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Boston Buzzes With New Hotel Openings

In a city renowned for its history and traditions, Boston can seem kind of stodgy in the new lodgings department. But with a slew of recent hotel openings — and many more slated to come in the next couple of years — there are plenty of reasons to plan a visit. One of the best […]

New England Train Rides Kids Love Most

Throughout New England, vintage trains take families and rail buffs on scenic excursions, using historic cars and locomotives. Riding on a train is a treat for any kid, but especially for those who live in places where regular train travel is a thing long past. Unfortunately for train lovers, this includes much of the Northeast. […]

A Luxe Family Vacation in New England

Can’t wait for summer to enjoy a luxe family vacation? Surprisingly, some of New England’s toniest properties get a jump on summer by offering shoulder season hospitality that blends family-friendly activities with upscale touches such as fine dining, spa treatments and suite accommodations. Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, for example, the only four-season resort in […]

New Family Mountain House

Although we are just getting into the swing of things this spring and summer, fall lovers will be pleased to hear, there is a new family mountain house in town. Opening this September, The Glen House is an all-new mountain getaway tucked away in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Located at the highest summit in the […]

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 […]

Say it with Flowers: New England Spring Getaways for Couples

Spring may come later to New England, but that only makes its arrival more welcome. Days are longer, skies are bluer and even a rainy day seems moody and atmospheric instead of just plain gloomy. And after a long cold winter, there’s no more romantic way to celebrate spring than a weekend spent among flowers […]