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

10 Best National Parks for Seniors: U.S Parks Every Older Traveler Should Visit

“The story is, a man came up to Yosemite and the ranger was sitting at the front gate and the man said, “I’ve only got one hour to see Yosemite. If you only had one hour to see Yosemite, what would you do?” And the ranger said, “Well, I’d go right over there, and I’d … Continue reading 10 Best National Parks for Seniors: U.S Parks Every Older Traveler Should Visit

Pacific Northwest Family Road Trip: hits, misses, and favorite pictures

First-Time Visitor's Experience on a Washington and Oregon Road Trip A standing invitation to visit family on Vashon Island off the coast of Seattle began our dreaming of a multigenerational road trip to the Pacific Northwest. We had never been to this part of the U.S. before so there were a lot of things quickly … Continue reading Pacific Northwest Family Road Trip: hits, misses, and favorite pictures

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

10 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s

The 60s, the years just after retirement, are prime traveling years. If life’s been kind, you have the physical and economic resources to take Bucket List trips. But where to start? We asked some top travel bloggers for recommendations and put together an article with a dozen dream destinations to explore after retirment.