Biking and Hiking

New England Summer Family Travel Attraction Idea #1: the Minuteman Bikeway

The free 11-mile Minuteman Bikeway spans the western Boston, Mass., suburbs of Cambridge, Arlington, Lexington and Bedford.  A former railway, this family-oriented 11-mile bike path is perfect for bicycling, walking,  jogging and  in-line skating. The untouched scenic land, historic sites and…

Blue Hills Reservation Near Boston Impresses With Many Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

Hard to believe that only 20 minutes from bustling downtown Boston, Mass., is the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Blue Hills Reservation with 125 miles of trails over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham and Milton to Randolph. With…

Explore the Neponset River Watershed Near Boston

Explore the Neponset River Watershed Near Boston

Suburban life does not always offer the wide, open green spaces that were once the promise of these cities and towns within proximity of the city. With rampant industrial, commercial and residential development in many of our communities, these natural…

Natural Scenery Abounds At Borderland State Park, Easton, Mass.

Natural Scenery Abounds At Borderland State Park, Easton, Mass.

The 1,570 acre Borderland State Park in Easton and Sharon, Mass., offers a nature’s paradise for light recreational activities like walking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing and in the winter sledding, ice skating and cross country skiing. Just a $2.00 parking…

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