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Most people assume rock climbing requires bulging arm muscles and a nonchalant attitude toward bodily harm. Neither is true. In reality, climbers need... Read More

Maine’s Southern Coast(260 miles round-trip from Boston)This is Maine at its most alluring: a rich landscape where sunrise on a sandy beach can be... Read More

My favorite days of the year are ones when the Amtrak train pulls me up to Hudson, New York. I’m being slowly chugged out of Manhattan, past the sun... Read More

Only on the web: More Responses to Our Parents' Poll QuestionTony Hawk CHAMPION SKATEBOARDER My three boys [Riley, 12, Spencer, 5, and Keegan, 2] and... Read More

Getting ThereFrom Manhattan, northern Dutchess County is a 2 1/2-hour drive up the Taconic State Parkway to Route 199 and Red Hook, or via the Saw Mill... Read More

For us, no souvenir is sexier than a taste of something discovered on our travels--farmhouse goat cheese from the Pyrenees, Isle of Skye smoked salmon,... Read More

Whether you're headed to St.-Tropez or Santa Cruz this summer, there's a sunscreen tailor-made for your travel plans YOUR DESTINATION: A sail to the... Read More

Don't let the frivolous pink façade of Lefèvre House fool you. Behind the Victorian frippery is a sleek, European-style inn. The 1870's farmhouse in New... Read More

Inside: the Facts. As we arrived at Sprout Creek Farm, a dairy just southeast of Poughkeepsie, on a warm May morning, the pastures were bathed in a... Read More

Sure, there's a fitness center, but who needs it?After a day of rappelling the glacial outcroppings of neighboring 12,000-acre Minnewaska State Park... Read More

As of next month, a treasure trove of contemporary art—works by Donald Judd, Agnes Martin, Bruce Nauman, Robert Ryman, Andy Warhol, and many others—will... Read More

Meet Aimee Szparaga, a former New York magazine editor, and Richard Nocera, an artist, two urbanites who headed for the hills (the Catskills, that is)... Read More

You don't have to be a rock star to hang with the band. Just head to New York's Catskill Mountains, where Kate Pierson of the B-52's presides over the... Read More

In 1609, when Henry Hudson sailed up the river that would soon bear his name, there was little to see. Within a few decades, however, the New World's... Read More

Whether you're aiming to hole up with siblings for a low-key retreat into childhood reminiscence or to invite every cousin thrice removed to a tightly... Read More

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