Best Skiing Near Boston

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This winter has been a rough one for most of the United States, with sub-zero temperatures in many cities and a fair share of snow fall all around. However, when this gets you down, just remember that without the snow and the cold, some of the most exhilarating sports in existence wouldn’t be possible. Skiers and snowboarders, rejoice! New England is a haven for skiers, and just about everyone in all five states has made their way down a snow-covered slope at least once in their lives. However, contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to go far outside Boston to find some spectacular ski trails. There are many mountains within just two hours of Boston, and some quite a bit closer! This is good news for those carrying a Go Select  Boston pass, as that means you can combine a ski … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights in Boston

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Nothing quite ignites the spirit of the holiday season like those twinkling lights strung along houses, trees, and everywhere in-between. Boston displays their reverence for this most beloved time of the year by equipping some of the most esteemed, populous areas with timeless holiday lights to inspire feelings of nostalgia and sentiment to travelers of all ages. Faneuil Hall: As a Bostonian, one of the displays I anticipate most is when the long line of once barren winter trees become majestic works of wintery art. The array of trees surrounding this historical shopping and dining hub are enough to enlighten and excite even the most stubborn of Scrooge-types. This year's tree-lighting ceremony lands on Saturday, November 23rd at 7:30pm - the perfect ending to a fun-filled day of … [Read more...]