Kim Foley MacKinnon

Kim Foley MacKinnon, author of 100 Things to Do in Boston Before You Die (second edition, 2018), takes a deeper dive into the city she loves and writes about in Secret Boston, her second book from Reedy Press. Her other writing credits include the Boston Globe, Food Network, Forbes Travel, Travel + Leisure, Cruise Critic, Global Traveler, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report and various AAA publications, among many others. Follow Kim on her adventures at and on Twitter and Instagram @escapewithkim. After you start exploring the city, use #secretbostonbook and let us know about your discoveries!

One of the earliest blogs I wrote, almost a decade ago, was on how to find the best travel guidebook.

Think you know everything about the quirky side of Boston’s history and landmarks? Kim Foley MacKinnon’s newest book, “Secret Boston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure,” will make you think again.

Travel writer Kim Foley MacKinnon, a Boston resident for more than 20 years, was happy to find there was still plenty to learn for her new book, "Secret Boston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure."


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