Tag Archives: Winter

Festive winter locations to visit on the East Coast including Christmas New England chocolate box destinations and warmer Florida vacations. Guides include itineraries, things to do, food, drink, and where to stay.

21 Winter Day Trips from NYC: Snowy Activities, Seasonal Shopping, Quaint Towns & More

Old Yale Campus in winter in New Haven, Connecticut.

Eager to get out of the city? Enjoy these awesome winter day trips from NYC to maximize the season! Whether you’re looking for seasonal markets for holiday shopping or snow-fueled adventure on the slopes, there is so much fun to be had on a single-day getaway from New York. Take a winter road trip or […]

22 Great Places to Go for Ice Skating in NYC

Crowds skate at lower plaza ice skating arena of Rockefeller Center during Christmas Manhattan New York City.

If you’re looking for a unique way to experience New York City in the winter, look no further than the city’s many ice skating rinks!  From Bryant Park in the heart of midtown to the Rockefeller ice skating rink overlooking Fifth Avenue, there’s a skating spot to fit every taste.  And don’t worry if you’re […]

23 Ideas and Places to Go for New Year’s Eve in NYC

Happy New Year with background of buildings in Times Square

Planning to spend New Years Eve in NYC? New York City is probably one of the best places to be when the clock strikes midnight on December 31st.  From Times Square to the Brooklyn Bridge, there are endless ways to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another. Live music, fireworks, champagne […]

21 Ice Skating in Boston Locations For a Perfect Winter Activity

Close up of someone in ice skates on an outdoor skating rink

Ice skating is always a blast and Boston has plenty of rinks where you can enjoy this winter-worthy activity. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, a trip to the rink with your family or friends is a great way to spend time outside, get active, and have fun. To help you plan, this […]

20 Awesome Places to Go Skiing in Massachusetts (Downhill + Cross-Country)

Close up of a skiier fixing a boot

Looking to go skiing in Massachusetts this winter? From beautiful cross-country trails to local favorite spots and the best slopes in the state, this guide covers all the top places to go for snow-filled fun! Planning more adventures? Get more recommendations for the region in our guide to skiing in New England. And check out […]

22 Christmas Markets in Boston You Can’t Miss This Festive Season

Kiss Me mistletoe arch at the Snowport Holiday Market in the Seaport Boston Massachusetts at Christmas

It’s holiday market time in Boston! We love the festive season for all the sparkling lights, beautiful decorations, and awesome ways to support local creators and producers. Check out all the best Boston Christmas markets to shop local and support community creators. There are multiple season-long holiday markets in the city, but also a number […]

21 Slopes & Mountain Resorts for the Best Skiing in New England This Winter

Skiiers on a snowy day at Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow Vermont

Ready to hit the slopes for some New England skiing this season? We’re highlighting all the best places to ski in each New England state, starting with the most popular and best destinations that you can’t skip this winter. Vermont is known as a winter wonderland, so it’s no wonder this state has some of […]

22 Festive Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Newport, RI

A gingerbread house inside of a kitchen of a mansion at Christmas time in Newport Rhode Island

Christmas in Newport Rhode Island is a special time of year. While this might be a popular summer resort area, the holiday season is a sparkling gem that you won’t want to miss! Enjoy all the coastal festivities, from boat parades and buoy decorations to jaw-dropping lights and decor at the famous Newport Mansions. You […]

Christmas Lights in Massachusetts: 21 Places with Magical Walk- or Drive-Through Light Displays

Trellis filed with Christmas lights at Christoper Columbus Park at night, Boston, MA.

Tis the season! Let’s celebrate with Christmas light displays in Massachusetts, from Boston to the Berkshires and all the small towns in between. Perfect for family-friendly fun or an ideal date night in December, twinkly lights make the darker winter days much more enjoyable. If you’re only staying in the city and don’t have a […]

22 Things to Do in New England in Winter: Seasonal Sports, Festive Fun, & Unique Events

Nubble Lighthouse in Maine lit up with festive lights for the holiday season

New England in the winter means getting outdoors for snow-covered fun and then cozying up inside to take the chill off. It’s also the festive season and New England does the holidays right! Holiday shopping is a favorite pastime, as is a Christmas stroll or big light displays. If you love the festive season, you […]