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Plymouth Rock is where it all began, leading to the first Thanksgiving. Photo/Sandi Barrett

The best places to visit in Massachusetts around Thanksgiving

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - Thanksgiving Day is all about the amazing food, but before you sit down to the hefty holiday dinner...
The Mount, author Edith Wharton’s Lenox estate, was completed in 1902. Photo/Sarah Kenyon

Stepping into the past at the homes of two famous writers

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer Many of the 50,000 visitors a year to what has been termed the “glorious, Gilded Age estate” of famed writer...
From late September to late October, Massachusetts and the other New England states offer beautiful fall foliage for visitors to enjoy.

Beautiful Spots for Fall Foliage Viewing in New England

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - It's time for a perfect fall getaway. With gorgeous foliage just a short road trip away, New England...
A sweeping view of Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge on Chappaquiddick Island. Photo/Richard Cheek

Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge showcases Chappaquiddick Island’s natural beauty

By Colin McCandless, Contributing writer  Chappaquiddick Island – Nestled on Chappaquiddick Island lies a hidden gem called Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, featuring 516 pristine acres...

5 of the best craft breweries in Central Mass. to quench any thirst

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer What is your craft beer weakness? Do you love a crisp and hoppy India pale ale (IPA)? Do you crave...
With a bit of planning, most older individuals can remain active and safe in their RV Photo by Shutterstock

Three simple changes to your RV to help keep you safe on the road

By R. R. Fletcher, Contributing Writer In Massachusetts, RV sales topped $69.8 million in 2020, according to the RV Industry Association (RVIA), and the average age...
Quahog Republic Dive Bar in Onset’s Monsta Lobsta Roll is piled high with perfectly cooked lobster. Photo/Sandi Barrett

Cape Cod’s best lobster rolls appeal to a variety of tastes

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer Overstuffed, gorgeous lobster rolls are synonymous with New England oceanside vacations. On a recent trip to Cape Cod we set...

Why traveling to states with rigid restrictions is the safest vacation

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer New England - Road tripping is the new travel adventure, and now that New England states are easing restrictions, it’s...

After cleanup from devastating hurricanes, U.S. Virgin Islands are ready to welcome visitors once...

U.S. Virgin Islands  - Our regular travel writer Victor Block is in the U.S. Virgin Islands gathering information for a future story about that...

Exploring the world in Queens

By Victor Block Not hungry enough for a sit-down breakfast, I munched on Tibetan dumplings purchased from a snack truck decorated with a sign that...