Category | Adventure

Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Driving Washington D.C. to Shenandoah National Park

Posted on 09 April 2014

There’s no need to be caught in summer traffic on the 105-mile-long Skyline Drive when you can have the mesmerizing Shenandoah National Park roadway to yourself in the shoulder season. After the… Continue reading »

Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: May Birdwatching at Mount Auburn

Posted on 01 April 2014

By the time my wife and I arrive at Cambridge’s Mount Auburn Cemetery at 6:30 am, the parking lot around the fountain is already full and minivans with birders from… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Walking the Cliff Walk, Newport

Posted on 25 March 2014

Rhode Island’s most popular trail is perched on the rocky shores above the Atlantic, ocean on one side, the backyards of the massive Bellevue Avenue mansions on the other. In… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Hermosa Cove Villas in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Posted on 18 March 2014

While staying in Ocho Rios last week, we checked out a relatively new boutique hotel recommended by an old friend. Clinging to the forested hillside and coastline just outside of… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Seastreak Ferry

Posted on 11 March 2014

Seastreak, the company that offers ferry service from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard, will bus clientele from Boston’s South Station to the ferry in New Bedford starting this April. This… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Apres-Ski Dining Favorites in New England

Posted on 04 March 2014

For my latest Liftopia blog, I was asked to divulge my favorite après-ski dining choices in New England. After a day of hitting the slopes, I’m not content with a beer and… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Omni Mount Washington Hotel

Posted on 25 February 2014

There’s a reason inn-to-inn bike and hike trips are growing in popularity. People love to have a day of adventure and then reward themselves with a night of fine food… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Iceland

Posted on 18 February 2014

If you’ve seen Ben Stiller in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, you realize that the diverse landscape of Iceland plays an important role in the movie. Other television series like Game… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Cancun

Posted on 11 February 2014

In 1974, a team of Mexican government computer analysts picked a long sliver of land on the Atlantic shoreline as the country’s next Acapulco. The powdery white sands and turquoise… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Maine Hut-to-Hut Skiing

Posted on 03 February 2014

Even as New England ski areas make it more and more enticing to venture their way, adding an array of exciting activities like tubing and ziplining, many of us want… Continue reading »

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