Whale Watching in Massachusetts: what you need to know for your best day on the water

Is there anything more fun to do in the summer than get out on the water? Well, if you're in New England you know that being on the water on a whale watching tour is even more fun! Here in Massachusetts, we're almost guaranteed whale sightings as just off the coast is the Stellwagen Bank … Continue reading Whale Watching in Massachusetts: what you need to know for your best day on the water

Heritage Museums & Gardens: one of the unique attractions on Cape Cod

The Heritage Museums and Gardens is one of my favorite attractions on Cape Cod. In addition to the 100 acres of gardens, the park features galleries of American folk art, antique automobiles, and a vintage carousel. People of all ages can visit the museums and still have time to explore other wonderful things to do … Continue reading Heritage Museums & Gardens: one of the unique attractions on Cape Cod

Best Things to Do in Plymouth with Kids: 2022 Insider’s Guide

Plymouth is just 40 miles from Boston - the perfect destination for family vacation, a day trip or a weekend away. We're fortunate to live here and love sharing our town, America's Hometown, with our family and friends. There's something for everyone in Plymouth, Massachusetts! This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Plymouth with Kids: 2022 Insider’s Guide

The Essential Plymouth: a local’s guide to the perfect weekend

In 2020 Plymouth commemorated 400 years since the landing of the Pilgrims. The town welcomed visitors from all over the world in preparation for the anniversary. But even without Plymouth's history, it draws visitors as it is one of the best day trips from Boston! Plymouth's beaches, waterfront, and parks make it ideal for a … Continue reading The Essential Plymouth: a local’s guide to the perfect weekend

15 Best Bike Trails in Massachusetts and Southeast New England

Dave and I cycle with a group of older adults every Sunday morning. It's a wonderful way to get some exercise, enjoy the outside, and engage with some wonderful people. Our weekly bike rides are usually in quiet towns on the South Shore of Massachusetts, but we do regional rides once a month. This has … Continue reading 15 Best Bike Trails in Massachusetts and Southeast New England

One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks

Image by skeeze from Pixabay As a Bostonian I can’t really encourage you to spend JUST ONE DAY in Boston, but if that’s the time you have, then make the most of it! Boston boasts history, culture, great food, and gorgeous gardens. Downtown Boston is also the perfect place for walking, which is a great … Continue reading One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks