Summer Fun at New Hampshire Ski Areas

Ski mountains aren’t just for winter. Most larger ski resorts repositioned themselves as year-round recreation areas, taking advantage of the base facilities, ski lifts and mountain terrain for thrill rides and activities for all ages. Gravity-assisted activities — mountain coasters, zip lines and even tubing packs — use the steep slopes, canopy tours take advantage […]

Make Your Summer Vacation the Perfect Holiday Card Spot

Why wait until the Thanksgiving crazy to pick the perfect Christmas card image? When you get a jumpstart when you’re on summer vacation, thinking back to the good times and warmer temps make the crackle of the yuletide even warmer. Almost every New Englander is familiar with the Cape Cod family beach photo card — […]

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Great Times No Matter the Season in New Hampshire

Sometimes there are special places that become a part of us over time. We don’t live there but the journey back seems as familiar as the back of our hand, the well-traveled paths are paths of memories, the seasons are our family stories. For me, this place has always been the White Mountains, especially the […]

Best Attractions for Kids in the White Mountains

No matter where you are in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, there is plenty to keep kids happy in the summer. Storyland Storyland in Glen isn’t just for little ones, although they will love riding a pumpkin coach up to Cinderella’s Castle, spinning around on Alice’s teacup ride and steering swan boats around the pond. Older […]

Historic Experiences for Kids in the Northeast

Connecting kids with history isn’t easy — the eras they read about in school are so far removed from today’s way of life the people and places seem like storybook characters and lands of make believe. Living history museums and well-interpreted historic sites can bridge that gap between then and now, and bring the past […]

Spring Skiing Fun for the Whole Family

“It’s like you’re at the beach, but you’re on the snow,” a 10-year-old skier at Smugglers Notch in Vermont told us when we asked how she liked spring skiing. Skiers here and at other New England ski mountains take a laid-back approach to spring, with informal tailgate parties in the parking lot and ski-in picnics […]