Jay Lloyd's Getaway

SEPTA Rail
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Area seniors just shaved another few bucks off the cost of commuting and getaways. KYW's Jay Lloyd is counting the travel discounts. I just used the brand new SEPTA Senior Card to Center City. That $1 rail fare that we thought was a bargain is gone. The...
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weather
September 19, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What's the first question when someone returns from a weekend getaway? No. It's not about the food, the fun or the the scenics. In these days of violent storms, hurricanes, drenching rain, abundance of snow, riptides and surges it's, "How was the weather...
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Zerns Barber Shop
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next few weekends may offer the last chance to visit what has been a traditional weekend day trip. The doors are closing on Zern's Market in Gilbertsville. How do you say you'll miss a tire busting parking lot and a crumbling, ugly concrete building...
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Philadelphia skyline
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 12, 2018 - 12:13 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I'm not a big fan of drawing the short straw for "designated driver" and the last thing I want to do after a night on the town or at a country hideaway is get in the car and drive an hour or more to go home. The alternative? Plan to stay overnight. It...
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Cruise Ship pool deck
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 07, 2018 - 4:22 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Now that cruise ship getaways are a year-round experience, KYW's Jay Lloyd raises a sensitive subject for anyone planning a first cruise. It sounds much better in French - Mal de mer. In English - seasickness. Anyone can get it and the seas don't even...
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Mystic Seaport whaler
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
August 31, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They can be as small as a coastal fishing village or as vast an international port as New York City. Fin food is fresh from the sea, eyefilling sights take in a far horizon. Boats and ships of every size and shape vanish in the distance. Others loom large...
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Annapolis Harbor
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 31, 2018 - 1:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As summer slowly morphs into fall, local sailors turn their attention to a freshening breeze on the nearby Chesapeake Bay. No boat? No problem. Ask any Chesapeake sailor about the best months to cruise the bay. Without hesitation, you'll hear September and October...
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Jersey Shore/boardwalk
August 23, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Do you like crowds and elevated prices? If so, you'll love Labor Day getaways. One week can make at big difference at the shore, mountains and amusement parks. For parents with kids at home, Labor Day weekend may be the last chance to see summertime...
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Kayak
August 22, 2018 - 12:19 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing --absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." These words of wisdom and truth came from a water rat to a mole in Kenneth Grahame's, "Wind in the Willows." And, of course...
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storm clouds
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 16, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Vacation resort cancellation policies have been changing. But there are ways of protecting your getaway cash from the ravages of nature. With the growing intensity of foul weather from floods to deadly hurricanes, many resorts have been refining their...
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