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A Tour of Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois

Dixon, Illinois is most famous for being the hometown location of 40th President, Ronald Reagan. The Reagan’s lived in the Dixon home for 3 years, between 1920-1923, making Ronald 9 at the time of move in. The house opened to the public in the mid 80’s. Tours currently run from April to October each year. […]

3 Things to do in Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River, the 8th largest city in Massachusetts, offers plenty of fun attractions for history buffs. Located just an hour outside of Boston, and a half hour from┬áProvidence, Fall River is the ideal destination for a day trip for those living or traveling near either of these 2 cities. Make sure to plan room for […]

5 Things to do in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, the largest city in Rhode Island, is the ideal destination for a summer or winter vacation. Located only an hour and a half from Boston, a weekend trip is easily accessible. Great restaurants, shopping, and a plethora of outdoor recreation opportunities await you in the capitol city. Check out my Top 5 Things to […]

Battleship Cove: The World’s Largest Collection of Naval Ships

Battleship Cove is home to the largest collection of US naval ships in the world. This attraction is located in Fall River, Massachusetts, along the Taunton River. If you have ever wanted to explore a historic ship, then here is your chance. You walk both inside and outside the ships at your own pace. Last […]

Gloucester: Visiting Crow’s Nest, The location of “The Perfect Storm”

The Crow’s Nest is the bar that was used in the movie, “The Perfect Storm.” The actual bar was not used for the movie because the ceilings were too low for the cameramen, however, a replica set was made in Hollywood. Cast members such as George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg hung out at Crow’s Nest […]

Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Tragedy

“Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.” Today, we decided to tour the Lizzie Borden house, located in Fall River, Massachusetts. The house is supposedly haunted and has been a popular spot for ghost hunters on shows such as “Ghost […]

3 Things to do in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, settled in 1659, is a small town located in Bristol County, Massachusetts. Fairhaven shares a harbor with neighboring New Bedford, known for its’ whaling and fishing history. This small, but scenic town, features charming old architecture. Plenty of recreation opportunities exist including the Phoenix Bike Trail, West Island Town Beach, and Fort Phoenix […]

Slater Memorial Park: Home of the World’s Oldest Looff Stander Carousel

Slater Memorial Park, named after Samuel Slater, who built America’s first water powered mill, is the oldest and largest park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The park is located about 15 minutes from Providence, making it an ideal daytime recreational destination. In 1976, Slater Park was added to The National Register of Historic Places in 1976. […]

5 things to do in Provincetown, Cape Cod

Provincetown, the furthest town on Cape Cod, is located on the very tip about 2 hours from Boston. This coastal town, also known as P-town by locals, has a year round population of only 3000. Over the summer months, the population soars to over 60,000. This area is rich in history and natural beauty, making […]

CliffWalk Newport – Spectacular Ocean and Mansion Views!

CliffWalk in Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic 3.5 mile National Recreation Trail, which runs along the Newport Shoreline. Along the way you will pass the spectacular Newport Mansions, also known as “summer cottages.” The most famous, The Breakers, is a marvelous site with over 137,000 square feet. Note: The walk is currently closed at […]

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