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Fall Bucket List 2023: Bring On the Autumnal Splendor!

I’m so excited for all the glorious fall activities I’ve planned for autumn 2023! Here’s my Fall Bucket List for 2023! What’s on yours? Free treat for you (no trick!)! This post will update as the season progresses.
Mount Washington Cog Railway steam engine from 1908 with a blue railway car on top of mount washington

Ride the Mount Washington Cog Railway, New Hampshire

Ride the Mount Washington Cog Railway to the top of the highest peak in the Northeastern US! This post includes everything you need to take this breathtaking journey. This is a day trip in New Hampshire’s White Mountains that you’ll be talking about for years to come. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Portland Head Light is the most beautiful of the lighthouses of Portland, Maine. Image shows the lighthouse and hout buildings, jutting out on a rocky ledge with the sea below

Take a Day Trip to the Lighthouses of Portland, Maine

In addition to incredible dining and a charming Old Port, Portland, Maine, also boasts gorgeous lighthouses. Take yourself on (or book) a tour of these lonely landmarks on the coast and transport yourself to yesteryear. Steeped in history and lore, this is a day trip you'll remember. With map. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Ice Castles lit up at night. Image shows Ice structure lit up blue, purple, and pink against the night sky

Ice Castles: A Magical Adventure in New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Experience the magic of Ice Castles in New Hampshire’s White Mountains! Hand-built ice towers delight guests young and old. Take a ride on a horse-drawn sleigh and walk through an enchanted forest. Don’t miss this wonderful annual event! Post includes tips for getting the most out of your adventure.
Swift River, the White Mountains of New Hampshire

The Sea & the Mountains: My Week in New England

New England does not disappoint when it comes to variety, which my travels to visit family and friends this past week showcased. I splashed in the ocean in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, and my ears popped (and my jaw dropped) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Both locations make for lovely day trips/overnights from Boston, so I thought I’d share.