Harding House Happenings Blog

Experience the natural, historical and cultural riches of Cambridge and Boston while enjoying the hospitality, service and comfortable lodging at Harding House B&B.

Our Harding House Happenings team knows Cambridge and the surrounding areas. Through our local networks we find the best events, quirky and new, world class and traditional.  Enjoy our travel tips, personal recommendation and resources. We are always happy to hear about what you need and want to know before you visit or after your stay in Our Fair City!
During your stay at Harding House, our knowledgeable Front Desk staff is there to offer additional information.

Harding House Happenings


Welcome Students! Welcome Parents! …..Welcome cooler weather! ……and pumpkin-flavored everything! We are so happy to have you in the northeast and specifically welcome you to our city of Cambridge! It never ceases to amaze me how different the city is starting September 1st. Different in really great

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The Charles River – a Cambridge and Boston Landmark

Wondering whether to choose Cambridge or Boston?  Both?   How far one is from the other? Many visitors discover that a trip to Cambridge or Boston is a trip to two adjoining cities. Views of each across the river are interesting and beautiful. 9 bridges connect Cambridge and Boston

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College Tours

Recently my daughter’s friends have been planning trips to visit colleges during their school vacations. Because of her birthdate we have not yet started planning – but if your child is academically inclined it might be time to start thinking about their next step and where they

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Holiday events, in and around Cambridge

Christmas Lights Harvard Square, Harding House B&B

I think that one of the most spectacular times to see the city is during the holidays. Whether you like roaming the decorated streets to find that perfect gift or coming to town to see a show, it is a very special time to be in the Cambridge

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“Meet our staff” part 1 – the innkeeper

Over the coming year I’d like to introduce you all to our Harding House “family”. Every once in a while I’ll post a short bio of a staff member as well as some of their favorite things to do or about this area. Some of our staff

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Head of the Charles – a Cambridge tradition

One of the world’s largest rowing events, the Head Of The Charles regatta brings the world’s best crew teams to the Charles River. Since 1965, thousands of participants and rowing fans have enjoyed standing on the banks of the Charles River, separating Boston and Cambridge, watching rowing teams from

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Book direct – a manager’s musings…

… About benefits of reserving directly with a hotel or inn… To continue the topic of online booking (see blog titled “Online Booking”)… I have recently downloaded an app  to see what rates hotels are offering last minute on any given day in this area. It’s always

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