My latest book will be Massachusetts Off the Beaten Path (Globe Pequot) to be published in June 2023! Discover some of Massachusetts’s unique offerings with this guide: Visit a wooden boat shop that has been in business since 1793; admire the pressed glass galleries at the Sandwich Glass Museum, or travel back in time at the nineteenth-century Old Sturbridge Village. 

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Maria Olia is a travel writer and essayist. She has written extensively about Boston and New England and has authored six travel books on the region including No Access Boston, New England’s Colonial Inns & Taverns: Centuries of Yankee Fare & HospitalityDiscovering Vintage Boston,  Day Trips New EnglandInsiders’ Guide to Massachusetts and the Little Black Book of Boston. Her articles and essays have appeared in the Boston GlobeWorking Mother and the Christian Science Monitor, among other publications.