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”

Sculptures along Boston’s Commonwealth Avenue Mall

Boston has many wonderful areas to enjoy a nice walk. One of these areas is the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Commonwealth Avenue is divided by a park running down the middle of the street. This park connects the Public Garden to the Fens as part of the EmeraldContinue reading “Sculptures along Boston’s Commonwealth Avenue Mall”

Boston’s Holiday Market at Snowport

Updated November 2022 One of these years, I will make it over to Europe in December to visit some of the Christmas markets, but until then I’m glad that many cities in the United States have started their own Christmas Markets, including right here in Boston. Although not exactly the same as the Christmas MarketsContinue reading “Boston’s Holiday Market at Snowport”

Day Trips From Boston By Train: Newburyport

Located 35 miles north of the city of Boston, is the coastal town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Located along the Merrimack River where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean, Newburyport was once part of the town of Newbury and became an important fishing and trading port in the 1600s. Goods came into the US thru theContinue reading “Day Trips From Boston By Train: Newburyport”

Lilacs at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston

After the long Boston winters, there is nothing like getting outside during spring. While my absolute favorite place to visit in the spring is the Boston Public Garden, Arnold Arboretum is a very close second. And the highlight during spring at the Arboretum is definitely the lilacs! History of Arnold Arboretum The Arnold Arboretum hasContinue reading “Lilacs at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston”

10 Great Ways to Enjoy Spring In Boston

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit Boston. After what is usually a long winter in Boston, the city starts to come alive. People venture outside more to take advantage of the warming temperatures and longer daylight. The trees, plants and flowers start to bloom, making the city soContinue reading “10 Great Ways to Enjoy Spring In Boston”

A Boston Must See – Fenway Park

Boston is known for it’s historic attractions like the Boston Tea Party and the Freedom Trail, but did you know it is also home to the oldest major league baseball stadium, Fenway Park. The historic Fenway Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is not only a must see for sportsContinue reading “A Boston Must See – Fenway Park”