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  • Get a New Look at Old Faves and Hidden Gems with Boston Harbor Cruises

    Get a New Look at Old Faves and Hidden Gems with Boston Harbor Cruises0

    By Melissa Shaw One if by land, two if by sea is Boston’s most famous phrase, and this summer families should choose the latter for a fun, new way to see the city and its well-known landmarks, as well as learn about hidden gems and fascinating history. Operating out of the city’s legendary Long Wharf,

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  • Dads by Day, Blue by Night

    Dads by Day, Blue by Night0

    By Melissa Shaw It’s hard to find fathers more colorful than Jason McLin and Adam Erdossy. Members of Blue Man Group, they have a cool Boston office, the 180-year-old Charles Playhouse — the Theatre District’s oldest — and whenever their children (two girls for McLin and a son for Erdossy) come to hang out at

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  • Blue Man Group: A Family- Friendly Favorite

    Blue Man Group: A Family- Friendly Favorite0

    Blue Man Group has been performing nonstop on Warrenton Street for two decades, and the show’s longevity has allowed it to extend to generations, kids, and a very special annual audience. On any given night, the 505-seat theatre could be packed with any age or background, a testament to its universal appeal. The show is

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  • Your 2017 Massachusetts Beach Guide

    Your 2017 Massachusetts Beach Guide0

    With over 1,500 miles of shoreline, Massachusetts boasts some of the country’s most scenic family beaches. Visit old favorites or make new ones with the information provided below. Chatham Cockle Cove Beach, Taylors Pond Road. Lifeguards, restrooms. $20 daily parking, $75 weekly parking, $175 seasonal sticker. Forest Beach, Forest Beach Road. No restrooms. Limited free

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  • Your 2017 Massachusetts Splash Park Guide

    Your 2017 Massachusetts Splash Park Guide0

    Need to cool off? Here are a few of our favorite wonderful water-full destinations, including waterparks, splash and spray parks, and public swimming pools. Agawam: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, 1623 Main St. Water park. General admission $45.99 and up, children 2 and under free, discounts available online. 413-786-9300. sixflags.com/newengland. Attleboro: George I. Spatcher Memorial Pool,

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  • 14 Top Tips for Traveling With Baby

    14 Top Tips for Traveling With Baby3

    By Lisa Furuland Vacationing with a baby? Don’t panic! Whether you’re headed to a beach getaway or a low-key but busy stay with extended family, the best thing you can do to ensure a stress-free vacation is to plan ahead. Here are some tried-and-true tips for traveling with babies and toddlers. Airplane travel Fear of airplane

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