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Essex Steam Train Santa Special
Nov 25th, 2016 to Dec 28th, 2016
Essex, CT

All aboard the Santa Special Train for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Bring your little ones to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus during a one-hour journey on the Essex Steam Train! Make sure you're camera-ready for that “special moment” when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child. Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations on weekends throughout the holiday season (plus a special train on December 23rd!). Rudolph and some of his reindeer friends will be onboard to spread holiday cheer. Plus, each child will receive a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves!

PRICE: Coach: $20, First class: $40, First Class with Reindeer Breakfast: $55, kids under 1 are free, but must be seated on an adult's lap.

DATES: Fri 11/25, Sat 11/26, Sun 11/27, Sat 12/3, >Sun 12/4, Sat 12/10, Sun 12/11, Sat 12/17, Sun 12/18, Fri 12/23.
Mon 12/26, Tues 12/27, Wed 12/28 are 1 PM & 2:30 PM only

ZooLights at Stone Zoo
Nov 25th, 2016 to Jan 01st, 2017
Stoneham, MA

ZooLights is set to once again dazzle visitors of all ages when it opens for the holiday season. This winter wonderland attracts thousands of visitors each year who get into the holiday spirit by strolling along tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Upon entering Stone Zoo, guests will visit Yukon Creek, which not only features dazzling holiday lights, but is also home to bald eagles, Canada lynx and reindeer. Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to meet one of Stone Zoo’s reindeer up close during the nightly photo opportunities.* Children will want to make sure they visit with Santa, who awaits their arrival in Santa’s Castle.

Dec 02nd, 2016 to Dec 04th, 2016
Provincetown, MA

Enjoy the season in Cape Cod’s liveliest town – a favorite with gay and lesbian travelers. Partake in the Snow Ball, the Holly Folly Inn Stroll, Holly Folly Sing-A-Longs and Holiday Drag Bingo. Lots of fun in a beautiful seaside location with many shops and restaurants.

Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie and Candy Tour
Dec 10th, 2016 to Dec 11th, 2016
Intervale, NH

Each of the 14 inns on the 20th Annual Inn to Inn Cookie & Candy Tour will feature original holiday cookies and candies, along with exquisite decorations offering tour goers the bonus of taking home holiday decorating ideas as well as scrumptious cookie and candy recipes for themselves. The participating inns have developed original recipes for everything from sweet to savory holiday treats, with each inn featuring a new recipe for this year’s tour, so those that return year after year will be treated to new sweet treats! Chosen by editors of New Hampshire Magazine as “The Best Sugar High,” here’s your chance to participate in the ultimate cookie walk.

Ice Skating at Alex and Ani City Center
Jan 01st, 2017 to Mar 18th, 2017
Alex and Ani City Center
Providence, RI

One of New England’s most popular winter destinations, the Skating Center offers a fun, family activity at an affordable price. The 14,000-square-foot skating rink is twice the size of Rockefeller Plaza’s ice rink in New York City! Nearby, you’ll find shopping, restaurants and entertainment at Providence Place.

The Annual Moby Dick Marathon
Jan 06th, 2017 to Jan 08th, 2017
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Moby-Dick Marathon celebrates its annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece with a 2-day program of entertaining activities and events. Since 1995, the Museum has marked the anniversary of Herman Melville’s 1841 departure from the Port of New Bedford and Fairhaven aboard the whale ship Acushnet with this midwinter tradition, which attracts hundreds of Melville enthusiasts from all walks of life.