Is It Worth It? Berkeley Botanical Gardens

Is it worth it? Berkeley Botanical Gardens I have been visiting Berkeley quite often lately since my son has been going to school at UC Berkeley, but I never went to the Berkeley Botanical Gardens until now. The Gardens are amazing. The feature plants from around the world. You name...

Weekend Getaway: FishKill, NY

Weekend Getaway: FishKill, NY FishKill and Poughkeepsie are a little over 2 hours from Long Island or NYC. The drive is lovely. Once you get out of the Bronx, you drive up the Taconic Parkway, which is a winding road with trees on either side. You start to see mountains...