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Best Places for Fall Fun in the Sullivan Catskills

October 7, 2021
A beautiful early-fall shot of a lake in the Sullivan Catskills with end-of-summer wildflowers and colorful-leaved trees

Apples, pumpkins, leaf-peeping, cider drinking, hiking—tis the season for some of our favorite seasonal activities, in one of our favorite parts of New York state. Here’s how to do fall in the Sullivan Catskills, just two hours from NYC. This post is sponsored by the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association. Fall is a magical time in the Northeast. But there’s something about the tree-carpeted Sullivan Catskills—crisscrossed by rivers and…

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Greenwood Lake: Things to Do

September 2, 2020
View of Greenwood Lake from a lake house

What to do, eat, and drink in pretty Greenwood Lake, just a little over an hour’s drive from New York City. This page contains affiliate links—if you book through them, we may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. Thank you! Summer 2020 was, among other things, the summer of local travel for many of us, and 2021 will continue that trend. I know our…

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In Remote Jamaica, Jerk Chicken, Mellow Beaches & a Toddler

March 15, 2015

Team EYW visited Port Antonio, where the Blue Mountains meet the sea in northeast Jamaica, to cover the north coast’s local foods for this site. The birthplace of jerk, this gorgeously green, serene region is one that rewards an exploratory spirit—even if you have a two-year-old in tow.

To be perfectly honest, we arrived to Port Antonio, on Jamaica’s lush northeast coast, a little beaten down. Scott and I…