Destinations

48 Hours In Berlin
Berlin is an underrated city and less expensive than many of the other larger European capitals. If you are interested in history, particularly World War...

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Top 10 Things to Do in the Outer Banks Now
The Outer Banks is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. Commonly referred to as the OBX, this National Seashore...

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5 Reasons to Love the Suites at the Inn by the Sea
With impeccable service and a commitment to being environmentally conscientious, the Inn by the Sea has been honored with many awards and accolades for being one...

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5 Things to Do In Montreal This Weekend
There are so many things to do in Montreal it is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Although Montreal is a big city, it has...

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Why You Should Vacation in Costa Rica
Did you know that Costa Rica has no army, a 98% literacy rate, and married women keep their last name? They also have great coffee...

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Winter Driving Safety Tips in Vermont
These days you can never be sure when the next nor’easter will blow into Vermont. Weather can be unpredictable, and winter can catch even the...

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Why Windstar Cruises are Beyond Ordinary
Windstar Cruises maintains that they are 180 Degrees from Ordinary. After sailing with them four times, I cannot refute that statement. In fact, they are extraordinary. Recently...

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Top 5 Things to Do In Porto
It is hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto for the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon...

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5 Reasons to Stay at the Conrad New York
The Conrad New York is located in lower Manhattan’s Battery Park City. This all-suite hotel is in an ideal spot for those who don’t love...

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How Not to Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
He probably thought he wasn’t being disrespectful, or maybe he didn’t think about it at all. But when he answered his cell phone in the...

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Get Outside at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
This year my family went on an epic adventure. We took our first ever RV Trip. Knowing that we’d be spending a week in tight quarters, the...

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Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farms in Vermont
Every year my family sets out to find, and cut down, the biggest Christmas tree in Vermont. Honestly, it is ridiculous. My grandmother, who was...

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Provincetown, MA
Living in New England, Cape Cod is our ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. From Vermont, we can make it to the Cape in...

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An Unplugged Vacation on the Windjammer Angelique
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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9 Things to Love About the Woodstock Inn & Resort
Embarking on an extensive refurbishment, the Woodstock Inn & Resort is now more magnificent than ever. The lobby, first-floor public spaces and entryway are all complete....

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Why You Will Love Riding Electric Bikes In Vermont
I really had no idea what riding electric bikes would be like. After I recent outing with Lamoille Valley Bike Tours (LVBT), I was pleasantly...

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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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How to Choose the Perfect Summer Vacation Rental
Most families take a vacation at some point during the summer. With school out for a few months, it is an ideal time to take a...

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Where to eat on Eleuthera
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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Where to Eat in the Outer Banks Now
The Outer Banks of North Carolina might not be known as a culinary destination yet but it should be. The OBX, as it is known by...

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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 a windjammer cruise is...

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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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Where to Eat 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. One...

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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 for families to find things to do in Montreal. With a booming downtown and many of unique neighborhoods, families could spend weeks here exploring....

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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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Yoga in Tulum
While Tulum is known for weeklong yoga retreats, you may not want to spend your entire vacation bound by scheduled workshops and yoga sessions. I don’t...

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Vacationing at Home in Vermont
I doubt there are many parents who can claim they have explored all of Vermont. Imagine not having lost luggage or flight cancellations due to weather. You won’t need to...

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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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Top 5 Thing to Do this Fall in Vermont
I love summer. Who doesn’t love summer? But I am a sucker for fall in Vermont.  I love apple picking, harvest festivals, corn mazes and...

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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
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...

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Where to Stay on Eleuthera Bahamas
Eleuthera Bahamas is known for its pink sand beaches, turquoise ocean, and secluded snorkeling spots. It is a small outer island of the Bahamas, just a...

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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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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...

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