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15 Spectacular Places in the Northeast

The Northeast is one of the most amazing areas in the country. In addition to being home to some of the country’s largest cities, the region offers a plethora of outdoor activities due to the heavy forest coverage (Maine and New Hampshire take the 1 and 2 positions, while the rest of the Northeast falls […]

The Ice Cream Barn at Baker Farm: A Great Homemade Treat!

The Ice Cream Barn in Swansea, Massachusetts is the perfect summer stop for homemade ice cream! The country setting is perfect, the staff is friendly, and most importantly the ice cream is delicious! All the ice cream is made on site at the farm and they even make their own fresh waffle cones! There are […]

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 […]

A Cruise around Newport Harbor & Narragansett Bay

Newport, a city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island is best known for its’ mansions, sailing, and spectacular scenery.  A boat cruise is one of the best ways to take in these sights along with the picturesque views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. My trip with Gansett Cruises in Newport, Rhode Island […]

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 […]

A Photo Trip through Plymouth Harbor & Provincetown

During a 4 hour afternoon whale watching cruise in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Mike and I were able to catch stunning photographs, not only of whales, but also beautiful islands, lighthouses, landmarks, and water views. Check out a few of these spectacular photos which we took during my journey! Duxbury Point Lighthouse A view of Plymouth Rock […]

Trying out a New Providence Italain Restaurant: Amici Bar and Grille

We decided to check out Amici Bar and Grille in Providence’s Federal Hill neighborhood for a quick dinner before heading over to the WaterFire event. I found a great Groupon deal for $30 worth of food for only $15! Providence Groupon often has deals available to many of the restaurants in this neighborhood. The restaurant […]

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 […]

The Pasta House in Fairhaven, Massachusetts: Great Small Town Italian

Mike and I both love Italian food, so we were eager to try out The Pasta House in Fairhaven, Massachusetts after hearing only great things about the food and atmosphere. Visiting on a Saturday night, we expecting the restaurant to be busy, but this place was really packed! Luckily, we got a seat without a […]