Jay Lloyd's Getaway

Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area
Courtesy of Kathryn Lloyd
December 21, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no such thing as a free lunch or a free puppy — they all come with a cost. But we can at least boast of free or very low-cost winter outdoor recreation. Let's consider the ways. If you go fishing in the winter, you can either spend a lot of money to drop a...
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The pool deck of a cruise ship
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 20, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning now for a new year of getaway adventures, a spontaneous trip may actually be your best bet. I don't want to throw cold water on what should be a fun planning session, but recent experiences do that for us. Remember those long-range plans for a...
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Woodloch Tubing.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was like being nibbled to death by ducks. The guy on the next barstool was complaining. He found the perfect resort. The price was right. But soon after arrival, he learned the hard cold truth. Every activity and amenity had a separate fee attached. Dining was the...
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One of the nation's iconic Christmas getaway destinations can be enjoyed at bargain pricing by tweaking your travel dates.
Dreamstime
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the nation's iconic Christmas getaway destinations can be enjoyed at bargain pricing by tweaking your travel dates. A global array of shoppers and getaway seekers pour into New York to see the Christmas tree and skaters at Rockefeller Center, nearby St. Patrick...
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 07, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The crossroads towns and villages survived, but the surrounding farmland and open space vanished and was replaced with shopping malls, housing developments and industrial parks. Some of those once rural centers are still luring holiday gift-seekers to a more relaxing...
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Tortola in the Virgin Islands
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 06, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When winter winds begin to blow at home, you can always rely on warm breezes and swaying palms to the south. Just imagine yourself and a couple of friends on your own chartered sailboat. You voyage on a coral blue sea from island to island, coming and going as your...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a disconnect when giving a gift of travel. Printouts of tickets and a brochure under a tree are nice, but they don't exactly create the spontaneous bubbling-with-excitement effect like a tangible gift, and the enjoyment won't be realized until the spring or...
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Camelback Resort in the Poconos offers a swim-up bar to its guests.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 29, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Old-time ski areas have gotten a modern facelift. With the long end-of-year vacation season approaching, there are more activity options if the snow is a no show. Nowadays, many ski areas have tacked the word "resort" onto their handles. For skiing families, couples...
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National Museum of the American Indian
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 23, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How long can you stare at that holiday gift list, thinking about pairing people and their unique interests with the perfect token? Many among us just give up and take the path of least resistance with a sweater or bauble. Or, you can match Uncle Joe's interest to a...
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At 19 ski areas across the state, fourth- and fifth-graders can score an almost free snow pass for the season.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 22, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids and snow go together like skis and boots. At 19 ski areas across the state, fourth- and fifth-graders can score an almost-free snow pass for the season. The program, run by the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association, lets the kids ski or snowboard for three days at...
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