Point Lookout — Trystworthy?

Stateline Point Lookout
Stateline Point Lookout

If you are having an illicit affair, I can think of no better place to meet your lover than Point Lookout on the Palisades Parkway. It’s beautiful, romantic, easily accessible from New York City, yet quite isolated (at least on a weekday.)

We drove to New England one Tuesday in early September, to drop our daughter at  school.  Traveling north on I-95, the New Jersey Turnpike ends in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  You can continue on I-95 to New York City and beyond by taking the George Washington Bridge, or you can travel north above the Hudson River via the Palisades Parkway.

We wanted to avoid traveling through New York City because our car was loaded with stuff.

I couldn’t believe the natural beauty that awaited us just minutes from Manhattan!

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Cruising the Northeast Corridor — Half Price Crabs in Harve de Grace

If you are hoping to avoid the highway rest stops on a road trip from New York to Washington, DC  — there’s a great little place to eat at the halfway mark.

Price's Seafood - Harve de Grace, MD
Price’s Seafood – Harve de Grace, MD

Price’s Seafood, in Harve de Grace, Maryland is a rundown crab shack on the waterfront in the quaint town of Harve de Grace, just past the Hatam Bridge.

This quintessential Maryland crab house is not fancy, but the crabs are great.  You can eat inside or on the porch.  They put heavy brown paper down on the tables — just as it should be.  Crabs are seasonally priced.

Yelp.com has a deal that gives you $10 off a purchase of $20.

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