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Things to Do in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts in the summer

Weekend in the Berkshires: 2-day itinerary (with or without the kids)

Summer 2020 update: Many museums have reopened with social distance protocols in place. Check individual websites for details. Tanglewood Music Festival and Jacob’s Pillow dance festival are not happening (although Tanglewood grounds are open for visits with prior reservations); Shakespeare and Company’s summer theater season is not running. The Berkshires  region in Western Massachusetts offers …

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Review of Seven Hills Inn in Lenox, MA

The Night at the Mansion: Review of Seven Hills Inn in Lenox, MA

As my loyal  blog followers know, I am in love with the Berkshires region in Western Massachusetts. But until my recent visit earlier in July, I have not yet had a chance to feel equally in love with the area accommodations. That was all until I discovered – with the help of the Berkshires Visitors Bureau-  Seven Hills Inn in Lenox and …

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Our 2015 Year of Weekend Celebrations in Pictures

New Series: Water Retreats. Review of Spa Castle in New York.

I love water spa/retreats and try to visit one every chance I get in our travels.   A combination of water and steam therapies with soothing ambience is a great way to unwind the soul and relax those aching muscles (which is especially welcomed after a day of sightseeing and exploring.)   These retreats could also offer …

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A day trip to the Berkshires, MA for 30 friends and family

A DAY WITH THE ARTS IN THE BERKSHIRES. BIRTHDAY TRIP FOR 30 FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

June is a big birthday month in my family as both my mom and my daughter celebrate their days (You can read about where to take your kid on their birthday in Boston here).   For me there is no better birthday celebration than spending the day with those I love doing things that I enjoy …

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Family Visit to Central Park with TV and Movie Tour

Family Visit to Central Park with TV and Movie Sites Tour. Photo Essay and Travel Tips

I love spending time with my family in New York City’s Central Park any time of the year, but summer is our favorite season to visit. So when On Location Tours invited me and my family to choose a Movie and TV Sites Tour among several options the company offers in New York City – …

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Things to Do in Boston this weekend

Boston Weekend. Transitioning into Summer.

Music, Boats, Nature Walks and Theater- in any order. This time of year is so deceptive here in Boston for families with school age kids. The weather is unmistakably summer-like, yet the weekends will remain busy with kids’ after-school activities for a good portion of June.  What a family to do but seize the weekend …

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