Category Archives: Planning

Planning an East Coast vacation or day trip to an East Coast town or city? Our planning guides will help you create the best trip ever!

A Beautiful Boston to Maine Road Trip: 3 Coastal Stops + Things to Do in Each

Autumn colors surround Camden Harbor, a small coastal town in Maine

Thinking of taking a Boston to Maine road trip? There are so many options that are within easy reach of Boston, so you can choose anything from a simple day trip to a multi-day road tripping adventure. We recommend three stops in Maine: Portland, Camden, and Bar Harbor. Of course, there are so many beautiful […]

A Visitor’s Guide to the Martha’s Vineyard Towns

Aerial view of Oak Bluffs beach on Martha's Vineyard

Wondering which Martha’s Vineyard towns to visit during your upcoming trip? As a small island off the southeastern shore of Massachusetts, the Vineyard is a thriving vacation destination during the summer. Knowing where to go and what to expect can help make your planning much easier! There are only six major towns on Martha’s Vineyard, […]

A Guide to the Best State Parks in Massachusetts

View from the top of Mount Greylock in Massachusetts in the fall

Looking for the best state parks in Massachusetts? While MA might be small, it offers an impressive variety of landscapes and scenery to enjoy. There are more than 150 state parks managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation…so let’s get out there and enjoy them! Wherever you are in the state, you’ll undoubtedly […]

20 Best Beaches in Massachusetts: From Boston to the Cape & Islands

Gentle waves along the sandy beach on Plum Island in Newburyport Massachusetts

Looking for the best beaches in Massachusetts for those long summer days? Whether you want a secluded stretch of sand or a conveniently close beach near Boston, our guide covers all the best MA beaches so you can truly enjoy the Bay State. With such famous summer spots as Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, […]

19 of the Best Day Trips from Boston: Beaches, History, Fall Foliage, & More

Blue ocean surrounding built up city of Portland Maine

Ready to start planning your day trips from Boston for some nearby fun? Whether you’re looking for a day at the beach or a history lesson for the kids, hiking trails or fresh seafood, it’s all within easy reach from Beantown. While New England isn’t famous for its extensive rail network, there are actually a […]

22 Best Places to Visit in New Hampshire: Mountains, Lakes & Cities

Mount Washington Cog Railroad at the top of Mount Washington in White Mountain in fall, New Hampshire

From windy mountain peaks to lakes surrounded by foliage, seaport cities to small touristy towns – this article reveals the best places to visit in New Hampshire and when to visit them! To help you get your bearings, we’ll look at the state’s cities and the prettiest towns in New Hampshire in sections and provide […]

33 Things to do in Bethany Beach: Activities, Food & Events

Bethany Beach, Delaware, USA. A long, low band of beautiful white clouds along the beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

Planning a trip to Bethany Beach to get some well deserved R&R? When it comes to the Delaware Beaches, Bethany is sometimes overshadowed by the more popular towns of Rehoboth, Lewes, and Dewey because the Delaware Seashore State Park separates them. However, this gives Bethany the chance to provide a calmer, less crowded escape to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Ferries to Provincetown & From Provincetown

Gorgeous blue waters at Provincetown beach, Massachusetts

Looking at taking a ferry to Provincetown for your summer vacation? You have plenty of options from both Boston and Plymouth to make the journey much more fun than sitting in Cape traffic for hours. Located at the very tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, Provincetown is a super popular summertime destination in Massachusetts. You’ll […]

Best Places to Visit in Vermont: Cities, Towns & Green Mountains

Red enclosed gondolas overhead against a blue sky in autumn in Vermont

The best places to visit in Vermont all year round from leaf peeping during New England’s fall, to hitting the slopes in winter, the great spring awakening and water sports in summer. Vermont is a four season East Coast destination that we can’t wait to share with you! While most of Vermont’s attractions are influenced […]