Massachusetts


For a city that has more than 300 years of US history embedded into its past, it is a historical attraction that you won’t want to miss. The town was incorporated in 1635 and was Massachusetts’ first non-tidal water town. On April 19, 1775 it was the site of one of the most significant battles of the American Revolution as it was the battle that kicked off the war...

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Located at the center of the town square, Concord’s Colonial Inn has witnessed hundreds of years of history in the making outside its front door. I was looking forward to exploring the history during my visit to Concord, but I was even more excited when I discovered that I could spend the night at the Colonial Inn, a building that has seen the town and the community develop...

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  During my last visit to Boston I decided to take the opportunity to do an overnight trip to one of the city’s surrounding towns. When I zoomed out on the map, Concord caught my eye. A small town packed with loads of history? I was sold! Although it was just before Patriot’s Day (when more of their attractions open and places have longer summer...

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Don’t get me wrong, there’s something enticing about traveling to a new place that you have never been to. But sometimes, there are those destinations that you continue to feel drawn to long after you have left. There’s something pulling you back there and you hope that one day you’ll have the chance to return. When I heard about Booked.net – Top Destinations to Go There,...

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Our final full day in Boston was May 8th, and it sure was a delicious one. This post is basically all about food, so if you are hungry… you have been warned. We spent the entire morning on the North End Market Tour by Michele Topor, and it was one of the best parts of our entire trip. We got to learn all about Italian cuisine, cooking, and...

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On May 7th we started off the day with a trip to Salem, Massachusetts. Our first stop once we were in Salem was the Witch Dungeon Museum, where we were able to see a live reenactment of the Witch Trial held in Salem in 1692. It was very interesting to hear about how the Witch Trials got started, and how misunderstandings and stereotypes can be...

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Continuing our tour of Boston, we then continued our Walk Into History tour of the Freedom Trail in the North End. Although the North End has seen many changes over the hundreds of years it has been in existence, it is still a flourishing part of Boston filled with wonderful people. We had the opportunity to see the house that Paul Revere lived in during...

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Our first full day in Boston was May 6th, and loaded with Boston’s rich history. We started off the morning with a quick breakfast at Quincy Market before beginning the busiest day of our trip. After breakfast, we went to the Old State House to do a self-guided tour. The Old State House is a very important part of the history of the United States, and...

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As a graduation gift from my parents, my family traveled to Boston, Massachusetts. There are so many places in the United States that I have yet to see, and Boston seemed to be at the heart of America’s foundation. I will be sharing the wonderful experiences of our trip throughout this week, and I hope you enjoy! We arrived on May 5th and after checking...

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