Author Archives: Amanda (she/her)

Free Guide to All the Cape Cod Towns for Easy Trip Planning

View of Nobska Lighthouse in Falmouth Massachusetts

There are 15 Cape Cod towns that are further broken down into popular villages (for example, Hyannis is actually a village in the town of Barnstable…confusing, I know!). If you’re planning a trip to Cape Cod, you’ll want to make sure you book your accommodations in a town that meets your needs. Families might want calm […]

Spend Thanksgiving in Boston for Delicious Food & Seasonal Fun

Night skyline in Boston Massachusetts

Are you spending Thanksgiving in Boston this year? Whether you’re flying solo or have the whole family in tow, there are tons of fun things to do and places to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal. From restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving in Boston to turkey trots, events, Christmas lights, and holiday shopping, we’ve outlined […]

21 of the Most Romantic Hotels in Boston

The Embrace sculpture in Boston Massachusetts

There is no shortage of romantic hotels in Boston — the only issue is which one to choose! Whether you’re celebrating a special anniversary or just looking for a little couple’s getaway, we’re sharing the best options with romantic flair and features. Couples massages, fireplaces, swanky hotel bars, marble bathrooms, rooftop views…it’s all here. If […]

27 Things to Do in Concord MA All Year Round

The Little Women Orchard House in Concord Massachusetts

From the start of the American Revolutionary War to beautiful Walden Pond and the home of Little Women, there are countless wonderful and interesting things to do in Concord MA. Come and explore this town’s rich American revolutionary and literary history amidst its lovely scenic landscapes and thriving cultural scene. Concord is only about a […]

Boston to Acadia National Park: Detailed Road Trip Itinerary + Other Transportation Options

Entry Road Acadia National Park Maine

Thinking of doing a Boston to Acadia National Park road trip? You could certainly manage the full drive in just a half-day itinerary if you’re pressed for time. But if you’re interested in enjoying the quaint coastal towns along the way, plan for several days to soak it all in on your way to New […]

New Hampshire in Fall: 26 Places to Go & Fun Seasonal Things to Do

Views from the gondola Bretton Woods in Carroll New Hampshire

Looking for the best things to do in New Hampshire in fall? From scenic drives to historic train rides, from gorgeous hikes to seasonal experiences, our guide covers the whole state so you can plan your autumn adventures. With lakes, state parks, the White Mountains, quaint covered bridges, cities, and cute towns, there is so much […]

Acadia National Park in the Fall: Weather, Peak Foliage & the Best Autumn Things to Do

Loop Road Acadia National Park Maine view from Bubble Rock

Considering a visit to beautiful Acadia National Park in the fall? You certainly aren’t the only one — it’s a very popular time to visit this New England destination! While summer is the busiest season for visitors, early fall is not too far behind, so you’ll want to plan your trip early and be sure […]

Boston to Cape Cod: Pros and Cons of Going by Ferry, Train, Bus, Tour, Plane, or Car

Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge Bourne Massachusetts

Wondering how to get to Cape Cod from Boston? There are several options, and each has its pros and cons. The trip from Boston to Cape Cod can be done by land, air, or sea; we’ll go through each option and the logistics involved so you know what to expect. To make the most of […]

59 Ideas for Day Dates & Date Night in DC: Fun, Free, & Special Occasion Ideas

Love street art in Blagden Alley in Washington DC

Looking for some new ideas for date night in DC? Change things up with some fun suggestions or enjoy a romantic evening for a special celebration. You don’t need to splash out to have a great date here; DC has tons of free things to do! For more general ideas, check out our recommended things […]

Washington DC St. Patrick’s Day Events and Celebrations

Front entry to The Dubliner Irish pub in Washington DC near Union Station

It’s time to wear your green and enjoy all the fun DC St. Patrick’s Day events! With a wide variety of Irish pubs, events, and historical spots to check out, visitors and locals of all ages can enjoy the celebrations on this fun and festive day in the nation’s capital. In DC, you won’t find […]