Massachusetts

Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Alabama, California, Fall Getaway, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Multigen, New York, North America, Pennsylvania, Texas, USA, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Watersports

All American Thanksgiving Celebrations

A Thanksgiving recipe for fun: FTF's A-Z guide to local events marking the settlers' gratitude, from traditional eats to marathons.

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Author: Seth A. Gladstone

Tags : Baby, Fall Getaway, Kids, Massachusetts, North America, USA

Massachusetts Apple Farms - U-Pick 'Em And Enjoy

Have you considered a bargain staycation near a u-pick fruit farm in New England; if so, Massachusetts family farms -- some even wind-powered -- are your destination.  Farm stays are a great way to introduce kids to healthy eating and the wonders of nature, and experiencing a pick-your-own fruit farm will reinforce the message. If school has started, plan a daytrip to a local apple orchard or pumpkin patch that celebrates the fall season with festivals and entertainment.

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Author: Lauren Petrik

Tags: Boston, Exploring, Massachusetts, New York, New York City, North America, Quarter Finalist, USA

An Evaluation of Public Transportation or, That One Time I Went to New England and Couldn’t Rent a Car

1. Airplane

We arrived at the airport at approximately 4:15 the morning of November 11. My mother, my sister and I were taking a couple days to visit some colleges. We were flying into Laguardia that afternoon. As the plane touched down, the music I had playing on shuffle changed to Taylor Swift’s “Welcome to New York”. It seemed fitting, but ironic, a sentiment that would be echoed throughout the trip.


2. Uber

Author: Kyle McCarthy

Tags : Blogs, Boston, City Break, Couples, DC, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Multigen, Museums & Culture, North America, Tennessee, USA

5 Destinations Where Black Lives Matter

With a super-charged topic like race relations coloring the perception of many American cities, I suggest exploring five destinations where black lives not only matter, they fuel fascinating cultural institutions too few travelers know about. Here are some highlights of African American culture in Boston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Memphis and Washington DC to enrich your next vacation.

 

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Author: Kyle McCarthy

Tags : Baby, Flee Market, Kids, Massachusetts, Missouri, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Pennsylvania, Weekend & Short Break

Children's Book Author Eric Carle Keep Kids Very Busy

In the charming "Very Eric Carle" exhibit highlighting the popular children's books, the/Children's Museum of Pittsburgh provides so much to crawl into, touch, read aloud, sit on, get dressed in, imagine, project, talk back to, jump over, get behind, tangle up, weave, open, close, pull, lie down on and play with, that the whole family may leave exhausted.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Boston, Fall Getaway, Flee Market, Kids, Massachusetts, Multigen, Museums & Culture, North America, Teens, USA

Halloween Witchery in Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

In search for Halloween ideas in New England? Ready to give up the Sunday football game to take the kids exploring? Nothing is as Halloween focused as Haunted Happenings, the Massachusetts festival that draws more than 250,000 annually between October 1-31. Along with other seasonal activities that you and your family can embark on, it takes place in Salem.

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Author: Michael Schuman

Tags : Beach, Biking, Kids, Massachusetts, North America, Teens, USA

Massachusetts Very Own Cape Cod

To people residing east of the Hudson River, Cape Cod, Massachusetts is a seaside play area with diversions and beaches for all tastes, all ages, all styles. To the rest of North America, Cape Cod is a misunderstood resort region where they believe only those in the Kennedys’ income bracket can vacation.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Baby, Boston, Food & Wine, Kids, Massachusetts

Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Boston

Looking for a good family restaurant in Boston -- something both grownups and kids can enjoy? Read on for Family Travel Forum reader favorites.

It's a college town so you know there are cheap eats, and it's nicknamed BeanTown so you know that food is on everyone's mind. Welcome to some of our favorite kid-friendly restaurants in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Beach, Family Reunion, Massachusetts, Multigen, North America, USA

Cape Cod is Great for Family Reunions

Beach house rentals at America's top coastal resorts, such as quaint Cape Cod in Massachusetts, make planning and enjoying a small family reunion easy and fun. If your family members are scattered between Portland, Maine and Portland, Oregon, as well as points in between, you may be planning a get-together at one convenient location to commemorate that special birthday or anniversary.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Baby, Boston, City Break, Kids, Massachusetts, Museums & Culture, North America, Preferred Family, Teens, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Boston, Massachusetts Attractions

There's so much to do in "Beantown" -- from colonial history to swan boats, Fenway Park and more; here are Family Travel Forum's best bets for indoor and outdoor family activities in Boston, Massachusetts. For further general information, be sure to visit the Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (888/SEE-BOSTON or 617/536-4100), or check out the broader Massachusetts Vacations 

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