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Culture and Picnicking in the Berkshires (with Video)

Our followers must know by now that the  summer is not complete for us without the 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 …

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Family Summer Fun around Boston

Tanglewood Summer for Families (with Video)

UPDATED FOR SUMMER  2019 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 our Berkshires couple’s getaways). I have put together this list of things you …

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Kids’ Weekend in the Berkshires

BOSTON SUMMER 2018: Open Air Performances in and around Boston

4th of July  “officially” starts a busy summer of concerts and performances within 1-2 hour drive from Boston.  Here is my best of summer Open Air Events in and around Boston (many are free to the public). 1.  Harborwalk Sounds  series brings the city’s most talented young musicians and dancers to Boston waterfront for Institute of Contemporary …

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Kids’ Weekend in the Berkshires.

A weekend trip to the Massachusetts Berkshires from our suburb near Boston has become our family’s summer tradition.  Last summer I offered you a Two-Day Massachusetts Berkshires itinerary (With or Without the Kids).   With four kids (ages 6-8) in our party, KIDS RULED our agenda during our visit this summer! NOTE OF LODGING: There …

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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)

The Berkshires  region in Western Massachusetts offers access to world class cultural attractions set amidst the gorgeous natural surroundings. My favorite time to visit is summer when renown music, dance and theater festivals, and the Berkshire’s famous historical houses offer majority of their programming, with many events happening in the beautiful outdoors. Here is a …

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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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