Category Archives: Beaches

A day of surprises in Cape May

This summer brought about another family day trip to the historic beach resort town of Cape May, in part for a foodie event. It was held on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, a victorian era site I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Ready for spring and summer travel

My local area hasn’t been pummeled with a lot of snow this winter season. At least not up to this point. However, the subzero temperatures alone are enough for me to look forward to warmer weather. Memories of visits to … Continue reading

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Favorite travels of 2013 in photos

This wild winter already has me thinking of fun things to check out as soon as the chilly air warms up with spring.  Now that it’s only a few weeks away, I’m even more eager to get out to various … Continue reading

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A day in OCNJ

My family loves going to the shore, although we don’t often get together in a big group for beach getaways.  So it was a nice last-minute surprise opportunity to visit Ocean City, N.J. again with relatives from multiple households.  That … Continue reading

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Outer Banks memories inspire future visits

Another season of beach travel is under way and reminds me of past summer trips to coastal areas.  One such favorite destination is the Outer Banks of North Carolina, although it’s been nine years since my last visit.  So, of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy and coastal areas

Between my recent Cape May trip and this week’s severe weather from Hurricane Sandy, I’m wondering how the places I visited are faring.  While I was there, as I think about various places I’ve been, I thought how I’d love … Continue reading

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Exploring Cape May and surrounding areas

New Jersey held its annual lighthouse challenge and to take part in the celebration, I went back to Cape May for the first time in years.  Staying overnight somewhere to complete the challenge throughout the whole weekend wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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