Things to Do, Travel Tips, & Advice
by Christopher Curley. Posted Nov 16th 2010 10:13 AM
Continue ReadingWith the White Mountains taking up almost a quarter of the state, New Hampshire possesses an embarrassment of riches when it comes to ski-worthy peaks. The best New Hampshire ski resorts aren't just about great heights though; the standouts have excellent grooming, diverse trail selection, and sometimes even a bit of history that propels them into the upper echelon of skiing experiences. Here are some of our favorites.
by Chanize Thorpe. Posted Jul 7th 2010 11:47 PM
School is barely out and you can already hear echoes of "I'm bored" throughout the land. Luckily, we can help. Here are 10 family-friendly resorts touting affordable rates as low as $47 per person a night and packages including meals and lots of activities to please even the pickiest kids that won't break the bank. Whether you take a road-trip to Vermont or Florida or hop a quick flight to the Hawaii or the Dominican Republic, you'll find these places offer tons of fun sure to keep everyone happy -- at least until it's time to go home.
by Kim Knox Beckius. Posted Jul 7th 2010 11:14 AM
Continue ReadingWhen the summer amusement park season arrives, the buzz is all about the coolest coasters, the latest thrills and the most wondrous immersive experiences. Massive theme parks' high-tech enticements come with hefty admission fees and impatient crowds, though, and undue pressure to make every moment magical can leave a family frazzled. Although the number of old-fashioned amusement parks in America has dwindled, those that have defied economic forces are not only affordable alternatives to the mega-parks, they're guardians of simple pleasures that even the most interactive video game system can't replicate. Whether it's the rackety clack of a wooden roller coaster or the reassuring voice of Mr. Rogers, the breathtaking views from an ocean-side Ferris wheel or the frigid sensation of touching the North Pole, these old-time parks' immutable charms transcend generations. When kids clamor for Disney, introduce them to the joys of low-tech parks. Read on to see where you can find them.
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