Day Trips


How To Plan A Day Trip With The Family

There is no need to plan an extensive vacation away from home. With a little research and creative thinking, you will be able to plan the perfect day trip for you and your family.


Walden Pond (Credit: WBZ's Mary Blake)

Walden Pond: Thoreau’s Habitat Draws Thousands Of Visitors A Year

This week’s hot summer weather has had people flocking to their favorite ‘cool down’ spot.


Photo Credit: Ying Liu

Leaf Peeping Season: Massachusetts Foliage Guide

Fall is a lovely time to be in Boston. This guide to Enjoying Fall Foliage will give you plenty of leaf peeping ideas both by car and foot.

CBS Boston–10/01/2012

Photo Credit: Bill Gallery

Guide To Boston Area Pumpkin Picking Patches

If Halloween decorations, gourd based desserts, and a fall road trip are in your future, use this guide to pumpkin picking to help get you started.

CBS Boston–09/12/2012

Photo Credit: The Salem Witch Museum

A Guide To Halloween In Salem

This guide to Halloween in Salem will give you ideas for celebrating Halloween and learning more about things that go bump in the night.

CBS Boston–09/05/2012

Spectacle Island (credit: The Boston Harbor Association)

Planning A Visit To The Boston Harbor Islands

Boston’s newest destination is a day trip to The Harbor Islands, now a National Park. Just a quick ferry trip from the city, it makes a great family day trip.

CBS Boston–07/09/2011