Going Places in Boston

A Travel Blog

19 11, 2020

How to make celebrating Thanksgiving at home special this year

2020-11-19T17:36:58+00:00November 19th, 2020|

Lately, the days seem to be both endless and flying by at warp speed, and we’re all probably pretty sick of our homes at this point. Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and for many, this time that would be spent traveling to see far-away family members and gathering with loved ones to share thanks looks very different this year. We’re all in the same boat, so we’ve pulled together some tips and [...]

16 11, 2020

Treat Yo-Elf to New Family Traditions!

2020-11-16T22:41:40+00:00November 16th, 2020|

Ready to get your family out of the house for some good, old-fashioned holiday fun? We can help you experience the magic of holiday light tours without distraction! We drive while you enjoy the festive light displays. It’s a unique and safe alternative to make 2020’s holiday season brighter. And let’s face it, we could all use a little extra cheer right now! Plus, we can also pick-up and drop-off you [...]

25 10, 2020

The best DIY field trips to take your kids on near Boston

2020-10-25T12:19:35+00:00October 25th, 2020|

As in-person learning for Boston Public Schools has been suspended following a steady increase in local COVID-19 rates, many parents are left wondering how to keep their loved ones occupied and stimulated during long days at home. Students are likewise faced with a semester — or possibly year — away from their classrooms, friends, and field trips. But that doesn’t mean you can’t organize some yourself. We’ve pulled together a few of the [...]

12 10, 2020

Here are the best mountains to take in New England foliage

2020-10-12T19:25:19+00:00October 12th, 2020|

The other week, we told you about the best walks within an hour of Boston, but for those looking to adventure a bit further out, or who are looking for some much-needed fresh air and exercise, we have a new guide. New England is known for many things: beautifully crisp autumn weather, majestic landscapes, and iconic fall foliage — and you can get all three within an hour. Here are some [...]

30 09, 2020

The best autumn walks within an hour of Boston

2020-09-30T20:01:10+00:00September 30th, 2020|

As COVID-19 rates are increasing in Boston, many are looking for new ways to get out of the house, while keeping a social distance. And while summer has come to an end, there’s plenty of time to enjoy nature before the harsh winter sets in. New England has one of the most iconic autumns in the world, so it would be a crime not to! We’ve rounded up a couple of [...]

6 09, 2020

How to support your local restaurants

2020-09-06T10:43:39+00:00September 6th, 2020|

As news of yet another classic Boston establishment is shuttering due to COVID-19, many New England residents are wondering how they can continue to support their favorite local establishments while staying safe at home. We have a few ideas for how you can get started. Many restaurants and local suppliers sell off-menu products like gift cards and other merchandise. A gift card is not only a great gift idea for others, [...]

24 08, 2020

Still not ready to dine out? Here’s a few tips to spice up your home meals

2020-08-24T19:07:49+00:00August 24th, 2020|

As coronavirus continues to affect the United States, businesses in some states are continuing to open up, leaving many confused. While eating meals at home saves money and helps you to improve your cooking skills, cooking the same spaghetti bolognese every night gets, well, boring. We all can’t wait to dine out normally… but here are a few ways to stay sane in the meantime. While many of us are looking [...]

16 08, 2020

Latest Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions: Here’s what you should know

2020-08-16T10:25:08+00:00August 16th, 2020|

New restrictions come in accordance with a worrying uptick in Massachusetts positive cases. Last Tuesday, these stricter COVID-19 restrictions, announced recently by Governor Charlie Baker, went into effect. The new rules affect face mask protocol, outdoor group sizes, restaurants, and fines — here’s everything you need to know. For those looking to gather outside with friends, the previous rules which allowed for 100 people have been reduced to 50 people in a [...]

3 08, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about Boston schools reopening

2020-08-03T14:08:21+00:00August 3rd, 2020|

As coronavirus rates continue to grow across the country, Massachusetts has introduced new restrictions regarding travel and isolation. However, a recent spike in cases has many worried about what will happen when schools are due to reopen in the fall. Here’s everything we know so far. While plans depend on the school district in question, Boston Public Schools will likely take on a hybrid model — there are all-remote and all-in-person contingency [...]

27 07, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about Massachusetts’ new coronavirus travel rules

2020-07-27T12:50:25+00:00July 27th, 2020|

As COVID-19 rates continue to soar across the country, Massachusetts has seen relative success in getting the cases under control. However, an increase in cases over the past couple of weeks has seen new restrictions added to visitors traveling to the commonwealth. Last week, Governor Charlie Baker announced new travel requirements. Travelers from out of the state have been asked to self-quarantine since March, but the new rules say failure to [...]

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