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Boston Area’s Best Outdoor Fall Dates

For those looking for the best outdoor dates during the autumn season around Boston, all it takes is a little imagination and an adventurous spirit.

08/24/2013

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Best Last Minute Labor-Day Vacation Spots Within Driving Distance Of Boston

Avoid the crowds, hop in the car and head to one of these nearby vacation spots within driving distance of Boston for Labor Day weekend.

08/17/2013

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Nantucket Considered One Of Best Stargazing Spots On East Coast

The Director of Astronomy at the Mariah Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket has a suggestion for Island visitors: “Look up at the night sky, wherever and whenever you can.”

08/13/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Places For Stargazing

The Perseids meteor shower occurs August 10-13, so don’t miss your chance to have an unobstructed view. Head out to one of Boston’s best places for stargazing.

08/03/2013

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Best Hiking Trails On Cape Cod & The Islands

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get fit at the same time. If you’re planning a trip to Cape Cod or any of its islands this summer, keep in mind that there is plenty of space not just for swimming and sunbathing but also for hiking.

07/13/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Most Affordable Golf Courses

If you’re looking to get your daily dose of iron on nine holes, local, avid golfers strongly recommend this list of Boston’s most affordable public golf courses.

CBS Boston–07/06/2013

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Best Family Day Trips From Boston For Under $100

Don’t worry about going over budget with these day trips. Pack the car and have some fun for under $100.

CBS Boston–06/29/2013

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All Things Travel: 3 Month Callahan Tunnel Closure Will Have Major Impacts

The closing of the Callahan Tunnel for three months next January will be a big deal.

06/24/2013

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Best Paintball Arenas Around Boston

Put on your creative camouflage gear, paint your face and practice your battle cry. Here are the top five paintball sites in the area.

CBS Boston–06/22/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Landscapers

Leave the lawn care to the experts. These are Boston’s best landscapers.

06/15/2013

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America’s Best Gardens and Parks

Pictures of the Aurora Borealis as seen from the summit of Mount Washington, NH on the night of November 13-14, 2012. (Photo Credit/Mt. Washington Observatory)

Aurora Borealis From Mt. Washington Observatory

Pictures of the Aurora Borealis as seen from the summit of Mount Washington, NH on the night of November 13-14, 2012.

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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