Viewing: Food & Drink

Sandwich, MA; On the Edge of the Cape Cod Canal

WHY GO: It’s the first town over the Bourne Bridge, so if you want to be on “The Cape” but can’t see driving another mile, bed down here.  You can learn firsthand about the Canal you just crossed, taste and buy jam the way it was made 110 years ago, and ride an historic indoor […] Read more

Boston MA; Both Dark and Delicious

WHY GO.  Granted, this is a unique Getaway, but if there’s anything Boston has shown us is perseverance and resiliency in the face of evil. Boston, as you may know, is no stranger to bloodshed. Beginning with the Boston Massacre and Boston Strangler, and most recently, the Marathon bombing, this City of Patriots has seen its […] Read more

New Bedford, MA; A Grungy Working Port With Literary And Historic Appeal

WHY GO: Called “The City That Lit the World,” more pure, smokeless spermaceti (whale oil) came from whaling ships in New Bedford than from anywhere else on earth. In its heyday,  750 whaling vessels plied the waters of the world from U.S. shores: Of those, a whopping five hundred hailed New Bedford alone. One was the Acushnet, […] Read more

Salem, MA Without Witches

WHY GO?  Thought Salem was all about witches?  Make a beeline to the electrifying Peabody Essex Museum to discover that’s just not so.  Though Salem, Massachusetts is most associated with the Witch Trials, you can spend a few days here without experiencing anything witch-related at all.  One of the nation’s best – and dare we […] Read more

Philadelphia PA; A Garden of Delights

WHY GO: It’s amazing how many gardens you’ll discover in Philadelphia; some landscaped, others with nary a fern, plant, or even dirt.  You’ll find that the word “Garden” can be interpreted in many ways, from shops to restaurants (no, not the one that starts with Olive) to eccentric creations.  This Getaway highlights some well known […] Read more

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