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Hey There. 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, stream one of my interactive audio tours on the cities and towns that I frequent. I also do a few live tours on Cape Cod, so if you are visiting, be sure to sign up.

Recent Blog Posts

Check out my blog page for a more in-depth look at some featured attractions, places, and travel tips. 

Breweries on Cape Cod: Finding the Perfect Beer

Whenever I travel, one of my favorite rituals is to find a restaurant or bar that serves the local brew on tap. If I can find a taproom where the beer is crafted on the premises - even better. Where I live on Cape Cod, there has been an explosion of craft breweries...

Ride along the Shining Sea Bikeway (Falmouth Bike Path)

The Falmouth Bike Path, officially known as the Shining Sea Bikeway, is a paved bike path that stretches out 10.7 miles from North Falmouth to Woods Hole. Along the route, cyclists, joggers, walkers, and rollerbladers can enjoy a number of points of interest including...

A Visit to Jackson, New Hampshire: The Quaintest Place in America

After a busy summer season on Cape Cod, just as the air turns crisp and the leaves begin to burn bright with the yellows and reds of autumn, Amy and I like to head north to the mountains for some hiking, mountain biking, and even some paddling. We recently took a...

Heritage Museums and Gardens: A Cape Cod Treasure for Over 50 Years

Visiting Heritage Museums and Gardens The Classic Automobile Museum at Heritage Museums and GardensHeritage Museums and Gardens is located on the shoulder of Cape Cod in Sandwich, Massachusetts, and its 100 acres of gardens have provided locals and visitors a place of...

9 Things to Do in Newport, Rhode Island

Photo by Larry Pozza on UnsplashIf you are looking for things to do in Newport, Rhode Island, then you won’t have any shortage of activities. Newport has long been a summer destination for those seeking escape from the cities of New York and Boston, and was once the...

28 Things to Do on Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class ships are amongst the largest and most popular cruise ships in the world. Offering a wide variety of activities and experiences in which guests can participate, their appeal amongst the cruising community is well deserved. A family, even...

Ultimate Guide to Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard

photo by ayphella, CC BY 2.0Whereas Oak Bluffs has the highest concentration of sights to see for the day-tripper, Edgartown is probably the most historic town on the island. It is one of the two original towns founded on Martha’s Vineyard along with Tisbury,...

Ultimate Guide to Boston’s Beacon Hill Neighborhood

Introduction to Boston's Beacon Hill NeighborhoodNo neighborhood in Boston gets more press than Beacon Hill. As home to the Massachusetts State House, the term Beacon Hill is synonymous with the governor’s office and the state legislature. But politics aside,...

Ultimate Guide to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard

IntroductionOak Bluffs is the most heavily visited town on Martha’s Vineyard, especially so for day-trippers. Here one can spend the better part of a day enjoying the sights and history of the famous gingerbread cottages, lazing on white-sand beaches, and taking...

Ultimate Guide to Boston’s North End

At only 10.4 feet wide, the Skinny House is the narrowest home in Boston. Nonetheless, it recently sold in September 2021 for $1.25 million. People actually live here! It is located across the street from Copp's Hill Burying Ground. Learn more about this, Boston's...

Photo Gallery

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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