15 Fun & Romantic Winter Getaways in the Northeast (2023)

Is there anything cozier than sitting in front of a wood-burning fireplace as the snow falls outside? Sipping hot chocolate (or a hot toddy!) after a day enjoying winter sports? These idyllic scenes are not just the stuff of holiday movies but can be found within a day's drive of Boston or New York City. … Continue reading 15 Fun & Romantic Winter Getaways in the Northeast (2023)

Free Museum Days in Boston (and More Ways to Save!) 2022

Boston may be a small city, but it has many world class museums! Visitors expect to see American history when they come to Boston, and yes, we have plenty of that, but visitors might not know that we have incredible art galleries, science and technology museums, a world-renowned aquarium, and architectural treasures. But museums can … Continue reading Free Museum Days in Boston (and More Ways to Save!) 2022

35 Fun and Unique Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard (2022)

Just four miles off the coast of Massachusetts lies the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Though it's a short distance, Martha's Vineyard is a world apart from the mainland of New England. A trip to the island, whether it's a day trip or a Martha's Vineyard vacation, will refresh you and fill you with wonder. There … Continue reading 35 Fun and Unique Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard (2022)

Apple Picking in Massachusetts: 17 best pick-your-own farms (2022)

It’s not fall in Massachusetts until we’ve taken the kids to an apple picking farm. Being outside in a beautiful orchard on a crisp New England day is the epitome of autumn. Now that we’re grandparents we get to enjoy this wholesome activity again at some of the best apple picking farms in Massachusetts. In … Continue reading Apple Picking in Massachusetts: 17 best pick-your-own farms (2022)

21 Best Reasons to Visit Cape Cod in the Fall (2022)

Ask any New Englander when the best time of year is to visit Cape Cod and they'll tell you it's the fall. Cape Cod in September and October is glorious. The weather is lovely, the crowds have gone, and with the crowds, the traffic. If you're thinking of a trip to New England to enjoy … Continue reading 21 Best Reasons to Visit Cape Cod in the Fall (2022)

The Best Whale Watching in Massachusetts: everything you need to know

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 The Best Whale Watching in Massachusetts: everything you need to know

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