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Harvard Bridge and The Charles River Esplanade, Best of Boston

When I’m traveling I love getting to some vantage point where I can see the skyline, the heartbeat of the city. The best place to do that in Boston was from the center of Harvard Bridge [Massachusetts Ave and Beacon … Continue reading

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Arnold Arboretum, Best of Boston

I can’t spend too much time in a city before I have the urge to get back into nature. Lucky for me, Fredrick Law Olmsted has designed many green spaces around American cities. One of them is the Arnold Arboretum … Continue reading

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Best of Syracuse: Onondaga Lake Park

Known as the ‘Central Park of Central New York,’ Onondaga Lake Park [106 Lake Drive, Liverpool, NY 13088] has got a lot going on. Just minutes from downtown Syracuse dense streets give way to green grass and an expansive lake. … Continue reading

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Best of Thousand Islands: Clayton

Clatyon is another little town in the Thousand Islands region. Not quite as busy as Alexandria Bay, but that certainly adds to the charm of it. Although there is a huge hotel on the waterfront, and surely the wave like … Continue reading

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Best of Thousand Islands: Walking over the Thousand Islands Bridge

The Thousand Islands region is made up of 1,864 islands splattered on the Saint Lawrence River between the U.S.-Canadian border. It is a terribly scenic region worth the trip up north, 3½ hours from Albany. With islands come bridges. A … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Capital Region: Thompson’s Lake and Brown’s Beach

Labor Day is late this year and the weather is just perfect for one more week of swimming! Last summer I frequented Grafton and Moreau for my upstate lake swimming. This summer I took advantage of Thompson’s Lake and Brown’s … Continue reading

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OMI Sculpture Park

Rolling fields sprinkled with thought provoking art, the OMI International Arts Center [1405 Co Rte 22, Ghent, NY 12075] in Columbia County’s Ghent is a must see. I never know how to pronounce the name, is it oh-me, or ah-mi, … Continue reading

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