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Storyland: New England’s Most Original Theme Park for Kids

The colorful slanty, off-kilter entrance buildings are the first clue this is a different sort of amusement park. Storyland, not far from North Conway in New Hampshire’s summer playground of the White Mountains, is not the usual kids’ theme park. The rides are original, creative takes on some old favorites like the Ferris wheel, roller […]

Summer Fun at Ski Areas Near Boston

New England’s larger ski mountains are no longer just for skiing. Many have become year-round resorts, turning their lifts and on-mountain sports facilities into summer and fall playgrounds. Several of these year-round resorts are close to Interstate 93 as it draws an almost straight line from Boston north through the center of New Hampshire. The […]

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 — […]

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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 […]