20 Wickedly Festive Things to Do in New England in Winter

Winter is one of the best times to be in New England. The area is a wonderland of snow-covered mountains and perfectly decorated, charming towns. Whether you are looking for an active, historical getaway, or a Christmasy escape, New England is the place to experience winter. Here are the best winter activities in New England … Read more

22 of the Best Things to Do in New England in Fall

Day trips in New England in fall

New England is ideal for celebrating autumn with its apple orchards and quaint towns ablaze in fall’s glorious colors. Because we know winter is coming, and the earth around us is also announcing that, New Englanders really get into this season. Whether you are looking to celebrate the harvest or Halloween, I have lots of … Read more

What to Do in Salem, Massachusetts: One Day Exploring Salem

what to do in Salem, MA

If you are looking for a day trip from Boston with history and a lot of fun, a day trip from Boston to Salem is the answer. Salem is a port city that was founded in 1626. It is now most famous for its Witch Trials of 1692, and it’s author, Nathaniel Hawthorne. It is … Read more

Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

If you are looking for a bike trail on Cape Cod that will provide you with the best overview of the area, be sure to ride the Shining Sea Bikeway in Falmouth, Massachusetts. It has cranberry bogs, marshes, farms, art, and beaches. It is, in fact, the only bike trail on Cape Cod that goes … Read more

Nature, Hiking and Homemade Ice Cream in Granville, Massachusetts

I did my residency in Hartford, Connecticut, and my husband grew up in the area, so we have an affinity for it. We wanted to spend a day with my friend, Karen, who lives here. She knows I love ice cream and nature, so she suggested a day at Granville State Forest. We had a … Read more

A Day of History and Nature in Concord, Massachusetts, including Thoreau’s Walden Pond

A visit to Walden Pond, Massachusetts

My husband is a high school Literature teacher, and it has long been on my bucket list to visit Walden Pond. When I had an out-of-town relative visit who was also interested in transcendentalism, we decided the time had come to see the pond. I did not realize how many things to do in Concord … Read more

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