Jay Lloyd's Getaway

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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amsterdam
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2018 - 12:03 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you live long enough, and want to recapture your youth or young adulthood through getaways to old haunts, forget it. You can't go back. It's simple. "Back" isn't there anymore. The towns and cities are still where they were, but the places, the sights...
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Niagara Falls
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 09, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the most dramatic vistas in North America is just an eight hour drive from home. KYW's Jay Lloyd recalls a summertime getaway to Niagara Falls. Growing up, mom would often talk about the getaway with her friends right after World War I. The...
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duty free shiopping
August 08, 2018 - 1:00 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Unless you bring home a few tons of steel from that overseas getaway, you're not likely to be caught up in the current tariff fueled trade war. But what can you bring back? What can you take? What should you be aware of before going on that shopping...
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US Coast Guard
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 02, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Saturday marks a unique anniversary in American History. It created a guardian for boaters, ocean cruisers and beach goers. If you're on a Jersey shore getaway this Saturday, set a course to Cape May and the Coast Guard Training Center. Help the nation's...
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Pocono Horseback Ride
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In a time, long ago, the Pocono and Catskill Mountains were the summertime rage for families and young singles. The resorts were large and grand. One price got you a room, all your meals, the top entertainers of the day and all the outdoor activity you...
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Eastern Neck
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 26, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Looking for a cool and lazy getaway? A flat bottom boat, a fishing line and a cooler should do the trick. As a kid, some of my laziest days were in a flat bottom rowboat on Central Park Lake. Dad was at the oars and I had a drop line over the side. Today...
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