Summer in Massachusetts

by Sarah Louise Burlhis April 13, 2016

Summer is a wonderful season and it's almost here! The weather will be warm, the days are getting longer, school will be out, and many people will take vacation. When you live in New England, you don’t have to travel far to have a great summer adventure. I asked my fellow Hebert colleagues about their summer plans and was very inspired.

One Hebert sports enthusiast is looking forward to going to Fenway Park in Boston to watch the Red Sox play America’s pastime. Nothing says “summer” like baseball.

Last summer, a Hebert hiker conquered the epic Mount Washington with her family. If you love hiking but can’t make it all the way to New Hampshire, Wachusett Mountain in Princeton is a great place to hit the trails, plus they have all kinds of fun events during the summer. 

I don’t think it’s possible to grow up in New England without traveling back in time to the 1830s with your family or friends to Old Sturbridge Village at least once. This living history museum is constantly doing different things; no 2 visits are the same!

A Hebert art connoisseur really enjoys the beauty of deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. It’s an incredibly unique place with both permanent and temporary exhibits.

And of course, our Candy Mansion right here in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts is a great place to bring your family this summer. In addition to the sweet experience of visiting our store (which includes an ice cream sundae bar), we are thrilled to be bringing back our outdoor ice cream window! It’s the perfect treat to cool off on a summer day, and it will stay open when Cruzzin’ Dreams has their car shows. Or if you’re looking for a structured activity to do with a whole group of children, our candy camps are a great place for the kids to learn some chocolate history and make some candy crafts.

 Summer is almost here in Massachusetts, it’s time to have some fun!



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