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Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

One of the best parts of the New England region, is the amount and variety of interesting places to visit, all within a couple of hours of each other. For locals, it can be a little too easy to forget all there is to see and do. I am lucky enough to live in Massachusetts,… Read more »

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Living History in Strawbery Banke Museum

I love historic homes and exploring historic places. I find learning about the past, observing the differences in architecture and lifestyle very fascinating. In New England we are lucky to have a few living history museums where visitors can get a full idea of the history of the area and how residents lived in the… Read more »

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Friendship of Salem Maritime Historical Site

Salem has a rich maritime history that dates back to the original Native American inhabitants of the region, which once considered it an important trading and fishing spot. The tribe that inhabited the area during the arrival of the Europeans in 1647  were known as the Naumkeag, which also meant fishing place. Picking up where… Read more »

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New Castle Island, NH

The tiny island of New Castle, New Hampshire, is enveloped by beauty and mystery. The only town in New Hampshire to be comprised entirely of islands, this town is surprisingly small given all there is to see, .8 square miles, but its beauty is arresting from the moment you drive on to the bridge connecting the island with the rest of the state.

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Boston Christmas

A Boston Christmas is enchanting. Boston is beautiful any time of year, but this New England city shines with a special festive air during the Christmas season.  Businesses, landmarks, and homes all get decked out with lights and decor so beautiful you start to feel like you are in Christmas Wonderland. The trellises of Christopher Columbus park… Read more »

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Free Things to Do in New England This Weekend 12/4

Chrismukkah at SoWa When: Friday December 4 th 2015 5pm-9pm , Saturday Dec. 5- Sunday Dec. 6 10am-5pm Where: 450 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02118 “Kick-off the holiday shopping season with Chrismukkah @ SoWa, our new 3-day holiday festival opening with a very special SoWa First Friday on December 4th. In addition to amping up the outdoor decorations, turning on the music,… Read more »

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Ropes Mansion Garden

When I was a little girl I loved The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I loved the idea of a place full of beauty that served as a sanctuary from the world and all it’s troubles. When I walked through the vinny arched trellis at the entrance of the Ropes Mansion Garden I got that… Read more »