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We happen to believe that we live in the best little corner of the world.  We work here, live here, and help other people find their homes here!  The four seasons are often celebrated, but Summer is a special part of the year when us New Englanders get to go out and play.

Here’s a list of some great activities for the whole family, whether you want to get away for a weekend or need some rainy-day options.


Lions & tigers & bears…oh my! Zoos are a great day trip for the whole family and we have some great zoos in our area.

Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon

Franklin Park Zoo in Boston

Stone Zoo in Stoneham

Animal Adventures in Bolton

York’s Wild Kingdom in York, Maine


It’s summer, so of course, going to the beach is a must. We break down some great beaches in a few different areas.

Boston area beaches:

Carson Beach & M Street Beach in South Boston 

Constitution Beach in East Boston

Lovells Island, Boston Harbor Islands

New Hampshire Lakes Region Beaches

From Lake Winnipesaukee to White Lake, there are dozens of public beaches all along the shores of the incredible lakes in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. The total list of public beaches can be found here! 



If a day trip just isn’t long enough, here are some great weekend getaways for a change of scenery!

Great Wolf Lodge

Red Jacket Resorts (Cape Cod & North Conway, NH)

Foxwoods Casino

Mohegan Sun

Omni Mount Washington Resort in North Conway, NH

Adventure Suites in North Conway, NH 

Anchorage Inn in York Beach, ME

Time flies when you’re having fun, and summer has just begun! You have plenty of time to go away for a weekend or two, or try out a new activity!

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