New York City, Los Angeles travel alternatives: Best second cities

Visitors to Cape May, New Jersey, watch the sunset behind the Cape May Lighthouse on April 8, 2021. With the ocean on one side and grand Victorian homes on the other, Cape May offers an alternative vacation location with expansive views near New York City.

Even if you’re fully vaccinated, you might not want your next trip – perhaps your first trip in over a year – to be in a packed, urban metropolis. Enter the “second-city” trip. Second city is a somewhat ambiguous term, but it’s generally used to refer to the second-most populous city in a region, state or … Read more