Sunday Stroll Along Fan Pier

Walk Along Fan Pier in Boston

Why is it that waking up early on the weekend is SO easy but during the week I feel like a walking zombie?! This past Sunday was no different, I was wide awake before 7 am so my husband and I decided to drive into Boston and take a Sunday stroll along Fan Pier.  The Seaport is easily one of my favorite spots in the city since it’s right on the water.

The drive only took 15 minutes with no traffic and we found street parking. Also, did I mention it was FREE since it was a Sunday?! Another reason I love this area is because it is super quiet on the weekends since it is mostly commercial. There are a lot of residential buildings going up but I think city people sleep late on the weekends! 😉

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Frankenstein Cliffs and Arethusa Falls

One of the benefits of living in Massachusetts is its close proximity to the beautiful and relaxing mountains of New Hampshire.  My husband and I make the 3 1/2 hour journey, with a few pit stops in between, to Jackson at least a few times a year.  If you have never been to Jackson then you need to go! It is so close to our most recent adventure, Frankenstein Cliffs and Arethusa Falls. It is the most relaxing and quaint little town I have ever seen with ski clubs, delicious restaurants, art  museums, and even a puzzle store! I love being away from the loud sounds and distractions of the city and breathing in the fresh air.

Arethusa Falls and Frankenstein Cliffs

Last year I bought  my husband a guide book on the best hikes in the White Mountains. I love this book because it gives details on the best paths to take and the difficulty. Now I’ll admit, I’m definitely not in the best shape of my life. Especially compared to how fit I was when we hiked Tuckerman’s Ravine a few years ago. So we decided on Crawford Notch with Arethusa Falls and the Frankenstein Cliffs. The hike was only 5 miles, considered moderate difficulty, and offered beautiful views of the tallest waterfall in the state.

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