Riviera Maya, Mexico is a place you can truly escape to with cultural day-trips to rejuvenate your spirit for the political news detox that many Americans are craving these days.
Bimini, Bahamas. A trip to these islands near Miami by ferry boat, and enjoying seeing the hulking wrecked ships and enjoying water sports and Radio Beach.
A visit to the coast of Southern Delaware, to enjoy water sports like stand-up paddle and kayaking, sip the local beers, and enjoy the Big Chill Beach Club.
Xcaret is a theme park with a Mayan motif, but the author got to witness dozens of skilled local oarsmen and woman taking off for a 37-mile row to Cozumel.
Florida’s Gold Coast is a treat for winter-weary Northerners. We cruise the Jungle Queen Steamboat, relax on the beach, and take in Art Walk on fashionable Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.
Asbury Park New Jersey, once a down and out city, see a resurgence with musical venues like The Stone Pony and Paramount Theater bringing the crowds back.