Jay Lloyd's Getaway

Canal Bikers
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
May 18, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I love watching the Tour de France - the eye-filling European countryside, colorful villages, the narrow, winding roads, smashups, grueling mountain climbs, fans shoving water bottles at riders. It's a thrill a minute. Here at home, a peddle up the...
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Caribbean Charter
Photo by Richard Maloney
May 17, 2018 - 11:51 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As Tall Ships arrive at Penn's Landing next week, visitors may have a longing to try their own hand at sailing. There are schools for that. As close as the Chesapeake, you'll find sailing schools that can get you ready to be a working crew member on a...
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Racing: A Need For Speed
Photo provided by Mercer Museum
May 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware Valley has long been a hub for racing - from bikes to sulkies. The history and the gear unfold this weekend on a Bucks County Getaway. Set a course for Doylestown and the Mercer Museum for a summer to satisfy that need for speed. Experience...
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Vintage Train
Jay Lloyd//KYW Newsradio
May 09, 2018 - 1:56 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sometimes it's not about where you're going, but how you get there. The ride is the kick. Trains, trams, cars and canals. There are highways in the sky and over water. Let's roll out for a sampling of unique rides that can flavor a summer getaway, near...
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Zipline
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
May 03, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hopefully April showers give way to May flowers when it's a good time to beat the crowds to Pennsylvania mountain getaways. Ski areas have seen the last of winter snow. Now it's time for warmer weather fun, like festivals and events to transition from...
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Margaritas Restaurant
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
May 02, 2018 - 12:04 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Every eye in the bar spun like a pinwheel to the woman standing in the swinging doors of the cantina. She was tall and lean - not thin - lean! Her face was framed by a shock of flaming red hair. She was a rare sight in this Mexican border town of...
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Bushkill Upper Falls / Pocono Mountains
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
April 26, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There was a time when Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains were a pristine escape to nature. It can still be discovered. As a kid, two weeks in the Poconos meant hiking country roads, picking blackberries along the path, drinking water from wooded mountain...
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Jay Lloyd | KYW Newsradio
April 25, 2018 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a time that Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains were a pristine escape to nature. But just because the times have changed doesn’t mean it can’t still be discovered. As a kid, two weeks in the Poconos meant hiking country roads, picking blackberries along the...
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Landis Creek Golf Club
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
April 23, 2018 - 10:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sometimes it's simply about the bar. The Philly suburbs are crowded with golf courses. On any given day, it's hard to choose. But sometime - more often than not - it's simply about the 19th Hole. The bar. So which ones get my attention when looking...
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Camden Yards
Photo credit: Jay Lloyd
April 19, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The sounds of bats on balls are echoing in cities around North America. Some parks are major league hits for getaway travelers. Many ballpark planners located their stadiums to take advantage of highways and land for sellout crowd parking lots. But I...
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