The eastern half of North America is a kaleidoscope of picturesque towns, rural idylls, vibrant cities, and some of the most dramatic natural scenery on the continent. Such a diversity of destinations can be overwhelming, particularly if you only have a weekend to spare, but this illustrated guide based on the New York Times feature "36 Hours" offers pithy descriptions and insider travel tips, whether you're heading toward "Lobster Worship" in Martha's Vineyard or an evening "Hotel Crawl" in Miami. Take your pick of intriguing destinations from East Hampton to South Beach, via postcard New England, Manhattan boutiques, the skyscrapers of Chicago, and the jazz and blues clubs of New Orleans.
The New York Times: 36 Hours
Author: Barbara Ireland.