Exploring the expanse of North America that looks toward the Atlantic Ocean means experiencing a kaleidoscope of picturesque towns, rural idylls, pulsating cities, and some of the most dramatic natural scenery on the continent. Such a diversity of riches can be overwhelming, particularly if you only have a weekend to spare.
Luckily, the expert writers of The New York Times are at hand with this new regional collection of more than 50 revised and updated itineraries from the best-selling 36 Hours series, designed exclusively with a Friday to Sunday schedule in mind. Take your pick of intriguing destinations from East Hampton to South Beach, via postcard New England, Manhattan boutiques, the skyscrapers of Chicago, and the aching jazz and blues of New Orleans.
Whether you’re in the mood for palm-fringed beaches, culinary treats, or valleys seeped in history, grab the book, pack your bag, and get exploring the eastern wonders of the United States.
From Abu Dhabi to Zurich, trust TASCHEN’s New York Times 36 Hours series with your next travel adventure.
Barbara Ireland, a writer and editor based in western New York State, is a former deputy travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at The New York Times. While on the Times staff, she commissioned and edited many 36 Hours columns and wrote a few herself. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.