Day Trips from Boston By Train – Martha’s Vineyard

It’s been a while since I’ve written a Day Trips from Boston by Train post. For those that don’t know I live in the city of Boston and do not own a car so I’m always looking for day trips to take by train from Boston, especially in the summer. I know you must beContinue reading “Day Trips from Boston By Train – Martha’s Vineyard”

Weekend in Detroit

As the largest city in Michigan and with its location just across the river from Canada, Detroit offers a lot of things to see and do for both people from the US and Canada. If you don’t live too far away and can drive or take a flight that isn’t too long, it’s the perfectContinue reading “Weekend in Detroit”

Boston Holiday Favorites

Updated November 2022 Welcome to another holiday post, this one from my home city of Boston! Boston is a beautiful city during the holiday season. Here are my favorite things to see in Boston during the holidays. Faneuil Hall: Looking for somewhere to do some shopping, grab something to eat and see one of theContinue reading “Boston Holiday Favorites”

Day Trip to Santa Fe

Located just over an hour’s drive from Albuquerque is the capital of New Mexico, Santa Fe. It makes for a perfect day trip with plenty to do within the city and along the way. As the capital of New Mexico, Santa Fe is the highest elevation (7,199 feet) of any state capital in the UnitedContinue reading “Day Trip to Santa Fe”

Great Things to do in Albuquerque

So many states in the US are true hidden gems. In my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states, I’ve been able to visit some of the lesser visited states and found out just how much of a hidden gem they truly are. New Mexico is definitely one of these states. IfContinue reading “Great Things to do in Albuquerque”

Fall at Pittock Mansion

Fall is a beautiful time of year to travel. And there is no better place to visit than somewhere you can see the fall foliage. While many will go to popular fall travel spots like New England for the fall foliage, there are many other less busy locations you can visit to enjoy the fallContinue reading “Fall at Pittock Mansion”

Quick Trip to Minneapolis

I had been wanting to visit Minneapolis for a while and was excited to check the city out before and after running the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth. Well if you read my post on my weekend in Duluth, you know I encountered a flight delay on the way to Minnesota. I had originallyContinue reading “Quick Trip to Minneapolis”

Weekend in Duluth Minnesota

Duluth, Minnesota is located approximately a two and a half hour drive north from Minneapolis in Northeast Minnesota where Minnesota, Lake Superior and Wisconsin meet. Being on Lake Superior, there are many outdoor activities to explore in and near Duluth making it a great spot to spend a summer weekend. I will admit I hadContinue reading “Weekend in Duluth Minnesota”

Boston Lighthouse Tour

Located on the Atlantic Ocean, Boston has no shortage of boat tours that you can take. During the summer months, a popular boat tour to take is the Boston Lighthouse Tour. What’s better than spending an afternoon on the water seeing lighthouses and learning some history of the Boston Harbor? The 2 hour lighthouse tourContinue reading “Boston Lighthouse Tour”

Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival

One of my favorite things to do in the summer in Boston is to check out the sand sculptures at the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. This weekend festival is held each year in July. In 2022, the 18th annual festival was held Friday July 22nd thru Sunday July 24th. Before we talk aboutContinue reading “Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival”