U.S.

UNEXPECTED DESTINATIONS

NEW JERSEY

TWIN LIGHTS OF NAVESINK
Drop dead views of the Atlantic Ocean, Manhattan and Sandy Hook. These Civil War Era stone lighthouses have guided ships into the Narrows since 1862. Combine your trip here with a visit to Sandy Hook.
Twin Lights Historic Site, Lighthouse Road, Highlands, NJ, Tel: 732.872.1814
http://www.twin-lights.org
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sandy_hook

THE KATYN MEMORIAL
Perhaps the best view of Manhattan is found along the Jersey City waterfront at Exchange Place. As you approach the river, the stunning image of the Katyn Memorial draws you forward. The memorial honors the dead of the Katyn Forest Massacre. Thousands of Polish prisoners were killed in April and May 1940 during the Soviet invasion of eastern Poland. The bronze statue, 34 feet tall, is near a memorial to 9/11 with structural remnants from the Twin Towers.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katy%C5%84_Memorial
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchange_Place_(Jersey_City)

FINN’S POINT NATIONAL CEMETERY
A most unusual opportunity to visit a Confederate Cemetery in New Jersey awaits the visitor to Finn’s Point. It is located just a few miles south of the Delaware Memorial Bridges at the southern terminus of the Jersey Turnpike. Confederate prisoners interred at the cemetery total 2,436 all in unmarked graves. Also buried here are 13 German prisoners of war who died at Fort Dix during World War II and 135 Union soldiers who died while guarding rebel prisoners at Fort Delaware. Be sure to visit nearby Forts Mott and Delaware.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finn’s_Point_National_Cemetery
http://www.fortdelaware.org/Finns%20Point%20National%20Cemetery.htm
http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/finnspoint.asp
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/fortmott.html

OSWEGO LAKE
This lake, in one of the most beautiful spots in New Jersey, is surrounded by miles of cranberry bogs, scrub pines and silence. Come here to experience true wilderness only an hour away from the metropolitan centers of Philly and NYC. The lake, part of Penn State Forest, is also a great place for canoe and kayak adventures. Bring a picnic lunch and your bathing suit! Read The Pine Barrens by John McPhee before you go.
http://www.forevergreennj.com/C/In_and_On_the_Water/9/U/Oswego_Lake/240.aspx
http://www.stateparks.com/penn_burlington.html

BRENDAN T. BYRNE STATE FOREST FIRE TOWER
Located 1.5 miles east of the intersection of Routes 70 & 72 along Route 72 is this great vantage point. On a clear day climb the tower for a view over hundreds of square miles of the Pine Barrens including Chatsworth and Apple Pie Hill to the south and Fort Dix to the north. There are great hiking and biking trails to explore.
http://www.bikekinetix.com/t_nj/nj_state/brendan_byrne_sf.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Barrens_(New_Jersey)
http://www.pineypower.com/BTB/byrne.htm

PENNSYLVANIA

ROOF OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
If you can snag a tour of the roof of the museum you are in for quite a treat. The roof tiles are all handmade and weigh over 100 pounds each. Here is the rare building that incorporates fine art materials in its construction, even in places not usually seen.
http://www.philamuseum.org/visit

DELAWARE

FORT DELAWARE
This Civil War prisoner of war camp (with Union and Confederate reenactors) is located in the middle of the Delaware River on Pea Pack Island. Boats leave during the summer from Delaware City and from Fort Mott in New Jersey. The Fort was built in 1849 to protect Wilmington and Philadelphia from naval attack up the river from the Atlantic. The island provides one of the largest wading bird nesting areas in the United States visible along a hiking trail with observation tower.
http://www.destateparks.com/park/fort-delaware/index.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Delaware

NEW YORK

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL
Located in the Finger Lakes Region (Waterloo) along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal (part of the Erie Canal System) is this memorial to the fallen of both the North and the South.
http://www.americancivilwarmemorial.com
http://www.nycanal.com/focusoncayugaseneca/cayugasenecaindex.html

RESTAURANTS

New York City

MOLYVOS (Greek)
871 Seventh Ave. (56th St.)
212.582.7500

ASIATE (Asian)
80 Columbus Circle (60th St.)
212.805.8800

HILL COUNTRY CHICKEN (Lunch)
1123 Broadway (25th St.)
212.257.6446

JUBILEE (French Bistro)
347 E. 54th St. (near 1st Ave.)
212.888.3569

VERITAS (New American)
43 E. 20th St.
212.353.3700

ESCA (fish)
402 W. 43rd St.
212.564.7272

AUREOLE (New American)
135 W. 42nd St.
212.319.1660

A VOCE (Italian)
41 Madison Ave.
212.545.8555

THE HARRISON (Continental)
355 Greenwich St.
212.274.9310

ELEVEN MADISON PARK (Continental)
11 Madison Ave.
212.889.0905

AI FIORI (Italian)
400 Fifth Avenue
212.613.8660

ALDEA (Portuguese)
31 West 17th Street
212.675.7223

GOTHAM BAR AND GRILL
12 East 12th Street
212.620.4020

New Brunswick, NJ

DUE MARI
78 Albany St.
732.296.1600

DESTINATION DOGS
101 Paterson St
732.993.1016

Lawrenceville, NJ

CHAMBERS WALK
2667 Main St.
609.896.5995

Bay Head, NJ

THERESA’S SOUTH
530 Main Ave.
732.892.1555

Philadelphia

TWENTY MANNING (New American)
20th & Manning
215.731.0900

OSTERIA
640 North Broad St.
215.763.0920

LE VIRTU
1927 East Passyunk Ave.
215.271.5626

AMADA (Spanish)
217-219 Chestnut Street (Between 2nd & 3rd)
215.625.2450

VEDGE
1221 Locust Street
215.320.7500

FORK
306 Market Street
215.625.9425

THE LOVE
130 South 18th Street
215.433.1555

GRAN CAFFE L’AQUILA (Lunch)
1716 Chestnut Street
215.568.5600

Washington, DC

OBELISK (Italian)
2029 P St. NW (Dupont Circle)
202.872.1180

THE BOMBAY CLUB (Indian)
815 Connecticut Ave NW
202.659.3727

THE LAFAYETTE (Contemporary American)
Hay Adams Hotel
800 16th St NW
202.638.6600

ELLA’S (Wood Fired Pizza) for lunch
901 F St NW
202.638.3434

CLYDE’S (for LUNCH)
707 7th St., NW (Archives, National Gallery, Penn’s Quarter)
202.349.3700

Durham, NC

MAGNOLIA GRILL
1002 Ninth St.
919.286.3609

Greenville, SC

SOBY’S
207 South Main St.
864.232.7007

Charleston, SC

HIGH COTTON
199 East Bay St.
843.724.3815

HALLS CHOPHOUSE
434 King St.
843.727.0090

MAGNOLIAS
185 East Bay St.
843.577.7771

goat. sheep. cow (take out sandwiches)
106b Church St.
843.480.2526

NICK’S ORIGINAL BBQ (lunch)
288 King Street
843.577.0406

HUSK
76 Queen Street
843.577.2500

PENINSULA GRILL
112 North Market Street
843.723.0700

CAVIAR & BANANAS (lunch)
51 George Street (second location in City Market Great Hall)
843.577.7757

SAFFRONS CAFE AND DELI (best pastries and baked goods in Charleston)
333 East Bay Street
843.722.5588

FIG
232 Meeting St
(843) 805-5900

Savannah, GA

b. MATTHEW’S
325 E. Bay Street
912.233.1319

Port Royal, VA

RIVER HAVEN (crab cakes)
136 Main St.
804.742.5113

Shepherdstown, WV

STONE SOUP BISTRO (New American)
112 W German St.
304.876.8477

THE PRESS ROOM (New American)
129 W German St.
304.876.8777

Petersburg, VA

THE BRICKHOUSE RUN
407–409 Cockade Alley
804.862.1815

Charlottesville, VA

FLEURIE RESTAURANT (French)
108 3rd Street NE
434.971.7800

Fredericksburg, VA

BISTRO BETHEM
309 William St.
540.371.9999

FOODE
900 Princess Anne St
540-479-1370

Geneva, NY (Finger Lakes Region)

THE RED DOVE
30 Castle Street
315.781.2020

FLX TABLE
22 Linden St
315-730-3083

KINDRED FARE
512 Hamilton St
315-787-0400

OPUS ESPRESSO AND FOOD BAR
486 Exchange St
315-759-5388

Seneca Falls, NY (Finger Lakes Region)

DIVINE KITCHEN & BAR
108 Fall Street
877.788.4010

Lodi, NY (Finger Lakes Region)

SUZANNE
9013 Route 414
607.582.7545

Auburn, NY (Finger Lakes Region)

MORO’S TABLE
1 East Genesee Street
315.282.7772

HOTELS AND B&Bs

 

Charleston, SC

PLANTERS INN
112 North Market Street
843.722.2345

THE SANCTUARY HOTEL AT KIAWAH ISLAND
(843) 768-2121

Savannah, GA

HAMPTON INN – HISTORIC DISTRICT
201 E. Bay Street
912.231.9700

Petersburg, VA

THE HIGH STREET INN
405 High Street
866.HISTINN

Waterloo NY (Finger Lakes Region)

GRIDLEY INN
36 West Main St.
315.539.5192

Skaneateles, NY

MIRBEAU INN & SPA
851 West Genesee St.
877.647.2328

Shepherdstown, WV

BAVARIAN INN
164 Shepherd Grade Rd.
304.876.2551

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