Entries by Barbara Rogers

Family Camping in New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s White Mountains are filled with activities for families. They offer a mix of fun parks, mountain rides and other tourist attractions as well as an abundance of outdoor options. Much of the land is protected by national forests and state parks, which offer families another option that combines lodging with outdoor fun. Camping […]

Italy’s Best Beaches for Families

Almost completely surrounded by the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas, Italy and its islands have miles of beaches washed by warm waters. These range from large, exuberant holiday resorts to secluded little coves known to locals. When choosing beaches for your family, look for Blue Flag status, which indicates water quality and safety, and also for […]

Bergen, Norway with Teens

The historic port of Bergen is Norway’s second-largest city, but its compact core and neighborhoods make it easy to explore. Everything centers on its harbor, lined on one side by colorful Medieval buildings once headquarters of the powerful Hanseatic League. Small boats come and go constantly, and the daily market fills the area with activity. […]

Montreal’s Family-Friendly Parks

A World Expo in 1967 and the Summer Olympics in 1976 left Montreal with two beautiful parks, one on an island in the St. Lawrence River built expressly for the expo, and the other atop a hill overlooking the city. Montreal has put both to good use in the years since, as parks for outdoor […]

Family Vacations on Prince Edward Island

Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island, is just the right size for touring on an easy-paced family vacation. If exploring is your style, you can stay in the center of the island and reach every corner of it in daytrips. Or you can just stay put near one of the long beautiful beaches on the […]