close up of wreath on a street in Boston

Best Holiday Activities in Boston

Looking for things to do with family and friends this holiday season in Boston? From live performances to hands-on activities, discover my favorite Christmas traditions in my hometown. Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Visions of Sugarplums will dance in your head...and right before your eyes! Nothing quite rings in the holiday season like this magical production…

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

The holidays are here, which means it's time to plan the perfect gifts for all the loved ones on your list. Looking for ideas on what to give the jet setter in your life? From sentimental to practical gifts, stocking stuffers to big-ticket items, discover the best gifts for someone who loves to travel! one…

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…