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”

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”

A Boston Locals Favorite – Castle Island

While it’s great to visit the popular tourist attractions when traveling, it’s also a great idea to check out some of the local’s favorites as well. Boston is know for such things as the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, Boston Common and Public Garden but there are also many great things to see in Boston thatContinue reading “A Boston Locals Favorite – Castle Island”

Boston Holiday Favorites

Welcome to another holiday post, this one from my home city of Boston! Many a year, I’ve spent a lot of weekends in December traveling, but this year, it’s home (as in home in my apartment all by myself) for the holidays for the entire month. Boston is a beautiful city during the holiday seasonContinue reading “Boston Holiday Favorites”

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”

A historic stroll thru Boston’s Beacon Hill

A couple of weeks ago I took an audio walking tour of Beacon Hill. This historic neighborhood has been home to both politicians and poets as well as some of the most beautiful streets in the city of Boston. One distinct feature of the streets of Beacon Hill are the lamp posts. To this day,Continue reading “A historic stroll thru Boston’s Beacon Hill”