The 10 best Massachusetts day trips in state and beyond, perfect for hiking, shopping, scenic views

As the temperatures rise and school lets out for the summer, it’s a good time to find new places to explore.

Whether those day trips take you to the Berkshires, out east to the shore or to another New England state, each one of these has its own charm perfect for anyone looking to get away.

Will your summer take you to any of these locations?

Purgatory Chasm State Reservation

Town: Sutton, MA

Purgatory Chasm is a unique natural state reservation landmark offering endless ways to explore the outdoors. “Follow trails to rock formations such as The Corn Crib, The Coffin and Lovers’ Leap. After exploration, settle down for an afternoon picnic,” wrote about the park. There is a parking fee to state residents for $5 and $20 for out of state. Inside the park, patrons have access to grilling, restrooms, a playground, picnic areas and the visitors

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Amazon Delivered to the Wrong Address? Here’s What You Need To Do

When it comes to online shopping at Amazon, there is nothing more frustrating than the anticipation of something really cool being delivered, getting the notification that it’s arrived, only to open to your front door and find nothing but cobwebs and a pair of old tennis shoes your wife has been begging you to throw away. So what next? Here’s exactly what you need to do if Amazon delivered your package to the wrong address and it goes missing.

Amazon Delivered to the Wrong Address? Here's What You Need To Do

First, How Do You Know Amazon Delivered to the Wrong Address?

The answer is fairly straight-forward but worth running through.

The most obvious way is if you get an alert that your Amazon package was delivered but it hasn’t shown up at your doorstep or mailbox.

Sometimes these “arrival alerts” get sent out prematurely so it’s worth waiting at least 24 hours to see if your package shows up.

If it

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Virginia Men’s Tennis Advances to NCAA Finals With 5-0 Sweep Over Tennessee

It’s official – the Virginia Cavaliers will play for a national championship. 

No. 7 seed UVA swept No. 6 seed Tennessee 5-0 in dominant fashion in the semifinals of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship on Saturday at the Atkins Tennis Center in Champaign, Illinois. Virginia advances to the championship match against No. 8 seed Kentucky on Sunday at 4pm. 

In doubles action, Gianni Ross and Jeffrey von der Schulenburg took down Mark Wallner and Johannus Monday 6-3 and then Ryan Goetz and Inaki Montes clinched the doubles point for Virginia with a 6-2 win on court 2 over Emile Hudd and Shunsuke Mitsui. 

Ross picked up a straight-set 6-1, 6-4 victory over Angel Diaz on court 5 to begin singles competition. No. 45 Jeffrey von der Schulenburg followed that up with a well-earned 7-5, 7-6 victory over No. 74 Emile Hudd on court 3 to give the Cavaliers a 3-0

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I’m a fashion guru – the five trends short girls should ALWAYS avoid and why you should never buy low-rise jeans

FINDING the perfect outfit is hard enough when you’re short.

But there are some trends that you should avoid if you don’t want to make yourself look even shorter as well.


Low rise jeans are a big no if you’re shortCredit: YouTube/@ Dearly Bethany

Luckily, this fashion whizz, who goes by Dearly Bethany online, shared some of the things you’re a bit vertically challenged.

Avoid low-rise

Just because low-rise jeans might be making a comeback doesn’t mean you have to wear them.

In fact, they’re the last thing you should wear if your legs are on the shorter side.

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Bethany says: “Stick to high-rise bottoms which will lengthen your legs.

“If you feel swallowed whole in high-rise, then a mid-rise should be the lowest that you go.”

Mid-calf boots

While you can probably forget about this trend altogether during the summer months, it’s something that you should steer

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