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I'm Gregg

I'd love to say that this blog is about exotic locations around the world...but it's not. It's merely a collection of helpful hints and insider knowledge on a few of the places that I know best, some close to home and some a bit further away.

Enjoy posts on some great vacation destinations, and if the shoe fits, pick up one of my interactive guides on the cities and towns that I frequent.

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Provincetown Dune Shack Trail – Visitor’s Guide

Many travelers to Cape Cod, no matter in which town they choose to stay, will decide to take a day trip to Provincetown, located at the tip of the Cape. There are 15 towns on Cape Cod, and Provincetown is different from the rest in almost every regard. Perhaps most...

Shades of Green at Walt Disney World – First Timer’s Guide

Originally posted on November 28, 2020 and updated on November 06, 2021.Military service members and retirees will want to consider staying at Shades of Green during their next family vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. For many families, a trip to the...

What To Do on Martha’s Vineyard

Whether you are staying in the island for a week or just visiting for the day during a Cape Cod vacation, Martha’s Vineyard offers some great attractions and sights to see. Oak Bluffs, the island’s most visited town, is great for seeing the famous gingerbread...

Top Things to Do in Boston that Are Not the Freedom Trail

Anyone coming to New England to visit family, friends, attend a conference, or simply get away for a few days would do well to visit Boston. It’s a city that is rich in history as well as offering plenty of things to do, places to eat, and sports to watch. Of course,...

Cape Cod Lighthouses – The Complete Guide

Lighthouses on Cape Cod have a storied history of guiding mariners across the cape’s jagged coastline and into safe harbor. From the days of the earliest explorers and colonial settlers, ships have wrecked along the hidden sandbars from Chatham to Provincetown at regular frequency. Along with the several manned lifesaving stations along the beaches, the lighthouses served to keep sailors alive, letting ship captains know their whereabouts as they traversed the perilous coastline prior to opening of the Cape Cod Canal in 1914.

Traveling to Ireland with Stephanie Chastain

Episode 3 Traveling to Ireland with Stephanie Chastain, Travel Coach - Infinite IrelandIf you have ever thought about traveling to Ireland, then you are going to like this episode. My guest today is Stephanie Chastain, who tells us all about the Emerald Isle, what to...

Southern Resident Killer Whales with Lynne Barre

Episode 2 Southern Resident Killer Whales with Lynne Barre, Branch Chief - Protected Resources Division, NOAATake a virtual journey to the Pacific northwest, where one family of orcas is struggling for survival. Habitat destruction, vessel traffic, and food scarcity...

The Boston Christmas Tree Tradition

The official Boston Christmas Tree arrives each year from Nova Scotia and stands in Boston CommonWalking through Boston at night can be pleasant at any time of the year, but is particularly special during the Christmas season. The town is lit up from the USS...

Gardens Aglow at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Gardens Aglow at Heritage Museums & Gardens is one of Cape Cod’s favorite annual holiday events. The property is locally famous for its extensive and beautiful collection of rhododendrons, hydrangeas, and other botanical treasures. However, each holiday season...

Harmony of the Seas vs Symphony of the Seas: Royal Caribbean’s Megaships Face-Off

Harmony of the Seas vs Symphony of the Seas: What's the difference? This article should give you a clear understanding of what makes each ship a unique experience. Featured Image: Sabor, the Mexican themed restaurant onboard Harmony of the Seas highlights one...

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Some quick snaps from day trips and longer excursions around New England

Knockabout Travel offers guided bike and paddleboard tours on Cape Cod as well as city walking tours in Boston. Make your trip memorable with an exploration of some amazing coastal landscape and Boston history.

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