Jay Lloyd's Getaway

Cruising in the Caribbean
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 16, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's your hurry? You've already traveled some distance — oftentimes a long distance to get to your getaway cruise ship port. Before and after the cruise, you can double up on the vacation simply by enjoying the ship's home port. Winter and fall cruises are being...
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Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 15, 2018 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thanksgiving on the ski trail has become a tradition for some early-bird snow hounds. Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio Whether it's a four-day holiday or a week on the slopes, an eight-hour drive gets you into Canadian snow country, and even less to reach some favorite New...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Veterans Day weekend is a time for America to thank our vets for their service and sacrifice. But the vets themselves can check out a few nearby spots to celebrate their armed forces heritage. All our services came under fire at Pearl Harbor to launch America's entry...
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Boot camp
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 08, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine yourself at 17 or 18 years old, just out of high school. "Uncle Sam Wants You," reads the poster. Suddenly, people with stripes and brass are teaching you seamanship, airmanship and marksmanship. You may learn about tanks and bridge building. The "old man" is...
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 01, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Every face around the bar had a high-elevation winter tan. Stetson hats topped every head, and ski boots thumped the floor while Willie Nelson rasped from the speakers. It was happy hour at the base of Vail Mountain in the Colorado Rockies. During a chat with the...
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Gettysburg Hotel
Jay Lloyd
October 25, 2018 - 9:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Worn out by election fever? Take a break without tuning out. Pack a bag for a getaway to a pair of vibrant weekend destinations that define our political heritage. They represent two of the most dangerous periods in American history and the Presidents, one Republican...
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Museum Suffrage Poster
Jay Lloyd
October 25, 2018 - 7:00 am
New York, N.Y. (KYW Newsradio) — 1920 was a pivotal year in American politics that will play a major role in the coming elections. 1920 was the year that women won the right to vote, and prohibition, a ban on booze, changed the nation. It was not a coincidence. Supporters of prohibition knew they...
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oysters
Dreamstime
October 18, 2018 - 7:00 am
ST. MICHAELS, Md. (KYW Newsradio) — Up and down the Chesapeake Bay, October celebrates the succulent oyster. Experience it for yourself during a weekend getaway to the Maryland Eastern Shore. The transformation from ugly, mud-caked, hard, craggy shells starts when watermen take pressure hoses to...
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Merrymead Farm corn maze
Jay Lloyd | KYW Newsradio
October 11, 2018 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania farmers were in a squeeze about 20 year ago. Crop prices were falling and the cost of farming was rising. With the notion of bringing in extra money to the land, the concept of agritainment was born. Agritainment combines family fun on a farm with the...
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Jay Lloyd dressed as Dracula poses with his daughter during a Halloween years ago.
Jay Lloyd | KYW Newsradio
October 11, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Halloween evokes images of happy youngsters toting plastic pumpkins to hold heaps of treats. But for an older generation, it's more about the memories, so now is the time for a Halloween overnight getaway. Halloween used to be a night of family fun when the kids were...
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