Family Staycation in Boston #IGTravelThursday

rockport

Although I really wanted to travel away this past Memorial Day weekend, after reviewing the weather forecast and thinking about some stuff we needed to get done at home, we decided to stay local and have a family staycation in Boston. On Saturday, we spent the afternoon on Cape Ann, MA, in the coastal town of Rockport, MA. ... Read More...

February Staycations in Massachusetts

February Staycations in Boston

February vacation is coming up, and if you haven't made plans, some local Massachusetts hotels have some great deals for you. These special staycation deals are a great way to get away a bit without breaking the bank! February Staycations in Massachusetts Sea Crest Beach Hotel One of our favorite hotels on the Cape, the Sea ... Read More...

Review of Plimoth Plantation

Review of Plimoth Plantation

In the 17th Century, the English settled in a small colony in Plymouth, MA. Now a living history museum, Plimoth Plantation includes a Wampanoag home site, a traditional 1627 English Village, and a craft center. If you are visiting Boston or Cape Cod, it's definitely worth stopping by - my kids absolutely loved it! Upon ... Read More...

Instagramming Fall #IGTravelThursday

Gourds as Chicken

With Saturday soccer and Sunday softball in my kids' schedules, I haven't done much travel this fall. But autumn in New England is absolutely beautiful so I didn't miss out at all. Here are some of the gorgeous fall sites from my adventures this past week. Not the best photo (I took it from a moving car), but you can see how ... Read More...

Fall Things to Do in the Boston Area

Fall in Boston

Fall is one of the most beautiful times in Boston, and there are lots of festivals and activities to keep you busy. The weather is generally great - not yet winter, but not hot, and the scenery is fantastic. There are some great fall New England road trips you can do from Boston too, but if you are staying in the local area, ... Read More...

Lobster Loving in Late Summer

Lobster Loving

It started over Labor Day weekend. I took one look at the contents of our refrigerator and decided that I desperately wanted a lobster roll for dinner. We didn't want to venture too far, but ended up going to Kelly's Roast Beef, a local chain that has a location in our town's Jordan's Furniture. It's not exactly the ideal ... Read More...

Review of The Boston Children’s Museum

Boston Children's Museum

While many cities offer children's museums, Boston's museum is one of the best we've visited. It's been recently renovated, and offers so many things for kids to do.  We started going to the Boston Children's Museum when my daughter was just a toddler and continued visiting for years afterwards. During many of the years, we ... Read More...

Shipping Up to Boston

Boston Flight Delay

See that cute polka-dot blanket on my daughter on the photo above?  It ended the evening in a blue Jetblue trash bag, covered in vomit. I'll backtrack. Our trip to Marco Island started with a flight delay.  We were already going to arrive late - after 10pm at the Fort Myers airport, about an hour away from our final ... Read More...

Boston School Vacation Travel Deals

school vacation Boston

Both February and spring breaks are right around the corner - have you made your travel plans yet?  If you are considering a staycation or trip to the Boston-area for school vacation, here are some great deals and promotions. Boston School Vacation Travel Deals February Break on the Cape: Ocean Edge Resort & Golf ... Read More...

Carnival Glory Transformation to Fun Ship 2.0

Carnival Glory Dry Dock

The Carnival Glory, the ship that my family traveled on last summer, has just finished a two-week dry dock as it transformed to the Fun Ship 2.0 concept.  New features include Guy’s Burger Joint (developed with Food Network star Guy Fieri), the poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Alchemy Bar, the BlueIguana ... Read More...

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