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


We may not be California when it comes to beaches but I LOVE Massachusetts beaches… If you are coming to the Cambridge area and want to catch a little sun or if you are feeling very daring do a little swimming (a little cold early in the

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Breathtaking glass flowers

If you are in Cambridge and you have not yet seen the famous glass flowers, you really must. I promise you will stare at these in wonder, blown away by the fact that they are all made of glass. The collection at the Harvard Museum, one of their

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Commencement Dinner Ideas

As our fair city of Cambridge  transforms into “commencement central” in May and June, there’s one thing parents may also want to think about…the celebratory meal after. In an effort to help with some ideas I thought these article might help….(some are across the river but as you

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Cambridge favorites – treats and shops …

I took my kids out for ice cream the other day (in our winter coats because it’s spring in New England and not even cold weather will keep a Bostonian from ice cream!) and I realized in Cambridge we have some very special places one should visit

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Getcha’ baaaags he-ah!

Maybe you’ ll only understand the title if you are studying Boston accents or have been to a game at Fenway…(pitchers and catchers report for training February 19th!). Either way Cambridge is taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint and keep some plastic debris out of our oceans. There

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“Must see places for kids”

Plymouth Plantation - exciting living history museum an hour away from Harding House Bed and Breakfast, Cambridge

For those of you wondering what the weekend will bring, maybe it’s a good time to dream up your next getaway? If you have kids you may want to refer to the list “40 must-see places to take your kids before they’re grown” posted by “Today”.  Massachusetts

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Holidays are here!

The holiday season is upon us! We hope you are all looking forward to a most enjoyable and relaxing one. Previous guests, thank you for your continued patronage. We truly have enjoyed seeing all of your familiar faces during the year as well as meeting new ones! If you

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