Tag Archives: Eastern U.S.

Spring View: Washington, DC Cherry Blossoms (2022)

The cherry blossom trees are without a doubt the stars of springtime in Washington, DC. Visit the District during this time and you’ll find the nation’s capital is accented in pink for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which takes place which virtual and in-person events from March 20 – April 17, 2022. Here are some must-knows as you plan to celebrate the blossoms at home or during a safe, in-person visit to DC.

Visiting the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC at the end of March 2022.

Aerial Travel: Seneca Rocks In West Virginia

Seneca Rocks is famous for its distinctive looks, emerging from the ground like giant teeth. It’s also a challenging, dangerous climb – over the past 40 years, at least 15 climbers have lost their lives here.

Seneca Rocks is one of the best-known landmarks in West Virginia.  These rocks have long been noted as a scenic attraction and are popular with rock climbers. The rocks are a magnificent formation rising nearly 900 feet above the North Fork River.

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Home Renovations: 18th C. Colonial In Longmeadow, Massachusetts (Video)

Today on Architectural Digest we visit Longmeadow, Massachusetts to tour a colonial-era home with a ton of potential but needing lots of work. Contractor Nick Schiffer from NS Builders takes us through this 18th century relic room by room – laying out the possibilities for restoring the historic flourishes while bringing the property into the present day.

Walks: Philadelphia City Hall, Pennsylvania (4K)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed) and other American Revolutionary sites. Also iconic are the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized by Sylvester Stallone’s triumphant run in the film “Rocky.” 

Walks: Hudson River, Hoboken, New Jersey (4K)

Hoboken is a New Jersey city on the Hudson River. Its former industrial port now features parks such as Pier A Park, with Manhattan skyline views. The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway links several green spaces. Global eateries, bistros and bars cluster on Washington Street and riverside Frank Sinatra Drive, named after the locally born singer. The Hoboken Historical Museum has local art and history exhibits.

Big City Views: Autumn Colors In New York City

A short video compilation of Fall in New York City through my eyes. My favorite season in one of my favorite cities. Sites I stopped by include Brooklyn Bridge, Dumbo, the Battery, Staten Island ferry, and of course, Central Park. Also had the pleasure to make this edit with one of my favorite songs, by one of my favorite composers–Dwell by Tony Anderson (via Musicbed).

Aerial Views: Nashville – Capital Of Tennessee (4K)

Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and home to Vanderbilt University. Legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium are Downtown, as is the District, featuring honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum, celebrating the singer’s life.

Aerial City Views: Boston – Capital Of Massachusetts

Boston, officially the City of Boston, is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country. The city proper covers 48.4 square miles with a population of 675,647 in 2020, also making it the most populous city in New England.