The muse in the mountains: Berkshire hills provide inspiration
We recently decided to explore two particular places that have influenced some prominent writers: Mount Greylock, in 1898 the very first state park established by the legislature, and Monument Mountain.
Eat well and remember your summer camp days fondly
Camp aims to transport guests to the summer camp of their childhoods, with bunkhouse décor and comfort foods such as “camp crackers,” buttermilk fried chicken, and an updated take on s’mores.
Facing history: From Charlottesville to Berlin
There’s a lot we can learn from Germany at this particular moment in time, as we debate public monuments, their symbolism, and what place they have in today’s America.
The VIP Lounge with Brian Rosenworcel of Guster
He loves Gloucester for its beaches, even if that answer makes it seem like he’s sucking up.
Porter Airlines offered me 2 ‘free’ nights at a hotel, but I just wanted to go home
After Evelyn Morton’s flight from Toronto to Washington, D.C., is canceled, Porter Airlines offers to put her in a hotel for two days. She has a better idea, but will Porter go for it?
Here, there, and everywhere: Gadgets and more for travelers
Head to the annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival — or maybe to the Grand Canyon now that he crowds are gone.
If you go . . . Monument Mountain and Mount Greylock
You can hike Monument Mountain at any time, but if you want to experience something special, join a group of enthusiasts to recreate the famous picnic hike on which Hawthorne and Melville met for the first time.
How do you choose which travel reward credit card is for you?
Each year, NextAdvisor.com conducts an in-depth analysis of travel rewards credit cards. Here’s what they found.
A night in a lighthouse keeper’s house is the ultimate getaway
Last year, the Essex National Heritage Commission started offering one-night stays at the Bakers Island Light Station.
Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly
When it’s the offseason, bring on the craft beers and the bad food. Preferably in Maui.
Maine event: Take a ghost tour in Bar Harbor
If you take an evening stroll with Bar Harbor Ghost Tours, you’ll hear about ghosts, monsters, and giants haunting the historic seaport village.
Boston couple travels full time, and gets paid to do it, thanks to Instagram
Turns out, though, that the life of a travel Instagrammer involves more than just filters and freebies.
How can you earn a little cash with your vacation photos?
Microstock is a community-driven facet of stock photography that allows photographers of all levels to submit their work for profit.
Here, there, and everywhere
Art, scream fests, and go-anywhere travel dresses.
It’s tea time in Provincetown
The Captain’s Daughters teamed up with Happy Camper — the donut-slinging sibling of the Canteen — to create tea-laced sweets for the shop.
Making his mark on the family movie house
Max Clayton took over the Leavitt Theatre from his father, and he’s transformed the back into a bar and restaurant that’s keeping the place hopping until 1 a.m.
Wrong address on my Airbnb rental — can I get a refund?
Karen Wall bails on her Airbnb Paris rental after her host switches apartments and she can’t access the unit early. Does she deserve a refund?
Norwegian shifts its French Caribbean routes from Logan to T.F. Green
It’s possible to easily get from Boston to the airport in Providence with a little more time — and money.
Here’s my love letter to the Caribbean. What’s yours?
In the comments, we hope you will tell us about a special place in Irma’s path you might be worried about.
Up on the roof with a beverage — because why should pigeons have all the fun?
Hang on to the waning days of summer at one of the city’s stellar rooftop bars.
A look at AMC’s stunning new Maine lodge
Today, the completely off-the-grid lodge, with its nine private cabins and waterfront pavilion, offers a stunning and low-impact setting for outdoor adventures by the shore of Second Roach Pond.
You’re the engine for this ride on the rails
Rail Explorers launched in Rhode Island in April, and 13,000-plus riders have come aboard so far.
Fun on the water is not over: Just check out the Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race
Kinetic sculpture racing has been called “the triathlon of the art world.” It’s part sport, part obstacle course, and part theatrical production.
A fresh batch of Napa winemakers barrel into new territory
A group of young, upstart winemakers get creative in an otherwise traditional area.
The news had us looking back, so we headed South on a civil rights tour
We made stops in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Atlanta. It was a moving experience for the whole family.
NYC museum putting the focus on women
The Center for Women’s History is the first of its kind within a major American museum.
The VIP Lounge with Andi Dorfman
Many viewers of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” reality TV shows remember Andi Dorfman for telling off suitor Juan Pablo Galavis and calling him out for his pat line: “It’s OK.”
If you go . . . to Napa Valley
Even if you don’t go, you can still order many of these wines online.
Here, there, and everywhere
It’s beer, beer, and more beer.
Mystic, Conn., luring foodies with a booming restaurant scene
In the last few years, the old whaling port has become a destination for foodies and a blessing for locals who crave variety and creativity in what they eat.
Does B&B stand for blah and bummer? One man’s stand against breakfast with strangers.
With awkward conversations, questionable decor, and limited privacy, a stay at a B&B hardly feels like a vacation.
Here, there, and everywhere
Who says wilderness trekking needs to be uncomfortable? Plus, learn about local fish and the festival at the farm.
Jetblue’s Mint class is the most refreshing seat in the skies
There’s good news for fans of Jetblue’s business class category, called Mint. The airline is expanding the number of Mint flights out of Boston next year.
A $2,000 night at New England’s top resort. Is it worth it?
I was paying $100 an hour to stay at the resort that Travel + Leisure recently ranked top in the Northeast, number five in the United States, and 15 in the world.
The VIP Lounge: Deena Jalal
We caught up with the creator of FoMu ice cream to talk about all things travel.
Wright’s many contributions — including a gas station — celebrated in Buffalo
Master architect Frank Lloyd Wright would have been 150 years old this year on June 8, and all around the country communities with properties designed by him are commemorating his legacy.
Check-in: Commune with girlfriends (and goats) at new Gurney’s Newport Resort
If you’re planning any kind of girls getaway, Newport is a great fit. A fun, waterfront base for these adventures: the recently launched Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina on Goat Island.
Adventurers at heart: Couple undeterred by honeymoon from hell
Holly Fitzgerald has published a jaw-dropper of a debut travel memoir: “Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon’s Relentless Madre de Dios.”
Vermont’s waterways are a paddler’s paradise
These locations are prime for paddling in the Green Mountain State.
Skip the stress: Elope at these inns
There will even be photos to prove you’re hitched.
The bridges of Franklin County: Handhewn icons of transportation recall a can-do culture
Franklin County’s five remaining spans form a nice cluster that links up in a drive of slightly more than 53 miles on back roads.
Orbitz makes it easier to visit the filming sites of favorite shows and movies
Click on a location on the interactive map or search out a movie or television show you are interested in and find everything from a recap of the show, recommendations for where to stay and eat, how to get around, and specific directions to filming locations.
The VIP Lounge | Mookie Betts
The VIP Lounge with Mookie Betts
We caught up with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts to talk about all things travel.
A train lover takes the bus: Can’t beat the price for BOS-NYC bus, but what about the user experience?
As much as Amtrak remains the workhorse on the BOS-NYC route, claiming more riders between the two cities than all the airlines combined, travel by bus is growing.
Where to get an ice cream treat for your hot dog
Here’s the scoop on where to get a treat for your panting pooch, and where you’ll be begging for your own cone or sundae.
Does social media make it miserable to be a flight attendant? We asked.
Passengers’ ability to complain — loudly, publicly, and instantly, thanks to social media — means on-the-job altercations have become increasingly stressful for airline staff. But there’s also a benefit to the immediate feedback.