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Take a Walk At Walden Pond in Concord, MA

The most obvious solution is to skip that lot and take a walk The lot at Walden Pond is awfully convenient if you’ve got a family that includes little kids and all the stuff they can’t carry. But it’s definitely not the only place to park if you’re willing to walk a bit.  There are […]

Dinosaur Footprints In Holyoke, MA

Just a few minutes past Greenfield lies bucolic Holyoke, MA. And in Holyoke we have found a spot that will surely widen your kids’ eyes. In fact, we recommend not even telling them why you are going to Holyoke just to up the surprise factor when you get out on the trail. Perhaps, add this […]

Green River Swimming and Recreational Center In Greenfield, MA

Here’s a great place for kids to get their first swimming hole experience. No long walk to get to the swimming hole and not sketchy at all, this spot is actually located within Green River Swimming and Recreation Park in Greenfield, MA. There’s a per person use fee ($8 for adults and $6 for kids), but you’ll […]

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, […]

Swimming At Bingham Falls in Stowe, VT

You’ll never forget this: Located off Rte 108 just a bit below the Stowe Ski Resort, Bingham Falls is a quintessential Vermont swimming hole. Park in the turn-around across the street from the trail. You will know you are on the right path because you’ll hear the growing sound of millions of gallons of water. The […]