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 2-3 things a day, sometimes more. With museums, memorials, government buildings, galleries and other...

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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 kids. For us, that meant when they were old enough to have the stamina...

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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 puddle jumper flight from Nassau. What might surprise some visitors is the lack of...

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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. My first independent travel adventure involved a week-long class trip to Paris during my...

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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, we cruised around the Caribbean a few times and then explored a bunch of...

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All Aboard for a Trip to Quebec City

While our kids were away at their overnight summer camps, my husband and I used the time to visit Quebec City which is just a few hours away from Burlington by car or train.  We opted to drive to...

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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. However, after strapping on these large racket-shaped frames designed to keep me from falling through the...

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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 to a mammoth valet parking line. I was sure we going to experience a long check-in...

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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 in Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal), however, this time we stayed at the newly renovated Hotel Omni...

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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 Champlain that many guests return to year after year. We spent a long weekend...

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