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5 New England Ski Destinations Suitable for Families

New England is renowned for its skiing and you definitely don’t have to shy from some of the more popular destinations in order to ensure a good time for the kids. Here’s where to go to guarantee everyone has a great experience, both on and off the slopes. Okemo, Vermont Okemo is consistently rated a […]

Plan Ahead for a Family Ski Vacation

The week before February school vacation is not the time to begin thinking about where to spend it, especially if you’re planning a family ski trip. The time is before snow flies and the rest of the world gets excited about skiing. Choose a ski town or resort and lock into a suite or a […]

A Weekend for Couples in Stowe

About five miles up Mountain Road from the tidy Vermont village of Stowe, Topnotch Resort isn’t quite at the top of Smugglers Notch. There are still another couple of miles to go before the road narrows to weave through a tumble of giant boulders that mark the crest of the pass over the highest of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Okemo Mountain Resort: Year-Round Luxury for All Ages

I used to hear the word Okemo and instantly think of childhood ski trips where it seemed like I was hip-deep in the best powder from morning till night. I still think of the excellent conditions and variety of trails, but now I also think of all the fun my own kids have there in […]