6 Things to Do With the Family in Verona — After You’ve Instagrammed Juliet’s Balcony

The big draw of Verona, the charming city in Italy’s Veneto region, is snapping a photo in front of Juliet’s balcony (and rubbing the right breast of her bronze likeness for good luck.) No matter Shakespeare’s tragic character wasn’t actually based on a real person nor did he write the play here, the spot where […]

Top Shops in Dumbo, Brooklyn

More than just the Disney character your family may be familiar with, Dumbo is actually a trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn. Boasting incredible views of Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge and indie shops all along the waterfront, Dumbo is a great indie find for families looking for a boutique neighborhood feel, but with the iconic city views […]

Three Family Hikes in the White Mountains

New Hampshire’s White Mountains are a favorite for serious hikers and backpackers, with the Appalachian Trail skimming across the tops of the tallest peaks in the Northeast as it traverses the mountains on its way from Maine to Georgia.  But the White Mountains’ trails aren’t just for serious backpackers. The region is also networked with […]

Outdoorsy Gifts for Dads and Grads

Anyone celebrating Father’s Day and new graduates this year knows choosing a thoughtful and functional gift can be challenging. Luckily, for all the nature-loving outdoor enthusiasts and travelers out there, the weather is just warming up for some fun and useful gear. Whether celebrating dad, honoring graduates or just preparing for an active summer yourself, […]

6 Things to Do, One Day in NOLA

Have you been to the Big Easy lately? If not, it’s time to plan your trip and add these can’t miss spots to your itinerary: No visit to New Orleans is complete without starting the day at Brennan’s. No matter the hour or day you’ll be greeted by spiffy servers in ties and vests, tables […]

Outdoor Fun for Families in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park in Maine was the first national park in the East, and includes the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast, along with several other mountains, lakes, ponds and forests. Its jagged and irregular shore is lined by a succession of high cliffs, headlands, coves and beaches. Trails and cycling routes are accessible […]