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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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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...

Shades of Green at Disney First Timer’s Guide

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 House of Mouse is a costly adventure, but eligible service members have...

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...

What To Do in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia, is steeped in history and charm, and you will have no lack of things to do while spending a long weekend in this historic city. Savannah is one of Georgia’s oldest towns, dating back to 1733 when British settlers first arrived. Savannah became the...

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...

Newport, Rhode Island – Downtown Visitor’s Guide

Recently, I had the opportunity to take a quick day trip to Newport, Rhode Island. It had been a few years since I had last visited Newport, and with the ravages of COVID-19 on the travel and tourism industry in full effect, the streets and wharf areas had a rather pleasant reduction in congestion than what I remembered. That being said, all of downtown Newport was open for business and making the best of this strange summer.

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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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