; some stick to one... Read More

Dodge dim sum. Hold the raves on risotto. Here's the lowdown on Stars and Stripes for the taste buds. Sure, you might have to drive out of the comfort... Read More

Taj MahalEmperor Shah Jahan, in 1632, commissioned this most famous of all mausoleums for his favorite wife, Mumtaz. One of the greatest examples of... Read More

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