Outdoors with Kids Boston: 100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City

Outdoors with Kids Boston: 100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City

by Kim Foley MacKinnon
     
 
With parks and reservations, islands and woods, beaches and sanctuaries, the Boston area is the perfect place to get the entire family outside and active close to home. This new, information-packed guide from the outdoors experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club focuses on 100 close-to-home outdoor experiences in and around the city. With tips and tricks, safety and

Overview

With parks and reservations, islands and woods, beaches and sanctuaries, the Boston area is the perfect place to get the entire family outside and active close to home. This new, information-packed guide from the outdoors experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club focuses on 100 close-to-home outdoor experiences in and around the city. With tips and tricks, safety and planning information, and educational activity ideas, Outdoors with Kids Boston is the perfect resource for busy parents, particularly those looking to get started in enjoying the outdoors. There’s even a “Plan B” for each destination, in case finicky weather or restless kids put original plans on hold.

Inside You’ll Find
• 100 outdoor destinations for families
• At-a-Glance Trip Planner to help you find the trip that’s right for you
• Detailed maps showing restrooms, parking areas, and highlights
• GPS coordinates and public transportation directions
• Trip planning and safety tips, including advice on keeping kids excited and engaged
• Icons that tell you which destinations are good for swimming, camping, and biking
• Fun activity ideas and educational essays

Editorial Reviews

Joyce Kulhawik, Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment critic
“This is an extraordinarily extensive, easy-to-use, eye-opening guide to every outdoor family activity one could imagine in and around Boston. Foley MacKinnon has done the work—all we have to do is have the fun!”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014492270
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
05/03/2012
Series:
AMC Outdoors with Kids , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
20 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Kim Foley MacKinnon is a Boston-based editor, journalist, and travel writer—and the mother of a teenage daughter. She has written four guidebooks and contributed to several others.

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