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5 Roadtrips To Go On This Summer

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Aug 10, 2015

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1. Appalachian Trail: "The Appalachian Trail runs from Georgia to Maine, and it passes through most of the states in New England on its way north. If you choose to do a day hike, or something a bit longer, be sure to choose a hike that is safe for you based on your hiking experience."

2. Mount Washington: "At 6,288 feet, the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire is rightfully intimidating. If you’re the adventurous type, you can hike up to the summit. If you prefer to take in your surroundings from the comfort of a vehicle, you can drive up, or take the Cog Railway."

3. Conway Scenic Railroad: "The Conway Scenic Railroad takes passengers on a trip through nature and time. Take in New Hampshire’s beautiful natural scenery from inside an old-fashioned train. The trains leave from the Victorian station in the center of North Conway Village."

4. Old Orchard Beach, ME: "Old Orchard Beach, Maine, has a downtown made for tourists. There is a traditional pier, an amusement park, an arcade, a sprawling beach, and no shortage of souvenir shops. This charming summer destination offers something for visitors of all ages."

5. Stowe Vermont: "The mountains of Stowe, Vermont offer biking, hiking, and beautiful lakes. While you’re there, make a stop at the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Waterbury to see how the famous ice cream is made."

 

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Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, Summer activities, Road Trips

2 Places to Go Camping This Summer Near Boston

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Check out these 2 great campgrounds provided by Thrillist, for a nice summer weekend getaway!

1.Shawme-Crowell State Forest (address and info)
Sandwich, MA
"There are 285 stunning wooded sites at Shawme-Crowell, and you really can’t go wrong with any of them. Surrounded by endless pines, the spots are quiet and with enough room between them so not everybody hears you... playing Yahtzee, of course. Explore the 15 miles of roads and trails, or bring your horse and enjoy equestrian access to over 700 acres. For cyclists, the park connects to the Cape Cod Canal bike trails and you can get to both downtown Sandwich and the ocean pretty quickly, as well. Either a plus or minus, depending on your perspective: Shawme-Crowell is a bit less “wilderness-y” than other camps and is equipped with showers and restrooms."

2.Harbor Islands (address and info)
Boston, MA
"You probably didn’t even know that camping was allowed on the Harbor Islands, did you? Well, it is... and there are four island destinations to choose from: Bumpkin, Grape, Lovells, and Peddocks. Each has its own signature mojo, but if we had to choose, you're snagging one of Bumpkin’s three beachfront sites. It’s carry in/carry out (you can hop the ferry to get there), and you absolutely won’t mind because of the killer panoramas, cool ocean breezes, and campfires on the beach. Don’t forget your H2O, sunscreen, and s’mores. Lots of s’mores."
 

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Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, Camping, Summer activities, sandwich ma

Best Rooftops in Boston

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Jul 13, 2015

A rooftop bar is the best place to be in the summertime. Check out one of these spots, compiled by The Boston Calendar:

 

1) Revere Hotel Roofdeck 

 

FREE for general public daily, 5pm-10pm. $20 Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm. $30 on weekends, 11am-5pm. South End. 

2) Sam’s 

 

Spectacular views of the Harbor, great food and Bloodies (for Sunday hangovers). Seaport District. 

3) Colonnade Hotel Rooftop Pool 

 

FREE for general public Monday-Friday, 5pm-10pm. $40 Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm. $20 on weekends, 5pm-10pm. Back Bay. 

4) Daedalus 



Via Yelp.com: "I love this place for their roof deck. The Boston area sadly has a shortage of roof decks and so I am giving them four stars just for the outdoor space." Harvard Sq. 

5) Baseball Tavern 

 

Overlooking Fenway Park, this is one of the best summer spots to drink in Boston. Fenway. 

6) The Sinclair 

 

Via Yelp.com: "The Sinclair and I have a complicated relationship. On the plus side their roof deck is awesome. I mean it is just really pretty great." Harvard Sq. 



 

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Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, date ideas, Summer activities, Rooftop Bars

Oysters and Craft Brews Cruise

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Jul 12, 2015

"Slurp fresh New England oysters and sip on local craft beers as you take in the sights of Boston Harbor on this sunset cruise from Karma Crew Yacht Charters. This cruise will be done retro-style, on a 1948 vintage motor yacht, which includes five intimate and unique gathering areas for you to mingle and move around.

East Boston Oysters will be shucking fresh oysters and there will be a selection of craft brews from Jacks Abby and Dogfish Head, samples of which are included in your admission. Wine and mixed drinks will also be available to purchase from a cash bar and before you know it, you'll be sailing past the USS Constitution for sunset views and a cannon shot. "

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Tags: East Boston, 365 things to do in Boston, Summer activities, Oysters and craft brews cruise

Go Sailing!

Posted by Susie Callahan on Thu, May 14, 2015

When:
Friday, May 15, 2015 3:30p - 5:30p
Where:
Rowes Wharf 
60 Rowes Wharf 
BostonMA 02110
Admission:
$45.00

 

 

"See Boston like never before on this 2-hour sail aboard the Adirondack III, a wooden 80-foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you will forget the mayhem and noise of the City, and begin to feel the relaxing breeze of Boston Harbor! Cruise through Boston Harbor on this relaxing daytime sail."

Purchase your ticket here!

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Tags: sailing, 365 things to do in Boston, Boston Harbor, Summer activities