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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 […]

Maple Sugaring – A New England Rite of Spring for Kids

To New Englanders, March means one thing: maple syrup. Maple sugaring is one of New England’s most cherished rites of spring, perhaps because it’s one of the first signs we see of the changing seasons. Warm days and nights below freezing are just what maple syrup makers dream of. That’s when the sap runs the […]

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 […]