Jay Lloyd's Getaway

Bus
July 25, 2018 - 4:18 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I'm from a city - a big city - a very big city. I played on the streets of upper Manhattan and never worried about traffic. Most people didn't own cars then and only teens from Queens and Jersey, drove. So, it's no wonder that when we travel to cities...
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Crab Basket
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 19, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What do foreign worker visas have to do with crab feast getaways to the Chesapeake Bay? Plenty. You might find more All-You-Can-Eat crab deals at Chesapeake eateries this summer. That's because many of the Mexican crab pickers who seasonally staff the...
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Cape May Kayak
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 18, 2018 - 12:11 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I once knew a guy who went fishing, but never baited a line. I asked, "Why?" Says he, "I just want to stay cool, do nothing, but have people think I'm doing something, so they'll leave me alone." I left him alone. Fishing spots on a small boat or...
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Good Hat, Good Dog, Good Boat
Jay Lloyd/Scott Zeigler
July 12, 2018 - 12:33 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A "Good Hat, Good Dog, Good Boat." As the lively Chesapeake Bay tune tells us, that's all you need in this life. It may also be all you need to beat the heat in the "Dog Days of Summer" while enjoying life on the water. Give the song by the Eastport...
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Chowder
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 12, 2018 - 11:59 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Local food at summertime getaway destinations is a major part of a vacation. KYW's Jay Lloyd often heads out on the Chowder Trail. Yes, there is such a thing as a Chowder Trail. It's in Nova Scotia, where eateries, towns and even regions vie to serve up...
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statue of liberty
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 05, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In a land of immigrants, the history of immigration has suddenly spiked. KYW's Jay Lloyd suggests a summer getaway to an American portal of hope. It's the most emotion bending sight on the American landscape. The Lady in the Harbor with an upheld arm...
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Basin Harbor
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
July 04, 2018 - 4:06 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the holiday week comes to a close, summer destination vacations take a serious upswing. Crowds grow and so does weekend traffic. Restaurant reservations become tougher to score and there are lines for everything from popsicles to pony rides. It's time...
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Water Park
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
June 28, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Grim skies and drizzly weather don't have to wipe out a summer vacation day. There are alternates at our most popular getaway spots. I always used to say it never rains in the bars. That's until I got drenched in a Rehobeth Beach tiki bar with Tropical...
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Pussers Annapolis
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
June 27, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- First the disclaimer. If you might be inclined to take a tipple on a getaway from here to Tipperary, please do drink responsibly. Now for the tales. Getaway destinations often have unique drinks and stories, legends and lore behind them. Here are some of...
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Cruise Port
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
June 21, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the summer season dawns, travelers who are 65 years old and up are getting notices from Medicare reminding them of coverage during foreign getaways. Check it before booking. In short, Medicare is reminding policy holders that, except in rare occasions...
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