Fall in love with the Emerald Necklace

You may be thinking, “is this a blog about a piece of jewelry?” Nope, it’s about the 1,100 acre park system located in Boston named the Emerald Necklace. Why was this park system named this? Well, the original vision of the parks were that they were planned as if they were hanging from the neckContinue reading “Fall in love with the Emerald Necklace”

Fall Activities and an actual in person race in New Hampshire, state 32!

Last weekend, I headed up to the capital of New Hampshire, Concord for a weekend full of fall activities! I’m so eternally grateful that living in Massachusetts means there are so many states close by and also on the very short list of states we can visit without having to get tested or quarantine forContinue reading “Fall Activities and an actual in person race in New Hampshire, state 32!”

Fall weekend in Acadia National Park

Going way back in the travel vault for this post. About 10 years ago in search of some beautiful fall colors, a few friends and I made the almost 300 mile drive north for a weekend at Acadia National Park. We picked a weekend in mid October after the busy long Columbus Day holiday weekendContinue reading “Fall weekend in Acadia National Park”

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”