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The Tingo Team would like to wish our home team, the Boston Red Sox, good luck in the World Series! This season, the team rallied from last place in its division to first place in the league—we couldn't be more proud!
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For the ultimate haunted Halloween, you must visit Salem, MA. Travelers flock from all over to visit Salem for the biggest Halloween party in America. Spooky Salem hosts haunted houses, historic landmarks, plenty of hotels and B&Bs, great restaurants, ghost tours, and a variety of other Halloween happenings.
One of our favorite Salem attractions is the House of the Seven Gables. It's the oldest surviving 17th-century mansion in New England, and it inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel—not to mention admission is free! The Peabody Essex Museum is fascinating as well, and the Salem Witch Trials Memorial is a fitting tribute to visit especially during the Halloween season.
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Sometimes winter activities can really break the bank, but not in Boston! New England weather is cold, but staying indoors to shop can get expensive quickly. Grab your hat and mittens—we've come up with five fun alternatives for under $50!
Skating on the Frog Pond is a Boston classic, but it must not be overlooked. This frozen gem in the middle of Boston Common provides endless fun and is a must-do while in the city. Circling around the ice, learning to skate for the first time, or racing your skilled competitors is always enjoyable. Enjoy an après-skate hot chocolate from the Frog Pond Cafè or try our personal favorite, the Belgian waffles with maple syrup. Adults skate for $5 and children under 13 years old are free! If you need them, rental skates for adults cost $9 and for kids cost $5. Lockers are also available to keep your valuables safe while you show off your skills.
While you're in the area, grab your toboggan and head to Flagstaff Hill. Found near the baseball diamond on Boston Common, this hill is a local favorite. The best part about it? It's free!