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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...

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...

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...
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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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Visitors Guide to Sandwich, Cape Cod

Visitors Guide to Sandwich, Cape Cod

Just over the Sagamore Bridge on Cape Cod lies the town of Sandwich, known for its beaches along the shore of Cape Cod Bay, quaint town center that features a historic grist mill, and lazy drives along route 6A. Sandwich has always been one of my favorite Cape towns, with a great mix of raw, natural beauty alongside some great man-made luxuries. Whether you are embarking on a day-trip from the metro Boston area, or planning a week long vacation on Cape Cod, Sandwich may be just the town you are seeking.

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Getting Outside in Montpelier, Vermont

With outdoor recreation opportunities aplenty and easy access from Interstate 89, Vermont’s capital city is a great choice for a weekend away. Montpelier is the country’s smallest capital – and the only one without a McDonald’s – but it has big character. I’ve been using this central Vermont locale for my adventure jumping-off point for 11 years, and think this city has everything to offer the outdoor adventurer. Spend a few days and see for yourself!

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