Backyard Tourist

Backyard Tourist: Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Brianne Miers - September 29, 2016
Main Street of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Each year when my dad and I attend the Green River Music Festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, we look for new places to explore on our way to or from my home in Boston. Together we’ve wandered around some of my favorite Massachusetts towns including Concord and Northampton, and once, after spending the night in Brattleboro, Vermont, we took a scenic drive home through New Hampshire.

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Backyard Tourist: Exploring Boston’s North End

Brianne Miers - March 26, 2015
Paul Revere House in the North End of Boston

As an adult, I’ve lived in some pretty cool cities – Boulder, Colorado; Washington, DC; and now, Boston – vacation destinations for many. As such, my friends and family have always assumed that I’ve spent all of my free time skiing in Colorado, exploring museums in DC and wandering the Freedom Trail here in Boston. Not quite. I like to say that no matter where you live, you still need …

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