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3 Days in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth, Massachusetts is a wonderful waterfront city, well-known for its’ many historical, cultural, and entertainment offerings. The picturesque New England waterfront city is one of the most visited East coast cities, primarily famous for being home to Pilgrim Memorial State Park, one of the most visited national parks in the US, and home to Plymouth […]

Haunted Massachusetts: Ghostly Sites to Visit this Halloween!

Massachusetts is well known as being one of the most historical and haunted states in the US. Historical 18th century homes, abandoned buildings, creepy dark forests, and old cemeteries lead way to numerous opportunities for ghost sightings. It is also home to The Bridgewater Triangle (explained in detail below), widely reported to be one of […]

Middlesex Fells Reservation: A Picturesque Hiking Oasis Near Boston

Middlesex Fells is a beautiful natural oasis ideally located just a short drive from Boston (the reservation is located in the towns of Wincheser, Stoneham, Medford, Melrose, and Malden). Walking amongst the beautiful tree-covered trails, you will feel as if you took a 3 hour drive up to New Hampshire or Vermont, although you never […]

The Freedom Trail: Exploring Boston’s Past

One of the best ways to explore Boston’s rich history is by embarking on the 2.5 mile journey along Boston’s historic Freedom Trail. The path leads you through 16 of Boston’s most historically significant sights. No visit to Boston would be complete without taking the time to complete this informative, fun, & scenic trail. You […]

A Week of Fantastic Dining in Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Mike and I spent the past week in a small town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts called Middleboro. I had the opportunity to check out several local restaurants in Middleboro and the surrounding towns. All the restaurants turned out to be pretty good. Check out my reviews! Central Cafe – 254 Central Street Middleboro, MA 02346 […]

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 […]

Delicous lunch & great views in Plymouth, MA: Carmen’s Cafe Nicole

Carmen’s Cafe Nicole is a fantastic lunch and breakfast cafe, located on the waterfront in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This cafe is centrally located, which made it the perfect pre-lunch choice before our Plymouth Whale Watching Adventure on the Captain John boat tour. Serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week in a relaxed atmosphere, Carmen’s is […]

Somerset Creamery: The Best Homemade Ice Cream in Massachusetts

Somerset Creamery is a homemade ice cream shop with locations in Somerset and Cataumet (Cape Cod). We visited the 1931 GAR Highway location in Somserset. I like that they provide fresh, homemade ice cream daily and do not use dairy treated with rBGH. Even the waffle cones are baked fresh everyday! The smell of the […]

America’s Oldest Public Arboretum – The Arnold Arboretum in Boston

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, located in the Jamaica Plain area of Boston Massachusetts, is the oldest public arboretum in the country. Inside the arboretum, you will find 281 scenic acres of trees and shrubs. There are hundreds of different varieties of trees, all which are conveniently labeled. My favorite collection was definitely the […]

Faneuil Hall Marketplace – Boston’s Famous Dining & Shopping Destination

Faneuil Hall is a historic shopping, dining and entertainment marketplace located near the waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts. There are 14 different restaurants and pubs, including the popular “Cheers” Restaurant/Pub from the TV show, Hard Rock Cafe Boston, and many other themed and/or seafood restaurants.  The Quincy Market Colonnade features over 36 international food vendors, making […]