Tag archives for Long Weekends

How to Pack for Weekend Trips

Packing for a weekend away isn’t an exact science. I’m not going to tell you “bring two dresses and a pair of jeans.” So much depends on where you’re going, the weather, and your personal style. But there are some tips I can offer to help you pack for success.

Looking for Long Weekend Plans?

We know it’s Friday and that you may very well be out the door and headed to your destination on this long weekend. But if you’re coming up short and could use some inspiration, our Long Weekends guide is at your service. And even if all you have planned is some armchair traveling, we can…

Maira Kalman on Monticello

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I was trying to explain to my non-American husband the other day why we should go to Monticello this summer. It’s incredibly unique and fascinating, I said, but I was met with a blank stare. I faltered and whimpered, “Well I was there when I was a kid and…and…it was cool. He invented a lot…

Charlottesville Charms

With the new visitor center opening at Monticello this week, now is the perfect time to plan a visit to Charlottesville, Virginia. IT Editor Janelle Nanos shares some of the highlights from her recent trip. I’m no country bumpkin, but I do admit that I tend to feel a bit confined if I don’t get…