Jay Lloyd

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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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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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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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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