Travel

Trips and travel, nearby and long distance

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 …

Boston for the Holidays (2019) Read More »

SHARE:

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 …

Summer Trip to Provincetown- with Video! Read More »

SHARE:
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 (via roadtrip), Canadian side, with a side trip to Toronto (approximately …

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

SHARE:
Family Summer Fun around Boston

Tanglewood Summer for Families (with Video)

SUMMER  2020 update: Tanglewood Festival is happening online, but grounds are open for visits with prior registration. I used to think of a Tanglewood concert (in Massachusetts Berkshires) as a romantic date night idea. Over the last couple of summers however, attending a Tanglewood concert has become our family’s tradition (it is still part of …

Tanglewood Summer for Families (with Video) Read More »

SHARE:

Mother’s Day Ideas In and around Boston

Mother’s Day (on May 12 this year) is a great excuse to spend time with Mom.  Go against the crowds this year and celebrate just before or shortly after the official calendar holiday;  better yet – plan several celebrations throughout the month of May! My Mom and I plan to have one of our May celebrations …

Mother’s Day Ideas In and around Boston Read More »

SHARE:
Kids Holiday Matinee at the Boston Pops

Kids Holiday Matinee at the Boston Pops: What to Expect

As a family, we try to take advantage of Boston’s world class cultural attractions every chance we get.   Attending Boston Pops Orchestra’s Kids Holiday Matinee at the Symphony Hall seemed festively appropriate for December holidays, but when we first attended a couple of years ago, we had no idea what to expect.   So we put together …

Kids Holiday Matinee at the Boston Pops: What to Expect Read More »

SHARE: