Articles Mentioning Massachusetts Hotels

The 14 Most Romantic and Secluded Hotels in the U.S.

For some trips, we want to head straight to the most buzzing metropolises, but then there are the times we want to get away from it all. While traveling to a remote island in the Maldives or Thailand would do the trick, there are several hotels in the United States that offer a secluded feel.…

America’s Prettiest Towns in the Winter

It’s October, and that means — in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway — winter is coming. This is the season when even the most popular summer destinations look drab and make you want to duck under the covers. But many charming towns across the U.S. know how to do winter right. From cozy ski villages in…

14 Stunning Fall Foliage Train Tours in the U.S.

Aaaah, fall. The time of year that’s all about enjoying the cool, crisp air, watching the world transform into a canvas of brilliant colors, and of course, indulging in pumpkin spiced lattes. There’s no better place to see the pageantry of the great outdoors than aboard a scenic excursion train, which often goes where cars…

The Best Books to Read This Summer (Plus, Where to Read Them)

Like sunscreen, sunglasses, and swimwear, a good book is a summer travel essential. Enhanced by the destination in which you read it, a book can turn those hours spent sunbathing by the pool or lounging on the beach into an enriching, enlightening experience — or you know, fill the time between cocktails. To help with…

10 of the Best Weekend Getaways From Boston

View of the Charles River, Boston/Oyster With plenty of historical attractions (Faneuil Hall, the Paul Revere House), an impressive breadth of museums, lovely public parks (Boston Common, Public Garden), and sports activities galore (the city is home to the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots), Boston has lots to offer visitors. Even better, the city…

Most Romantic Bed-and-Breakfasts in the U.S.

While many bed-and-breakfasts have a certain charm to them, thanks to a limited number of rooms and personalized service, not all exude a romantic vibe ideal for couples. That’s why we’ve scoured hundreds of B&Bs in the United States to find those that are the most romantic of the lot, making them perfect contenders for…

The Most Romantic Mountain Escapes in the Northeast

If you and that special someone need a vacation — preferably one that’s relaxing, laid-back, and peaceful — a mountain retreat in the northeast might be a winning choice. The six regions we list below offer a mix of outdoor activity, beautiful scenery, and friendly villages to explore. Plus, they all make for a great…

7 Best Honeymoon Destinations for LGBTQ Couples

Earlier this year, Bermuda made global news by repealing the law that allows same-sex marriage. The move came as a surprise, both because it represented a step back in terms of LGBTQ rights, and also because it showed an ugly, less tolerant side of the island’s culture. Still, LGBTQ travelers — particularly those planning their…

Top Things to Do in the Berkshires

Stonover Farm Bed and Breakfast/Oyster The scenic Berkshires region of southwestern Massachusetts is known for its top-notch skiing. But what if you’re not into hitting the slopes, or aren’t visiting during ski season? The Berkshires is also characterized by its cache of cultural, historical, and educational gems, from concerts and festivals to garden tours and…

7 of the World’s Worst Transportation Systems

Bit Boy/Flickr Public transit is a necessity for many living in urban cores — or those commuting from the suburbs into city center: Many city dwellers and workers depend on efficiently run, punctual, and safe light rails, subways, and buses to carry out the activities of their daily lives. However, some systems fail spectacularly in…