We have, in the past, highlighted many indoor things to do with kids during February school vacation – aquariums, museums, etc. For a change of pace let’s get outside for some outdoor adventures for this February school vacation. What to do outdoors during the winter? Well check out some of these . . . → Read More: February School Vacation Outdoor Fun in New England
While it is not yet “officially” winter it is certainly getting colder, and at least in the Northern parts of New England some of the white stuff is starting to show up… We thought we would pull together a list of some of our favorite winter activities presented here in alphabetical order.
Dog Sledding . . . → Read More: 10 Great Outdoor Winter Activities in New England
2012 marks the 48th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston/Cambridge, MA. This rowing competition that started in 1964 has grown into the world’s largest two-day rowing event. It attracts over 9,000 athletes ages 14 to 85 from countries around the world. Participants, both male and female, range from youth to collegiate, masters, . . . → Read More: The 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta – Boston/Cambridge MA
Whether you call it “pick your own“, “you-pick“, or “u-pick“, picking apples and other fruit is a time honored fall tradition offered by many farms and orchards across the Commonwealth. As Mother Nature gets set to close the curtains on another growing season she serves up a bounty of wonderful fresh fruit for our . . . → Read More: Where to Pick Apples and Other Fruit in Massachusetts
A great way to spend a portion of a fall day is to quite literally get lost. I am speaking, of course, of getting lost in a corn maze where you make your way through corridors cut into corn fields taller than your head until you (hopefully) make your way out the other end. . . . → Read More: Corn Mazes in Massachusetts for the Fall of 2012
There are many campground that are “near” the beach. There are numerous lake-front campgrounds. But a campground that is on or right at an ocean-front beach is much harder to come by. We did a little research and following are the ocean beach campgrounds that we could find in New England.
Beach Camping in . . . → Read More: New England Beach Campgrounds
Long distance runners and spectators of long-distance races take note of three upcoming long-distance races in Massachusetts.
2012 Hyannis Marathon
The Hyannis Marathon has been an annual event since the first marathon in 1978 when only 170 runners participated. The 2012 edition of this race is coming up on Sunday February 26, 2012. There . . . → Read More: Three Big Early 2012 Season Long Distance Road Races in Massachusetts
The lack of cold and snow this winter is playing havoc with some winter events causing many to be rescheduled, cancelled, or moved. The casualties thus far:
The New England Pond Hockey Classic this weekend has moved from Lake Winnipesaukee to Lake Waukewan due to poor ice conditions on Winnipesaukee. The New England Sled . . . → Read More: Winter Weather Causing Postponements, Cancellations, and Moves
The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism has teamed up with ski resorts throughout the Commonwealth to create a great way for you to save money on lift tickets, lessons, or receive other deals. All you have to do is text a keyword to 74642 to receive a text on your phone that entitles . . . → Read More: Text Your Way to a Massachusetts Ski Deal
Winter 2011/2012 continues to be difficult and still insists on throwing rain and warm temperatures into the mix too often. Nonetheless, the ski areas continue to make snow and open more trails. Vermont has seen the most of the real stuff thus far with many areas picking up some significant natural snow this past . . . → Read More: New England Ski Conditions Continue to Improve