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Groton, Massachusetts, for the Family

Groton, Massachusetts, a short drive from Boston, is a haven for families looking to relax and recharge in a historic, somewhat remote, upscale environment. Stay Make your reservations at The Groton Inn. This historic boutique hotel is one of America’s oldest inns, built in 1678. After the original structure was destroyed in a fire in […]

Free Things to Do at Colleges in Boston

If your August tour of prospective colleges takes you to any of the many Boston and Cambridge campuses, you’ll find plenty of free things to do. Free Harvard For a campus tour more engaging than the usual recruitment pitch, take advantage of the free student-led tours of Harvard. You’ll be laughing, groaning at the word […]

Best Boston Attractions for Young Children

Boston is a great city to visit with small children, with activities, museums and attractions to entertain and teach youngsters while parents have a good time, too. Getting around is half the fun for kids, either on the T subway system or by the handy above-ground, hop-on hop-off trolleys. These stop at all major attractions […]

Best Science Museums for Travel

With Harvard and MIT in the same city, it’s no surprise Boston’s got more in its favor than winning sports teams. Follow the lure of the iconic orange dinosaur out front into the hallowed halls of the Museum of Science, where the butterfly garden chases away the chill of notoriously brutal winters, the planetarium is […]

Row Your Boat to Assembly Square

Abe Lincoln said you can’t please all the people all the time … but the Row Hotel at Assembly Row comes pretty close. Contemporary and cool, this new hotel at Assembly Square Marketplace just outside of Boston in Somerville makes an ideal couples getaway or a fun school week break escape with plenty of fun […]

Super Bowl Weekend Travel: Have a Ball (No Matter How Your Team Did This Year)

Is your team is poised to make the Championship? Awesome! Did you score your family hard-to-get tickets? TOUCHDOWN! However, if neither of these apply — especially as those tickets are a down payment on a car or house — you can come up a winner with a great road trip during Super Bowl Weekend to […]