Entries by Barbara Rogers

Visiting Milan with Kids

Italy’s northern business and commercial capital is not the first place you’d think to bring children, but if you’re there on business or stopping on your way through Malpensa Airport — the international gateway to northern Italy — you’ll find some kid-friendly things to do there. Sightseeing Around the Duomo While there are not many […]

Where to Go Camping with your Family in New England

For my family, summer always meant camping season, the time when we head for our favorite campgrounds and spend a week living in a tent. I grew up camping and my kids wouldn’t miss this rite of summer for anything. Here are some of our favorite New England campgrounds. Groton State Forest In Vermont’s Northeast […]

A Spring Weekend for Two in Rockport, Mass.

The old fishing town of Rockport, north of Boston on Cape Anne, has all the ingredients for a weekend getaway for two. The town centers around the picturesque harbor with its signature “Motif #1” on a wharf at its center — reputed to be the world’s most photographed and painted fishing shack. You’ll see artists’ […]

Love in Bloom: Southern Spring Getaways for Couples

No season is more romantic than spring, with its first splashes of color as trees and spring bulbs burst into bloom. It’s a perfect season for couples to get away for a little “us” time, just as tulips, daffodils and flowering trees begin to paint the scenery. Here are some of our favorite gardens and […]

Best Adventures with a Teenager in Venice

What do you do in Venice when your kids are too old to spend a day looking for lions and too young to be enthralled by a succession of churches and religious art? Here are the places and experiences our teen liked best. Rent an Apartment Less expensive than a week in a hotel, and […]