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Travel & Outdoors

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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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Boston’s Best Off-Leash Dog Areas

Boston’s off-leash dog parks offer dogs and their people a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some time together to socialize, play and meet new friends. Here are some of our top picks for you and your pooch.

08/10/2013

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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 The South Shore

Discover the pleasure of a summer hike without the crowds along the South Shore.

CBS Boston–07/27/2013

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Best Rafting And Tubing Near Boston

Whether by raft or tube, everyone can enjoy the adventure that will unfold. There are many places less than a two hours’ drive outside of Boston that will offer you options for both tubing and rafting.

07/20/2013

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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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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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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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