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5 Fun Things to do in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth, Massachusetts is known as “America’s Hometown.” Founded in 1620, Plymouth is the oldest town in New England, and one of the oldest in the U.S. Leyden Street is the oldest continuously inhabited street in the country! Plymouth is most known as being the location of the first Thanksgiving Feast. However, there is much more […]

25 Fun Things to do in Southern California

Southern California is one of my favorite year-round vacation destinations. Beautiful weather, amazing beaches, and plenty of waterfront attractions place it high on my list for summer fun and recreation. Offering a plethora of fun, scenic, and more often than not, completely free things to do, a trip to Southern California should be added to […]

25 Fun Things to do in Chicago this Summer

Chicago is one of the best summer cities! There are so many events, festivals, and beautiful places to explore, making it the ideal summer destination city. Having once lived in Chicago for over 20 years, I have had plenty of summer adventures over the years. Whether you are in a mood for fitness, museums, food, […]

A Nature Walk at Massasoit State Park

Massasoit State Park is a scenic state park located in Southeastern Massachusetts in the town of East Taunton. There are plenty of recreational opportunities available, including swimming, biking, hiking, and cross country skiing during the winter months. Note: The campground is currently closed for the 2013 season. There are 6 lakes and ponds located throughout […]

Peaceful Hiking at Breakheart Reservation in Massachusetts

This weekend, Mike and I decided to find a new place to hike as opposed to Myles Standish State Forest. We hard about this reservation near Boston, called the Breakheart Reservation. We heard that there were some views of the Boston skyline from the top of one of the hikes, which would be interesting to […]

Copicut Woods – A Rustic Escape in Fall River, Massachusetts

Copicut Woods is a nature preserve located in Southeastern Massachusetts in the town of Fall River. There are over 5 miles of marked trails at this 516 acre preserve. Other activities include biking and cross country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months. Although the trails are far from the best in the region, this […]

Myles Standish State Forest – Hiking in Southeast Massachusetts

Myles Standish State Forest is a state forest located in Southeastern Massachusetts, about 45 minutes south of Boston, in the towns of Plymouth and Carver. There are plenty of recreational opportunities available year-round such as hiking, biking, kayaking, and fishing. There are over 13 miles of beautiful hiking trails available. I like hiking here for […]

Fun Southern California Beaches: The Best Beaches of LA & Orange County

Another winter storm here in the Boston area has me dreaming of the beaches I was once able to visit on a daily basis in Southern California! Southern California is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I love the fact that the beaches are so versatile – relaxation, exercise, […]

My Favorite Hiking Spots

I have come up with a few of my favorite hiking spots for  those of you looking to do some hiking this spring. I love hiking because in addition to being great exercise, it allows you to actually surround yourself with nature as opposed to just driving past it. Hiking is a great way to […]

Where to Travel for Spring Break: A Few of My Favorite Destinations

Are you planning a spring getaway? You could travel to a popular warm weather hotspots or you could visit a quieter natural destination for more peace and relaxation. I have come up with a few ideas for great spring trips, based on my own experiences in each of the areas. If you are looking to […]