Entries by Barbara Rogers

Best Family Experiences on the Maine Coast

Family vacations are what the Maine coast does best. Here are some of our family’s favorite things to do there. Make Sand Castles at Old Orchard Beach Seven miles of white sand are just the beginning of this old-fashioned beach resort’s appeal. Along with a pier that will bring waves of nostalgia to parents and […]

Summer Fun at Ski Areas Near Boston

New England’s larger ski mountains are no longer just for skiing. Many have become year-round resorts, turning their lifts and on-mountain sports facilities into summer and fall playgrounds. Several of these year-round resorts are close to Interstate 93 as it draws an almost straight line from Boston north through the center of New Hampshire. The […]

Winterthur’s Magic Garden for Kids

One of the finest collections of American antiques and decorative arts might not be a place you’d think to take children, but Winterthur is a lot more than its 175-room mansion. The museum itself, located north of Wilmington in Delaware’s Brandywine Valley, has some excellent children’s programs, but what your kids will remember longest is […]

What to Do in Cordoba with Teens

Not nearly as well-known (or as crowded) as Madrid or Barcelona, Cordoba is a compact city, easy to get around and filled with attractions that set it apart from the rest of Spain. It’s two hours on a direct flight from Madrid (MAD); arriving on a flight from the United States, we were in Cordoba […]