Museums Trips

Go Modern at Philip Johnson's Glass House

Day Trip

New Canaan, CT

Celebrated modern architect Philip Johnson chose New Canaan as his weekend retreat and designed an iconic glass house here in 1947. The one-room...

Detour from Dia:Beacon to Main Street

Day Trip

Beacon, NY

Dia:Beacon put Beacon, New York on the map when it opened here along a patch of Hudson River in 2003. The top-shelf art is ample reason to visit, but the town's...

Look Past the CN Tower in Toronto

Long Weekend

Toronto

Until recently, Toronto wasn't much to look at, but a host of new buildings by celebrity architects like Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, and Norman Foster...

Get an Honorary Degree in New Haven

Weekend

New Haven, CT

Sure, New Haven has decent culinary and art scenes. But they're not the main draws of this Ivy League college town 80 miles from New York. Nope, it's the classics...

Spend a Zen Day on Staten Island

Day Trip

Staten Island

Wow. Staten Island has a serious Asian side. Nowhere else in the five boroughs will you find a traditional Chinese Scholar's Garden or monastic Tibetan...

Skip the Freedom Trail in Boston

Weekend

Boston

Most Boston tourists concentrate on historic sights like Boston Commons, Quincy Market, and Old Ironsides, but Beantown has some wonderfully quirky...

Museum Trips from New York City