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4 New England Museums that Make Science Fun

Boston’s outstanding Museum of Science is among the best in the country, and generations of New England children have marveled at its exhibits. But the region also has a number of smaller, closer-to-home museums that can give your kids just as full a day’s immersion in science and technology. Here are four we’ve had trouble […]

Businesses Ramp Up for Super Bowl

Welcoming fans from across the country, the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., hosts Super Bowl LII Feb. 4, 2018. The city of Minneapolis is putting preparations into high gear, from flights and transportation to accommodations. For fans, families and visitors of all ages, expect high prices and stepped-up services from this Super Bowl-ready city. […]

The Northeast’s Great Little Ski Mountains for Families

For family skiing, bigger isn’t necessarily better. Although big ski resorts usually offer more off-the-slopes and après-ski activities, nothing beats the smaller more personal experience of a day’s skiing with kids on a small mountain in the company of local families. Another plus of smaller ski areas is the affordable lift tickets, usually far less […]

New England Accommodations That Won’t Break the Bank

If you’re looking for a way to unplug the kids and enjoy a family vacation in New England — without breaking the bank — Appalachian Mountain Club Lodges and Maine Huts & Trails offer plenty of outdoor fun with a hefty dose of nature thrown in. In winter, for example, after a day of exploring the […]

Christmas, By Land or By Sea

Trying to plan every last bit of vacation time you have left this year for some last-minute fun with the family? Whether near or far, there’s plenty of holiday cheer worth checking out! Just imagine traveling back in time to Norman Rockwell’s day and experiencing a bit of Americana when the snowy scene of Downtown […]

5 Top New England Ski Resorts for Families

All New England’s ski mountains are family friendly, from the smallest local hill to the mega-mountain resorts. But a few stand out for the special attention they give to families, offering trails for all skill levels, outstanding beginner instruction, affordable equipment rentals, lodging convenient to the slopes, money-saving packages and activities for non-skiers in the […]