Dog-Friendly Apple Picking in New England

Planning a trip to the apple orchard this fall? There are so many to choose from in New England, but surprisingly only a few that allow dogs. Doe Orchards in Harvard, Massachusetts, located just within an hour's drive from Boston, is one of the few exceptions. We love that it's dog-friendly. After all, apple picking…

Dog-Friendly Guide to Cape Elizabeth, ME

Located just five miles south of Portland with easy access to the great outdoors, Cape Elizabeth, Maine is the perfect pet-friendly destination. Travel here to get away from it all without getting too far out of the way. Its craggy shores and unspoiled sandy beaches skirt the southern shores of Casco Bay. This area is…

Island Creek Oyster raw bar and farm tours

Summer Day Trip to Duxbury, MA

Looking for a seaside, summer destination without the crowds? Duxbury, Massachusetts is the perfect escape from the city within an hour's drive from Boston. Often overlooked in favor of more popular locales like Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, this quintessential coastal charmer is the South Shore's best-kept secret. So what are you waiting for?…

Nantucket Packing List

Nantucket style is equal parts dressed-up prep and laid-back coastal cool. A visit to the island calls for seafaring style: navy stripes, white jeans, and basket bags. Draw inspiration from the windswept elegance of Brant Point Lighthouse, the postcard-perfect scenes from ‘Sconset, and the grey-shingled coastal homes framed by white-picket fences, deep blue hydrangeas, and…

24 Hours in Burlington, VT

With endless options for things to do, there's something for everyone to love in Burlington, Vermont. A vibrant city with prime access to the great outdoors, Burlington boasts the best of both worlds. Home to an eclectic mix of college students and families, artists, and scholars, the bustling downtown offers local shops, farm-to-table dining, and…

10 Day Road Trip in Nova Scotia and PEI

As New England's northern neighbor, Nova Scotia's charming coastal towns and laid-back maritime vibe evokes home away from home. At the same time, its rich heritage and unique culture make you feel like you've traveled to the other side of the world entirely. In just 10 days, my husband and I tried to experience the…

Dog-Friendly Guide to Cape Cod

Boasting some of the best beaches, an irresistible laid-back charm, and countless outdoor adventures, there's many reasons Cape Cod has been a beloved summer destination for generations of New Englanders. As recent transplants to Boston, we had to check it out for ourselves - and brought along our 6-month-old German Shepherd puppy for the ride!…