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A Christmas Season Visit to Boston | City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks

A Christmas Season Visit to Boston | City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Whether the goal is shopping, dining, seeing a show, or taking in the sights, a visit to Boston... Read More »

A Day At Davis Family Farm

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

On a recent pristine autumn day I visited Davis Family Farm in Sterling, Massachusetts, with my two-year-old son.... Read More »

A Visit to Pittsfield, Massachusetts | Hotel on North and Hancock Shaker Village

5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

Pittsfield, Massachusetts can claim a few famous New Englanders, including writer Herman Melville, actress Elizabeth Banks, and astronaut... Read More »

Beacon Hill, Boston

Beacon Hill, Boston

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

On any given day, Beacon Hill’s brick sidewalks are dotted with camera-toting tourists. It is one of the... Read More »

Boston’s Swan Boats | A Tradition of Family and Community

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Boston’s Swan Boats have been delighting New Englanders for almost 140 years. Learn more about this iconic landmark.... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Show

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

When the Brimfield Antique Show, which lays claim to being the largest outdoor antique fair in the world,... Read More »

Budget Weekend on Nantucket

Budget Weekend on Nantucket

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

As soon as you step foot onto the island of Nantucket, just 14 miles long and 3.5 miles... Read More »

Celebrating Mayflower II at Plimoth Plantation

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Each year the seaside town of Plymouth, MA is visited by countless tourists – local, national, and global... Read More »

Charmed by Chatham | A Picturesque Cape Cod Town

Charmed by Chatham | A Picturesque Cape Cod Town

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

As the end of August approaches, many of us are hopping into the car to enjoy one of... Read More »

Concord, MA | The Perfect Summer Day Trip

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

How to spend a perfect New England summer day trip to historic Concord, MA. Have you ever been... Read More »

Day in Downtown Lowell, MA | American History Textile Museum

Day in Downtown Lowell, MA | American History Textile Museum

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

While it might not have the bustle of Cambridge, the seaside allure of Newburyport, or the country charm... Read More »

Day Trip to Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

The sun was just peeking over the hills as I headed south on Route 10 toward Shelburne Falls,... Read More »

Daytrip to Old Sturbridge Village

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

We are fortunate to live in New England surrounded by so much history and so many places and... Read More »

Exploring Brookline, Massachusetts

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Brookline began its life in 1638 as a hamlet of Boston called Muddy River.  In 1705, it was... Read More »

Exploring Waltham, Massachusetts

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Waltham, Massachusetts, may be a bustling city today, but in the late 1700s and into the next century,... Read More »

Finding Wildflowers at ‘Garden in the Woods’

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

The New England Wildflower Society’s ‘Garden in the Woods’ in Framingham, Massachusetts offers a great opportunity to see... Read More »

Food, Shopping, and Fun in Harvard Square

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Harvard Square in Cambridge is one of Boston’s top tourist destination spots, home to Harvard University and dozens... Read More »

Forest Hills Cemetery | Historic Boston Cemetery

Forest Hills Cemetery | Historic Boston Cemetery

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Boston’s historic Forest Hills Cemetery is more than just a final resting place. Beautiful gardens and paved paths offers... Read More »

Getting to Know Provincetown

1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

There is no better way to know a famous tourist town than arriving off season, when the tourists ... Read More »

Harvard Museum of Natural History | Indoor Fun in Harvard Square

Harvard Museum of Natural History | Indoor Fun in Harvard Square

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

On a recent Saturday in March, my plans to spend the afternoon in Harvard Square with my sister... Read More »

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts | A Small-Town Community in the City

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts | A Small-Town Community in the City

18 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (95% score)

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts, is a complex place, where bucolic country roads snake around historic landmarks bearing the time-worn... Read More »

Historic Concord, Massachusetts | Winter Day Trip

Historic Concord, Massachusetts | Winter Day Trip

9 votes, 4.89 avg. rating (95% score)

The town of Concord, Massachusetts, just 20 miles west of Boston but with major small-town charm, holds a... Read More »

Historic Deerfield, Massachusetts | Historic Homes and the Deerfield Inn

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

I left my umbrella at home on purpose. It was a cold, dreary, late autumn afternoon and I... Read More »

Historic Downtown Salem | Art, Architecture, and Attractions

Historic Downtown Salem | Art, Architecture, and Attractions

4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

A summer daytrip to historic downtown Salem including a visit to the Peabody Essex Museum and walking tours... Read More »

Inside the Old North Church in Boston | Lanterns, Bells, and Bodies

Inside the Old North Church in Boston | Lanterns, Bells, and Bodies

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

It’s tough to pick a favorite thing about Boston’s North End neighborhood, that bustling hub of Italian bakeries, pizzerias, and... Read More »

Kringle Candle Company | More Than a Candle Store

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

When Michael Kittredge III, the son of the founder of Yankee Candle Company, launched a college business project on... Read More »

Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

I n early March I hit the wall with winter. I mean, slammed into it; just a full... Read More »



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