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Travel Guide: Find Sun, Surf, and History in Narragansett This Summer

It’s easy to see why ’Gansett, as the regulars call it, is one of New England’s more popular beach towns: The laid-back sibling of tony […]

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Ready to Get Out? Here’s Seven Scenic Day Trips to Escape the City This Summer

One thing’s for sure: This isn’t going to be a normal summer. There’ll be no fireworks. No festivals. No concerts. And we’re all going to […]

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Explore Quirky Landmarks and Trails Full of Wildlife on a Lincoln and Concord Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 30 minutes HIKE Hapgood Wright Town Forest, Concord Discover the “Peaceful Easy Feeling” that inspired Eagles musician (and noted conservationist) […]

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How to Experience a Cape Cod Summer in One Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 1.2 to 2 hours HIKE Cliff Pond Trail, Brewster Hiking around this 206-acre, crystal-clear kettle pond in the middle of […]

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Spend a Day Hiking, Picnicking, and Stargazing on a Central Massachusetts Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 50 minutes HIKE Crow Hills, Westminster This stunning hike in Leominster State Forest feels worlds away, yet is only a […]

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Enjoy Delicious Food and Historic Hikes on a North Shore Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 30 to 45 minutes HIKE Halibut Point State Park, Rockport On this one-of-a-kind hike around a former quarry, you’ll circle […]

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Find Stunning Waterfalls and Magical Gardens on a Berkshires Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 2 hours and 20 minutes HIKE Chesterwood, Stockbridge The summer estate of legendary sculptor Daniel Chester French showcases his Colonial […]

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Experience a Classic New England Day on this South Shore Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 35 minutes HIKE Wompatuck State Park, Hingham Forty miles of trails increase your chances of finding solitude as you wander […]

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Explore Seaside Trails and Outdoor Art on a South Coast Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 1 hour HIKE Copicut Woods, Fall River Part of the 13,600-acre Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, this Trustees-managed property delights day-trippers with […]

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Five Virtual Day Trips to Take This Summer

Escape to Nantucket Get a taste of ACK this summer sans ferry ride courtesy of Nantucket VR. The new website lets you take in 360-degree […]

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Travel Guide: Barhopping and Blossoms in Washington D.C.

Getting There Hop onto a direct flight from Logan to Reagan National airport. Flying into BWI or Dulles might be cheaper, but it’s not worth […]

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Travel Guide: Discover State History and Great Seafood in Seattle

STAY Fresh Digs Seattle’s a city with a lot of quirk, and the Palihotel Seattle is no exception. With a Moonrise Kingdom-meets-Chateau Marmont vibe, the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Heritage Travel Journey

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Fueled by the recent surge in DNA kits and TV shows where celebrities investigate their family trees (who would have guessed […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for India

Number of Bostonians with Indian Heritage: 10,447 For centuries, Hindu ancestors have made pilgrimages to the ancient city of Haridwar, where a loved one’s ashes […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Jamaica

Number of Bostonians with Jamaican Heritage: 11,710 Despite centuries of colonization, Jamaica has developed its own truly unique culture, which became popular worldwide after it […]