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Christmas in Paradise at Longwood Gardens

A Longwood Christmas at Longwood Gardens is one of Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday traditions. Almost the entirety of this incredible 1077 acre botanical garden is adorned with Christmas cheer. Asides from taking in the sights & fresh scents of more than 16,000 plants, you will also get to enjoy more than 600,000 colorful lights, plus […]

Bucket List CheckOff: Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

The beloved Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has been going strong since 1924. 2019 marked the 95th year of this annual holiday spectacular. While we all love to watch the parade in the background while preparing for our Thanksgiving feast, it’s a whole different experience braving the cold and crowds to see all the iconic balloons in […]

15 Amazing Fall Color Hikes

Fall is the best time of year for much of the country. Crisp cool weather and sunny skies, bright golden foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. The leaves transition into a colorful medley of hues, transforming the green forest into a picture-perfect fall painting. Hiking is the best way to soak in the glorious colors of […]

Attraction of the Week: Enders Falls in Northern Connecticut

Connecticut is home to a number of gorgeous waterfalls, and although most are pretty small, the majority are located in picturesque, quaint forest settings. Enders Falls is just 30 feet tall, although the gorgeous views and minimal effort required to see the falls, make it one of the best waterfalls to seek out in the […]

Attraction of the Week: Boston Common and Public Garden

Anyone who has ever vacationed in Boston knows that you are in for a lot of walking if you plan on exploring all the historic sites downtown. While the walking the Freedom Trail & exploring the North End, Beacon Hill, and Newbury Street are all fantastic must-do experiences, they can also be very exhausting. After […]

A Fall Cruise Along the Gorgeous Charles River

A leisurely afternoon cruise along the beautiful Charles River is the perfect laid-back way to take in all the historic architecture of both Boston and Cambridge. This 80 mile long river runs a 23 mile course , from Hopkinton  (a small town just 30 min outside of the city most well-known for being the starting […]

Unique Things to Do: A Guide to Unusual, Fascinating, & Off the Beaten Path Attractions

I love seeking out strange and unusual places as much as I love visiting well known national parks and tourist attractions. After several visits to the same old same old, it’s fun to seek out some new and interesting sights. No matter where you travel throughout the US, unusual off-the-beaten attractions are lurking around every […]

10 Fantastic Fall Foliage Destinations

It’s leaf peeping time! No matter where you live, you can typically find more than enough places to enjoy this favorite fall activity. Leaf peeping is a fun & enjoyable activity, not to mention one that gives you the opportunity to explore new areas and possibly even get a great workout in if you can find a great […]

10 Festive Halloween Attractions & Activities

It’s that time of the year again when we can finally pack away the shorts & flip flops, turn off the air conditioning and feel the cool breeze coming in through the windows, and enjoy all types of pumpkin treats and festive fall attractions. With an abundance of seasonal fun including pumpkin spice lattes, fall color […]

20 Reasons New England is Still Awesome in Winter

While many see the snow and cold as a complete hassle, others see it as a beautiful time of the year to cozy up to a fireplace, relax, watch the gorgeous falling snow, and take advantage of fewer crowds and plentiful winter recreation. New England is one of the most gorgeous places in the country-year […]