If you think Philadelphia's food scene is all cheesesteaks and Italian ice, you've missed the city's culinary awakening. Here's a suggested itinerary that samples some of the city's gastronomic delights.
Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright can do more than admire his architecture in Pennsylvania’s leafy Laurel Highlands. You can stay in a Wright home as well. Head across PA and check out the emerging art scene in Lancaster.
The Omni Bedford Springs Resort is less than three hours from Washington--two big reasons to go? It has one of the country's first golf courses, now restored and rated one of the best in America by Zagat.
The new Glen Gordon Manor offers good food and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Or, hole up in one of the five private cottages at Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chestertown, Maryland. Set on 20 acres, the cottages have wood-burning fireplaces.