Family Guide to Washington, DC

We fell in love with Washington, DC on our family's first trip to the city last year. Since that vacation the kids begged to go back. There are so many monuments and historic buildings to see that it most...

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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 Resort is a perfect choice for families looking to stay in a lakefront property...

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Where to Eat in Lake Placid

Lake Placid has so many great eating and drinking spots. The dining scene is diverse with many restaurants featuring locally sourced food.  Although 48 hours is never time to sample all of the restaurants in one region, I fit...

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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 like the family could use a quick vacation to regroup and there is no...

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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 rooms and suites that make this property an award winning member of Preferred Hotels...

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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 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

A Washington, DC Trip has been on my family travel bucket list for several years. I wondered what would be the ages to take them on a Washington DC Trip would be. For us, that meant when they were...

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Discovering Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas

Eleuthera, one of the outer islands in the Bahamas, is known for its pink sand beaches, turquoise ocean, and secluded snorkeling spots. Just a short flight from Nassau into one Eleuthera's three airports, this easily accessable island is still...

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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 hotel...the list goes on and on.  With a little know-how, traveling with your family can...

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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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