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Lighthouses For The Night

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and if you've never thought about staying in one, this is your chance.  In 1789, the United States passed an Act in support of all lighthouses,...

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WaterFire Lights Up the Night in Providence Rhode Island

With up to 80 fire pits blazing along the reflecting waters of the Providence, Woonasquatucket, and Moshassuck rivers which conjoin in downtown Providence, your family will delight in watching Rhode Island's...

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Do These 2 Things in Providence, Then Eat

My recent visit to Providence, Rhode Island, long considered a second city to Boston (its neighbor barely 45 minutes to the north), proved that it's second to none. Instead, Providence is home to some...

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Short Breaks And New England Weekend Getaways From Boston

The dense population of families in and around Boston, Massachusetts draws on beautiful New England for weekend getaway ideas. Whether your family is looking for a rural holiday, a cheap vacation...

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Small Town Charmer: Bristol, Rhode Island Delights Couples And Kids

Located just outside Providence, charming Bristol, Rhode Island offers a host of rural and cultural activities for everyone, plus fine dining for adults and hands-on summer camps for younger...

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Use Great Escapes New England To Plan Weekend Getaways

The Great Escapes series of pocket guides deliver a wealth of information about regional short break and holiday escapes in a handy and easy-to-use package. It's not often we encounter...

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Our Family’s Trip to New York, Rhode Island, Boston and DC

Just thought I'd send some feedback on the trip we made up and down the east board this August. We brought along our 16 year old son and daughters aged 13 and 4. We wanted to fly to the US non-stop...

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