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Five Shows You Can’t Miss In Boston This Holiday Season

Five Shows You Can’t Miss In Boston This Holiday Season

Boston at Christmastime…the merry traditions, twinkling lights, colorful markets, and festive performances. The holiday season is a glimpse into this historic city at its most traditional – and most breathtaking. Planning a yuletide getaway to Boston this year? Make sure you center your visit around one of these five cant-miss Holiday...

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How To Spend A Weekend In Boston This Fall

How To Spend A Weekend In Boston This Fall

“Massachusetts has been the wheel within New England, and Boston the wheel within Massachusetts. Boston, therefore, is often called ‘the hub of the world’, since it has been the source and fountain of the ideas that have reared and made America.” ~ Rev. FB Zinckle, Last Winter in the...

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Nine Amazing Spots You Need to See in Nova Scotia This Summer

Nine Amazing Spots You Need to See in Nova Scotia This Summer

Nova Scotia MAY be the perfect summer vacation destination! Miles upon miles of scenic hiking and driving just begging to be explored! Canada’s most relaxing and uncrowded beaches imploring you to grab a towel and a good book. Award-winning craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries that appeal to sippers and...

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Our Seven Favorite Destinations for a Maine Lobster Roll

Our Seven Favorite Destinations for a Maine Lobster Roll

The Maine Lobster. Once offered up to servants as “poor man’s food” hundreds of years ago – sweet Maine lobster is now desired all over the world. The ocean delicacy is perfect steamed, sauteed, grilled, fried, baked and stuffed. Or, simply served up chilled on a roll with a little...

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Travel Aboard the Great Dome Car!

Travel Aboard the Great Dome Car!

This summer and fall, an amazing opportunity awaits travelers aboard the Amtrak Downeaster – the Great Dome Car is back! Connecting Boston, Massachusetts and Brunswick, Maine four times daily between August 11 and September 23, the Great Dome Car will offer a view of Northern New England like few...

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Five Instagram Accounts We Are Loving Right Now

Five Instagram Accounts We Are Loving Right Now

A picture is STILL worth a thousand words…and over a BILLION members of Instagram agree! But with so many accounts available – where do you start? We’d love for you to follow us (@DowneasterPackages) – but there are so many other fantastic follows. From a rolling boot right out...

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Six Can’t-Miss Boston Theater Events in 2018

Six Can’t-Miss Boston Theater Events in 2018

The Boston theater scene is HOT right now. After New York and London, many consider Boston to be a MUST VISIT city when planning a theater getaway. The last few years have only added to the allure with world-famous shows like Wicked, Kinky Boots and Waitress all playing to...

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