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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 […]

25 Bike Paths with Incredible Scenery

A leisurely bike ride is a fantastic activity to incorporate into any vacation itinerary as it allows you to check out the beautiful natural surroundings of the area while also getting in a fun little vacation workout (as opposed to a boring treadmill workout at a hotel gym, or worse skipping the fitness altogether). These […]

Halloween in Salem: Exploring Real Life Hocus Pocus Filming Locations

It’s hard to believe that the now beloved Halloween classic Hocus Pocus hit theaters 21 years ago (boy do I feel old!).  Hocus Pocus is one of those rare movies that grows on you more with each viewing. The gorgeous setting in Salem, the crisp fall colors, trick or treating, all the Halloween magic…it brings up […]

20 Free & Fantastic Things to Do in the Greater Boston Area

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of America’s oldest & most influential cities. For history buffs, there is no better destination. With The Freedom Trail, gorgeous old architecture, and numerous notable landmarks, the city is rich in historical significance. Boston is a great city to visit anytime of the year. There are plenty of year-round […]

100 Things to do in New England

New England is a picturesque area of the country filled with endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and education. Whether you are into history, sports, photography, great dining, or the outdoors, you are bound to find more than a few things to do. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont all have one thing […]

Fall Halloween Fun in Salem, Massachusetts

Any Halloween fan must pay a visit to Salem, Massachusetts, known by many to be the “Halloween Capital of the World.” The historical significance of the town, most notably the infamous witchcraft trials of 1692, draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, especially during the month of October. Make sure to visit the Witch’s […]

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 […]

Plymouth’s Historic Burial Hill: History & Beauty Rolled into One

Old Burial Hill is a historic cemetery located in Plymouth, Massachusetts with gravestones dating back to the 1600’s. It is the final resting place of several Pilgrims, including Governor William Bradford and Mary Allerton, the last surviving passenger of the Mayflower. It is located on Leyden Street, which is the oldest street in Plymouth and […]

A Fall bike ride through New England’s Myles Standish State Forest

A bike ride through New England in the fall months makes for a perfect Halloween! Mike and I decided to take a scenic fall bike ride through Myles Standish State Forest in Carver, Massachusetts. The setting was perfect for Halloween – dark, cloudy, colored leaves scattered among the ground. In addition, this forest is one […]