Even the Hotel Carpets Knocked my Socks Off! I was prepared to be stunned by the unique antique decorations of the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Western Massachusetts — after all, the hotel is almost 250 years old. However, I was not expecting what a WILD mix of old and new sights exist in this… [Read More]
New England Getaways
Romantic getaways in New England, and family or solo travel ideas for a weekend or vacation near Boston: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Connecticut.
We made a mistake while hiking Bash Bish Falls in Western Massachusetts with kids… a sweaty, soggy mistake. This here article aims to keep you from our error! But first, let’s get some background information. Bash Bish Falls is the highest waterfall in MA! In its entirely, the Bash Bish water chute stretches nearly 180 feet… [Read More]
“This town is so cute, my teeth hurt,” I gasped as we motored up Central Street, past a real-life covered bridge. Woodstock, VT is an ideal romantic New England getaway. Bite-sized and delightful, Woodstock is a tourist favorite for a reason. We shall dive shortly into all the things to do in the town, but first…… [Read More]
“Something’s different,” I gasped to my husband upon returning home from our weekend at the Woodstock Inn & Resort in central Vermont. “I’m… I’m… not crabby anymore!” It’s now been a week since we finished our stay, and I can definitively state that this mini-vacation has had potent, positive, and lasting effects. Let’s back up… [Read More]
“What’s an easy trip from Boston for a romantic getaway?” I pondered this aloud, zooming out the map. “Where can we get a great New England vacation with less than 2 hours of driving?” Ah! Portland, Maine popped into view. Memories flowed of friends gushing: “Portland is delicious. Go there and EAT.” Food tourism? Decision… [Read More]
What is a Tasting Menu? Why, it’s a combination of art, theater, and incredible food! Over the course of many courses, a restaurant’s star chef presents a progression of small bites that showcase his or her most splendid cookery. Though tasting menus can be pricey, consider that you’re essentially paying for a multi-hour play, art… [Read More]