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Best Cape Cod Beaches

Best Beaches on Cape Cod

Cape Cod peninsula, which extends into Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern Massachusetts, offers some 600 miles of coastline.  There are over a hundred beaches – with dramatically diverse scenery, water and sand features. We are lucky to live less than 90-minute drive away from Cape Cod and are visiting often this summer. It is about …

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Social Distancing Vacation to Sarasota Florida

Social Distancing on a Family Vacation to Sarasota, Florida (with video)

Summer 2020 is of course unlike any other – in terms of celebrating weekends – or otherwise.  But at the end of May 2020, after 10 weeks of strict quarantine in our Massachusetts home, we drove for 22 hours straight to Sarasota, Florida to get a little bit of sun and fresh air.  We managed …

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Boston for the Holidays (2019)

December is a big month for family weekend celebrations in and around Boston with lots of holiday LIGHTS and music. LIGHTING OF THE TREE.  The first order of business is of course to Light the main Boston Tree in the country’s oldest Boston Common Park (December 5th this year) (you do know that our tree …

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Fall Weekends To Do Ideas in New England

Fall Weekends in New England

While my favorite  New England season is summer, fall comes very close second. With an ever time-consuming summer pass time (the beach!) no longer factoring into our weekends, there is time to appreciate many other outdoor celebrations in New England – within a short drive from Boston. Here is what’s on our TO DO list …

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picnics in the Berkshires

Culture and Picnicking in the Berkshires

Our followers must know by now that our summer is not complete  without a visit to the Berkshires – a mountainous region in Western Massachusetts (about 2.5-hour drive from our suburb south of Boston) with plenty of beautiful nature to see in any season. Our favorite time to visit is summer because it is the …

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Summer Trip to Provincetown- with Video!

Provincetown at the northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a seaside fun town with colorful main street (Commercial street), beautiful nature (dunes, National Seashore beaches, and pine forests), rich artistic presence, and historic significance as first Pilgrims landing point in 1620. We visit Provincetown on a day trip every summer when we weekend on …

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Family Weekend in Niagara Falls Ontario

Family Weekend Roadtrip to Niagara Falls, Ontario (Video included!)

Until this weekend, our longest WEEKEND roadtrip has been to Hershey, PA (I am not counting college trips though- we were on a serious mission and got a little “carried away”).  Having 3 weekend days on our hands, we decided to conquer Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada) with a side trip to Toronto (approximately 7 hours …

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