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Day Tripping: Beverly Farms

For the uninitiated, Beverly Farms is not a farm. It’s the northeastern-most section of the town of Beverly, MA. Travel just a mile or two to the north and you are in idyllic Manchester-by-the-Sea. And really, this part of Beverly is more Manchester than its namesake. As you drive along the twisting path of Rte. […]

Watch Hill Beach in Westerly, RI

                  Less than 2 miles from Misquamicut in Rhode Island’s westernmost town of Westerly is the village of Westerly. Far less crowded and ten times less ridiculous than Misquamicut, the people that go to Watch Hill Beach are mostly people who have summer Victorian homes in the […]

East Beach, Block Island, RI

If space is what you’re after, East Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island is your best bet. The crowds are kept at manageable levels due to small capacity limits in the beach parking lot. The downside of this approach is that the lot typically fills up around 9 am. So head out early. If you do, […]

Plum Island Bike Ride

The wonderful thing about heading out to Plum Island for a bike ride is how many activities you can include in your day. In addition to cycling, pack your day with bird watching, building sand castles on the beach, exploring tidal pools, even take a short hike amongst the beauty of the North Shore. And […]