Spectacle Island

Did you know there are 34 islands and peninsulas in the Boston Harbor? These islands and peninsulas make up the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. They make the perfect way to get away from the city life for a day. Some are accessible by public ferry while others are only accessible via privateContinue reading “Spectacle Island”

More to do in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

There is so much to see in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. From hiking trails to covered bridges to waterfalls and kayaking or tubing down the river, you will not run out of things to see when visiting this region. It’s actually the perfect covid trip since there is so much to do outsideContinue reading “More to do in the White Mountains of New Hampshire”

Mount Washington

We all have those places not too far from home that we always say we will go visit someday but never do since we are so busy traveling all over the world. 2020 has given us a perfect opportunity to turn someday into today. For me one of those places was the summit of MountContinue reading “Mount Washington”

Omni Mount Washington Resort

I recently returned from my first covid trip to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Since 2020 is the year of so many cancelled trips, I decided to travel just a couple of hours away and treat myself and stay at a hotel that I’ve always dreamed of staying at, The Omni Mount Washington Resort.Continue reading “Omni Mount Washington Resort”

Make Way for the Boston Public Garden

The upside to the tumultuous year of 2020 was being able to explore close to home. There are so many wonderful places in Boston and the Public Garden is definitely one of my favorites! Established in 1837, the Boston Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America. It is definitely a must doContinue reading “Make Way for the Boston Public Garden”

Going to the Sun in Glacier National Park

I love being outdoors and national parks are a great way to see the outdoors. My favorite national park that I’ve seen to date is Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park is located in northwestern Montana. It encompasses over 1 million acres and reaches the US/Canada border. To explore the different parts of the park,Continue reading “Going to the Sun in Glacier National Park”

A walk along the Freedom Trail

From my past posts, I’m sure you can tell that I love history. I grew up in Boston with history surrounding me. There was something special about learning things in history class and being able to connect it to the actual historic sites that I’ve seen in person. Not being able to travel due toContinue reading “A walk along the Freedom Trail”

Memorial Day Tribute to Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May in the United States. Most of us think of it as the start of summer and fail to remember the true meaning of the holiday. On Memorial Day we honor the military heroes we have lost while they were serving our country. They have madeContinue reading “Memorial Day Tribute to Arlington National Cemetery”

DC Monuments and Memorials

One of my favorite things to do when visiting Washington DC is seeing the monuments and memorials. There are numerous monuments across the city all in memory of people and events in history. They are free to see and something people of all ages would enjoy. Two of the most visited monuments and memorials areContinue reading “DC Monuments and Memorials”

Signs of Spring – DC Cherry Blossoms

Spring is in the air and nothing says spring like flowers blooming! With spring comes festivals, alot of which revolve around spring flowers! One of the top spring festivals on the east coast of the US is the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. The Cherry Blossoms normally hit their peak in late March/early AprilContinue reading “Signs of Spring – DC Cherry Blossoms”