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!

38 Things to Do in Fall in Delaware: Foliage, Food & Festivals

Fall leaves on trees at Finish Pool Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

If you’re looking for fall things to do in Delaware, we’ve got it covered in this article, and you won’t have to look hard; there are events all season long in all three counties.   While most of the autumnal things to do in Delaware are in October, if you visit in September or November, you’ll […]

A Guide to the Best State Parks in Massachusetts

Sign for Bash Bish Falls State Park the Berkshires Massachusetts

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! You might also like our guide to the […]

21 Best Beaches in Massachusetts: North Shore, Boston, the Cape & Islands

Dunes and soft white sand of Nahant Beach Massachusetts with homes on Nahant in the background

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. You might also like our guide to the best beaches in Provincetown […]

19 of the Best Day Trips from Boston by Car or by Train (or Boat!)

The Gloucester Fishermans Memorial in Gloucester on the North Shore in Massachusetts

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 the […]

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

Captain John Boats sign for the fast ferry from Plymouth to Provincetown 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

Moss Glen Falls Stowe Vermont falls

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 by […]

Everything You Need To Know About St Patrick’s Day

Cute dog with green hat at home. St. Patrick's Day celebration

St Patrick’s Day is a fun-filled festival celebrated in Ireland and North America, with parades in New York City (oldest and biggest), Boston, California, St Louis, and Chicago famously turning its river green. But why do Irish communities celebrate the 17th of March, and how do they do it? This guide covers everything you need […]