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Exploring Boston’s Literary District

Exploring Boston’s Literary District was a dream come true when I returned to Boston for my “Now Vaccinated!” vaca from Washington DC. As an English major in college, I was always obsessed with 19th-century female novelists. They blazed the…

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Puppy Trek at the National Arboretum

Take a puppy trek at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. on the weekend—or enjoy a day off from work during the week—if you really love your canine. “Live. Laugh. Bark.” Unknown This is Dog World USA—sticks, mulch, pebbles,…

Boston's Freedom Trail
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Traveling Through Time on Boston’s Freedom Trail

Traveling through time on Boston’s Freedom Trail is as simple as following the red brick sidewalk for 2.5 miles. Hashtag #HistoryHappened. Let’s face it: Boston was the epicenter of our fight with the British crown and red coats before…

Annmarie Sculpture Garden
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Whimsical Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Whimsical Annmarie Sculpture Garden (AMG) is the perfect day trip for any traveler visiting Washington, DC, Baltimore, or Annapolis on their summer road trip. But it also should be on regular rotation for locals in the DMV. Art +…

Park Scrapbook: Acadia National Park
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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is a mental as well as a physical destination. It’s a place I now return to in my mind whenever I want to relive my summit moments—the 360-views of ocean, mountains, and trees—I experienced hiking in…

Adventure Reflections Washington DC

Amanda Gorman mural

The brand new Amanda Gorman mural—located on the side of a townhouse in an alley off 17th Street between Q and Corcoran Street in Washington, DC—is a sunbeam. The entire side of the brick building is painted yellow. The…

Downtown Bar Harbor_Shore Walk
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Exploring DownTown Bar Harbor in Maine

Downtown Bar Harbor, Maine melds two worlds—island beach retreat and wilderness getaway. Once a summer colony for America’s richest families, Bar Harbor boasts millionaires’ mansions on West Street. Now families flock to stay at the 5-star hotels and inns…

Chincoteague Town features a small town island experience.
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10 Fun Attractions in Chincoteague Town

Exploring Chincoteague town in Virginia is my post-pandemic escape in May. The island features a historic Main Street, wharf-side restaurants, a wildlife refuge, and a national seashore. Plus it is the home of Misty the Pony! If you are…