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New England

  • Outside the South

    Plymouth Rock

    If there is one thing you remember from your American History classes, it is Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower. Plymouth Rock is traditionally recognized as the disembarkation site of Pilgrims in the…

  • Southern Exhilaration | Portland Head Lighthouse
    Outside the South

    Portland Head Lighthouse

    Portland, Maine Is home to six different lighthouses within a 20-minute drive of downtown. One of these is the state’s oldest, Portland Head Lighthouse. Construction on Portland Head Lighthouse began in 1787…

  • Outside the South

    Eat + Drink: The Holy Donut

    There are a lot of reasons to visit Portland, Maine. My personal favorites being the lighthouses, lobster rolls, and the delicious donuts found at The Holy Donut. The donuts found at The…

  • Outside the South

    Thar She Blows!

    Climb aboard another era with the largest maritime museum in the country, Mystic Seaport. Located along the Mystic River, this museum boasts a recreated New England coastal village as well as America’s oldest commercial…

  • Outside the South

    This Old House {Connecticut Edition}

    The next time you visit Connecticut swing through Guilford. This New Haven suburb, located along the Long Island Sound, boasts a rich history. Located just off the town’s Green sits Connecticut’s oldest…

  • Outside the South

    Throw Tea into the Sea

    History-driven, touristy places are abundant in Boston, Massachusetts. So if you are not sure where to start, I recommend the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. The museum recommends purchasing tickets in advance,…

  • Outside the South

    Gateway to Maine {York, ME}

    During a recent visit to New England,  we decided to cross another state off my list, and took a road trip to Maine! We spent Saturday in York. It is exactly what you…