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

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

Visit Harvard Square - near Harding House Bed and Breakfast, Cambridge, MA

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

Head of the Charles race lodging - Harding House Bed and Breakfast - Cambridge, MA

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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Tour Massachusetts beaches - things to do from Cambridge, MA

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

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museums - visit Harding House Bed and Breakfast, Cambridge, MA

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

Graduation accommodations in Cambridge, MA . Harding House Bed and Breakfast

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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