Entries by Barbara Rogers

New England Pre-Holiday Getaways with Kids

Wonderlands of twinkling colored lights, gingerbread houses, reindeer and train rides with Santa — so many things to enchant kids at this magical time of year! Here are our favorites in New England: Gardens Aglow Coastal Maine Botanic Gardens in Boothbay Harbor are transformed into a magical fairy garden as more than 650,000 lights illuminate […]

Plan Ahead for a Family Ski Vacation

The week before February school vacation is not the time to begin thinking about where to spend it, especially if you’re planning a family ski trip. The time is before snow flies and the rest of the world gets excited about skiing. Choose a ski town or resort and lock into a suite or a […]

Holiday Wonderland for Kids at Longwood Gardens

People travel from all over the country to see the holiday extravaganza at Longwood Gardens, in the Brandywine Valley just north of Wilmington, Delaware. One of America’s best-known show gardens, Longwood is a knock-out for families in any season, from its April extravaganza of tulips to its chrysanthemum show in October. But even better than […]