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What’s Your Sign? Travel Breakdown by Fall and Winter Zodiac

Fall and winter birthdays enjoy just as much sun, surf and culture as the spring and summer signs. Read through to see what destination is compatible with your fall or winter birthday. Libra This air sign strives for balance and symmetry, which also extends to travel destinations. Drawn to scenic vistas and beautiful people, places […]

Family Spring Skiing in the Berkshires

Less than three hours’ drive from New York City and even less from Boston, New Haven and Hartford, the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts are an appealing weekend destination for families. Two kid-friendly ski mountains make the region perfect for a low-key spring ski trip. Butternut may not be New England’s biggest mountain, but its 1,000 […]

Dogsledding with the Family

Anyone with young children or who is a Disney fan knows of at least four films about dogsledding. There are other movies featuring the animals, but movies like Iron Will and Snow Dogs are memorable enough and recent enough to sit close to the surface. Dogsledding is much more than fodder for inspirational family films, […]

New Ski Experience Perfect for Parents, Adult Children

Pack the car. Fight the traffic. Drive hours to the mountains. Family ski enthusiasts: There is a better way. Liftopia, the largest mobile marketplace for lift tickets, resort meal vouchers, other mountain activities and lodging, just launched Liftopia Experiences. These hosted bus trips in 26 markets around the country make hitting the slopes effortless and […]

Climb Every Mountain: the Right Hotel for the Best Ski Experience Matters

Ski resorts have a mystique that transcends the slopes and trails, from crackling fireplaces and après-ski, hot chocolate to spas, kids’ programs, ice skating, cooking classes and boutique-packed streets waiting to be explored. Private cabins and winter vacation homes, on the other hand, draw families with wonderfully cozy and home-y settings. However, picking the wrong […]

Brrring it on: Igloo Hotels

Okay, so it may mean you can’t exactly cozy up in front of the fireplace, but you’ll earn bragging rights about staying in an igloo in nifty locales ranging from Canada to Romania. At the aptly named Hotel of Ice in Romania, in the heart of the Fagaras Mountains, lies a magical castle crafted of […]