Exploring Boston & New England
Exploring Boston and New England – Summer
Not sure where to beat the heat? Want to know more about free concerts? The best place to see the July 4th fireworks? Or how to travel to New York City for only $30? Browse the links below to find some of the best attractions in the area or click this link for a presentation which highlights different activities and attractions that Boston and New England have to offer and includes various links for further resources.
HauntedHappenings: American’s Halloween Festival
Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem,Massachusetts. October is amagical month that blends traditional autumn celebrations with the excitementof Halloween — three weeks of fun for the whole family in one of America’s mosthistoric and picturesque seaports. While in Salem,also visit the “Friendship“– a full-sized replica of a 17th century schooner that is permanently dockedin Salem Harbor,the House of Seven Gables,and the Salem Children’s Museum, and the Peabody Essex Museum.For visits in any month except October, savings coupons are in the EntertainmentBook for many of Salem’smuseums and some restaurants.
The Trustees of theReservation website is a great resource for information about lighthousetours, canoe tours, family fun days, craft fairs, barnyard tours, places to swim, hike, picnic etc. across the state of Massachusetts.
(September – June) feature gourmet hors d’oeuvres, special exhibitions, coolcocktails and Boston elegance, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the Museum of Fine Arts’Koch Gallery. Admission to MFA First Fridays is free for Museum members.Non-members pay the general admission charge, which is $13 after 5pm. MFA FirstFridays offers a cash bar and is for adults age 21 and over only. 617-369-3935.