The Northeast

Bob Hoelscher

Fenway fever

Posted by Bob Hoelscher in The Northeast on May 06, 2011


Instead of a typical September or October tour, I’m going to suggest that group travel planners think a little “outside of the box” and consider a trip to Boston during the spring! Why so early in the year? Let me count the ways!  As soon as Mother Nature waves her magic wand and replaces winter’s…


Most group travel planners are already familiar with, and are sure to include visits to the many historic attractions Boston has to offer: the Freedom Trail, Massachusetts State House, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Bunker Hill, the U.S.S. Constitution, etc. I’m going to suggest, however, that you plan ample time for your group to experience…

Brian Jewell

Feasting on Federal Hill

Posted by Brian Jewell in The Northeast on May 04, 2011


I had one of the most delicious experiences of my life today. With a well known culinary school and a thriving foodie scene, Providence has become one of the new cuisine hotspots on the east coast. Federal Hill, a local neighborhood traditionally occupied by immigrants, is home to 62 great restaurants, many of them Italian….


I’ve always thought that the National Parks Service was one of the greatest ideas to come out of America (you know, besides ‘All men are created equal,’ ‘I have a dream,’ ‘Tear down this wall,’ and all of the other inspirational stuff). But during my daylong visit to the National Mall in Washington, I decided…