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Weekend Getaway in Portland Maine

Guide to a weekend getaway in Portland, Maine

By Very Local Staff / May 13, 2022

Catch your very own lobsters, sample donuts and oysters, and take a selfie with Bigfoot in this booming New England seaport.

Boston Rob’s Guide to East Boston

By Very Local Staff / April 29, 2022

Join Rob Mariano to explore some of the hidden gems that East Boston has to offer.  East Boston, a melting pot of cuisines and cultures, is known for its vibrant neighborhoods, some of Boston’s most diverse eateries and the best waterfront views the city has to offer. (And, of course, Logan Airport.) Learn more about […]

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Guide to a weekend getaway in Newport, R.I.

By Very Local Staff / April 19, 2022

Catch the perfect sunset after learning to sail or riding the rails. Devour a cheeseboard al fresco, sip on a cool drink poolside, or slide into a booth at a classic Italian restaurant. This is Newport.

Finding Adventure in Sacramento: Survival Skills, Falconry and Windsurfing

By Very Local Staff / April 19, 2022

What is Finding Adventure? Finding Adventure is a Very Local original series about unique outdoor adventures in cities across the U.S. Join host Kinga Philipps as she travels across the country to help individuals break out of their comfort zones and explore the outdoors. Along the way, Kinga challenges each guest to try new things […]

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Guide to a Weekend Getaway in Cape Cod

By Very Local Staff / April 14, 2022

Let a naughty mermaid be your guide to a finger-licking, dune-humping, lobster-rolling, ghost-hunting good time in this charming and historic seaside community.

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Finding Adventure in Orlando: Paddleboarding, ATV Riding & Shark Diving

By Very Local Staff / April 13, 2022

Join host Kinga Philipps as she travels across the country to help individuals break out of their comfort zones and explore the outdoors. Along the way, Kinga challenges each guest to try new things and to experience how stepping outside of the norm can be scary, but ultimately amazing and transformative.

Guide to a Weekend Getaway in Salem

By Very Local Staff / April 4, 2022

Meet real witches, eavesdrop on a psychic reading and indulge your sweet tooth at America’s oldest candy company. The magic happens in Salem, Massachusetts.

Finding Adventure in Stockton: Exploring Caves, Mountain Biking and Fly Fishing

By Very Local Staff / April 4, 2022

Ivan Gomez is on a weight loss journey, but it’s one that’s been limited to exercising in his home. Kinga meets Ivan in Stockton, CA to show him how the outdoors can be a personal gym for body, mind and spirit.

Eat, Play, Stay: Seaside, Florida

By Very Local Staff / April 4, 2022

All-American hot dogs, a selfie museum, and ‘The Truman Show’ filming locations.

Plate It, Pittsburgh! Breakfast for Dinner

By Very Local Staff / April 4, 2022

Chef Nissa’a Stallworth and Chef Joey Hilty test their limits as they work to put a dinner twist on the most important meal of the day.