Family Travel

My Road Trip to Cape Cod with HomeAway
My love of travel keeps me daydreaming about places I have yet to check off on my bucket list. Usually, as soon as I get...

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Where to go on an Unplugged Vacation
Do you remember when going on vacation really meant you were taking a vacation? In today’s totally connected world it is almost hard to imagine...

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7 things You Absolutely Must Do In Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is a unique vacation spot. As I found out on a recent trip to the area, there is something for everyone to do no matter what...

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Your First RV Trip
Taking an RV trip has been on my family’s travel bucket list for years. The idea of exploring several places in a short amount of...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Things to Do with Kids in Orlando, Florida
Dreaming of a warm weather vacation this winter?  Well, it is closer than you think! To escape our winter blues, we planned a quick, long...

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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
The Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Ascutney Mountain Resort is the perfect place to escape to for a weekend of family fun in Vermont. Their villa-style...

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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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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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Essex Culinary Resort and Spa
They say location is everything. This is especially true when you choosing a hotel for a family stay in Vermont. You’d like to be centrally...

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