Entries by Barbara Rogers

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 […]