Cape Cod

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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Our 2015 Year of Weekend Celebrations in Pictures

Summer Weekend Trips from Boston

Boston is surrounded by natural beauty – there are lakes, mountains and/or the Ocean- practically in all directions; so it is a perfect starting point for weekend roadtrips. Here are our favorite tried and true summer weekend destinations from Boston.  Summer 2020 update: check individual museums for updated closure/hours information. THE BERKSHIRES  (2-2.5 hours) Update: …

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April 2017 in Boston

Ideas for April Vacation Week in Boston 2017

While we were busy with college touring for our older child, April school vacations came upon Boston and we are hurrying to make  plans for our youngster Vi, who is seven. Here is OUR APRIL SCHOOL VACATION plan for the week.  I invite you to add your own ideas in the comments! 1. CHARLOTTE’S WEB at Wheelock Family Theater Adapted …

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Cape Cod in October: bikes, beaches, oysters, and…a couple of “foresty” surprises along the way.

Cape Cod never fails to deliver a celebration of any length for any company.  Especially on a gorgeous October day like yesterday, weeks after we have said our “season-end” goodbyes to the beach blanket (if not the beach itself).  But here it was again- our sunny and perfectly warm day on the Cape…so we crossed …

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Summer Celebrations in New England: Bikes, tents, concert chairs and a couple of good old friends not included but handy

If you live in New England (or are visiting in the summer), there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate every summer weekend – within a two hour drive. Our family’s summer celebrations last summer started with a last minute getaway to the lake house on Long Pond in East Lempster, New Hampshire during the last weekend in …

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