Fun New England getaways within three hours from Boston have become my new passion, since having two kids under 4 years old makes a simple trip out the front door of our house seem like a complex rocket expedition. How thrilled am I, therefore,… [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.
Do you swoon for curves and color of splendid old architecture? Enter the Southeast Lighthouse of Block Island, RI! Built in 1874, this 150-year-old Rhode Island building beckons you with textures to take your breath away. Join me now as we open the door… [Read More]
Looking for a perfect short trip from Boston that feels a world away? Zip north just one hour, and the seaside haven of Rockport, Massachusetts shall embrace you with its salt air charm and fresh lobster. As a lifelong Bostonian, I’ve happily visited Rockport… [Read More]
Best Beach Town in Massachusetts… or America? Well, check YOU out, Massachusetts! Provincetown, MA — the tip of Cape Cod — was named the #1 beach town in all of America by Travel and Leisure Magazine! I shall now support that thesis by sharing… [Read More]
Block Island, RI has always seemed a fairy land to me: A mystical rock suspended just out of reach, moated by ocean waves. During the four college years I lived in Rhode Island, friends would periodically take weekend trips to the island, returning sun-smooched… [Read More]
“Drat!” I growled as the ferry pulled away from Provincetown, MA, chugging baby and me back to Boston. “I forgot to photograph the cookies!” When choosing where to stay in famed P-Town, Cape Cod, knowing that there is a plate of fresh-baked cookies in… [Read More]