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Upscale Dining on Eleuthera at the French Leave Resort
Just a short flight from Nassau, Eleuthera is a small outer island in the archipelago of the Bahamas. With miles of pink sand beaches and...

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5 Reasons to Stay at Hotel Archer New York
It is the little things that make a difference at the Archer Hotel New York. Modern travelers have come to expect standard hotel amenities such...

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Why You Should Visit St. Simons Island, GA
St. Simons Island is the largest of the four barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles. Located on the southern tip of Georgia’s coast,...

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The Truth about Sailing on a Windjammer Cruise
I enjoy cruising on small luxury ships. They are intimate, have unique itineraries and often go where bigger boats cannot dock. While windjammer cruises are...

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Off-Road Segway Tours In Vermont
My family has had the opportunity go on several segway tours during our travels. We have done both on and off-road tours. Riding on a segway is a great way to see a...

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What to Expect on an Airboat Ride
If you have never been on an Airboat Ride before you are in for an aquatic adventure. I recently went out for the first time in Vero...

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Seafood Sampler: Eating in Vero Beach, FL
Located on Central Florida’s Treasure Coast, Vero Beach is an unpretentious coastal town with lots to offer its visitors and residents year round. There are miles of pristine...

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5 Vacation Rentals You Wish You Had Booked
Did you know that a weekly vacation rental is likely to be less expensive than staying in a single hotel room for 7 nights? Don’t get me...

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Some Like it Hot: Eating in Nashville
When someone mentions Nashville, the first thing that usually comes to mind is Country Music. While it is true that Nashville is known as Music City,...

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Escape to the Inn by the Sea
Just 15 minutes south of Portland, Maine you will find the Inn by the Sea. This elegant coastal property offers it’s guests exceptional service and amenities. From...

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4 Things To Do In the Riviera Nayarit
With 192 miles of pristine Pacific coastline vacationers are flocking to the Riviera Nayarit. Known primarily as a beach destination, there are plenty of places to spend a...

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Why You Need to Learn to Surf in Sayulita
The Riviera Nayarit boasts plenty of surfer-friendly beaches. However if you are just learning to surf some are better than others. Sayulita is small beach town...

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All Inclusive Resorts: Are They Right for You?
When I picture an all inclusive resort, I visualize what you might find on a mega cruise ship. There are certainly plenty of similarities between the two....

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Women on Snow Ski Camp
During my early ski days in the Catskill Mountains, a family friend once said to me, “Ski across! There is always snow on the other side...

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London: Portrait of a City
My favorite way to see a city is to walk it. On a typical day, I’ll wander the streets, logging anywhere from 7-10 miles. When I set out I...

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Why Families Love Montreal
It is not hard to find things to do in Montreal. With a booming downtown and tons of unique neighborhoods, families could spend weeks here exploring. The city...

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Family Guide to Washington, DC
We fell in love with Washington, DC on our family’s first trip to the city last year. Since then the kids have been begging to go...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort – Lake Placid
The village of Lake Placid is located on the shores of Mirror Lake. Main Street is lined with gift shops, art galleries and restaurants. The Golden Arrow Lakeside...

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Where to Eat in Lake Placid
On a recent weekend visit to Lake Placid, we quickly found out that 48 hours was not nearly enough time to sample all of the area...

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7 Ski Deals in Vermont
From the way it is looking so far, it is going to be a great year to ski and ride in Vermont! Thanks to record snowfalls in...

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Montreal in the Fall
In the fall, I get the “7-week itch”. The kids are back in school, we are knee-deep in sports, homework and after-school activities. I feel...

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HouseTrip Vacation Rentals in Playa del Carmen
My family has been vacationing in Mexico for the last several years. We have become very fond of the Yucatan Peninsula. When an opportunity to...

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Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
I could wax on about the amazing seaside setting of the Wequassett Resort — It is truly spectacular. I could speak to the lavish guest...

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Highlights From a Trip to Washington, DC
Three days was barely enough to scratch the surface on a recent trip to Washington, DC with the kids. But we managed to jam in...

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Top Tips for Family Travel to Washington, DC
Washington, DC has been on my family travel bucket list for several years.  I have just been waiting for the right time to bring the...

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Reflections of a Great Ski Season in Vermont
Not too long ago Vermont winters in our house meant on Friday night ski bags needed to be packed with boots, mittens, balaclavas and hand...

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Homeaway Heaven on Eleuthera in the Bahamas
Eleuthera is known for its pink sand beaches, turquoise ocean, and secluded snorkeling spots. It is a small outer island of the Bahamas, just a short...

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Travel Book Review: The Family Traveler’s Handbook
  Traveling with kids can be daunting if you have never done it before. The planning, the packing, the car ride, the plane ride, the...

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Wheeling and Wandering: Travel with Bikes
My family will tell you I am not an athlete.  They will probably giggle a little when they say it too. You will get no...

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A Hotel’s Warm Welcome
After a long day of travel, nothing says welcome like a little something extra left in our hotel room by the staff.  My family really appreciates...

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Hotel Vermont: Local Luxurious Lodging
You might have an idea of what life is like in Vermont; rustic barns, green mountains, sprawling meadows, farm-to-table fresh food and artisan crafts. Now...

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Down the Shore
I wasn’t always a Vermonter. I was born in New York City, raised in New Jersey and then did a short stint in Austin, Texas....

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Cruising Costa Rica and Panama
I am a huge advocate of multi-generational travel. I started traveling alone with my Grandmother when I was twelve. Our first trip was to Greece. After that,...

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Multi-Generational Travel at Basin Harbor Club
I have been traveling with my Grandmother for as long as I can remember. Our first official Grandmother and Granddaughter trip was to Greece in grade school....

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Cape Cod
Cape Cod, MA is just under 6 hours from Burlington, VT. That makes it an ideal location for a summer beach vacation with families. The...

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5 Great Spring Hikes for Kids in Vermont
When going for a hike with kids before the trails really open for the season, it is best to be prepared for almost anything.  Although...

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7 Things You Should Know About Montreal
Snow Shoeing at Night I never thought my first trip through Mount Royal Park would be trekking on snowshoes, or for that matter at night....

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Stowe Mountain Lodge
My family of four arrived at Stowe Mountain Lodge on a Friday evening in late January. Just like everyone else we were checking in for a weekend of skiing.We pulled up...

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Hotel Omni Mont-Royal Montreal
Living just a few hours away from the city, we get to Montreal a few times a year. Our family has always been drawn to staying...

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Basin Harbor Club – A Place to Come Home To
What began as a small Inn over 100 years ago has evolved to what we now call the Basin Harbor Club—a sprawling resort alongside Lake...

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Orlando, Florida – Closer Than You Think
Dreaming of a warm weather vacation this winter?  Well it is closer than you think!  Like a direct flight close, which is something a bit...

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The Orlando Hotel’s American Girl Doll Package
Not living in a state where there is an American Girl Doll Store, I decided to treat my daughter to a really special birthday gift...

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One Love for U2 –  We Get to Share It
My husband and I have been U2 fans for more than 25 years. Collectively we have seen them over 30 times, across 3 countries, and in...

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Mirror Lake Inn and Resort
The Mirror Lake Inn and Resort has wonderful Adirondack charm and is set on the edge of one of the prettiest lakes in Adirondack Mountains...

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Kids Love Boston
Boston is only three and a half hours from Burlington, Vermont. We don’t take advantage of visiting this city as often as we should. With a...

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A Vermont Family Getaway
Located nearby Quechee and Woodstock, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney Mountain Resort is the perfect place to escape to for a weekend of family...

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Being Better at Sugarbush
My first experience at Sugarbush was spring skiing in March, 2009.  I remember that day clearly. I was enjoying après ski in the sunshine on...

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Learn to Ski without Fear at Sugarbush
When I met up with my future Women’s Discovery Camp program buddies at Sugarbush, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I was told I would learn to ski...

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Family Fun at Smugglers’ Notch
Our family of four planned a visit to Smugglers’ Notch to put their wintertime activities to the test. After a smooth check-in with the friendly and...

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The High Points of a Family Trip to Topnotch
As you head through Stowe, past town and up Rte 108, tucked away you will find Topnotch — a Preferred Boutique, Four Diamond, Resort and...

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