Weekend Guide: 10 Things to Do in Stowe, VT

things to do Stowe vt

It has been one of my dreams to see Vermont’s fall foliage bursting through the trees, illuminating the Green Mountains into shades of honey gold, fiery red, and pumpkin orange.    Guess what?    It’s still just a dream.   So far…there’s been 3 trips north…and 3 swings and a miss!  Timing a trip for…

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Guide to Summertime in Cape Cod with Kids

Looking for ideas of what you can do in Cape Cod with kids?     Believe it or not, you can actually…time travel!    Cape Cod has long been a favorite summer destination for families.  It’s been Googled.  It’s been thoroughly researched.  It’s been photographed from every angle.  Yet, no one seems to mention that the…

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Chatham Bars Inn: An Idyllic Cape Cod Family Vacation

chatham bars inn from drone view - cape cod family vacation

They had me at lob-stah (roll).    Even if you’ve lived in New England your whole life, it’s easy to still fall under the spell of those idyllic Northeast summers — perfectly cooked lobster rolls, sticky salt in the air from dawn to dusk, entire days spent exploring the beaches, and just the right amount…

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Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours of a romantic Vermont getaway to look forward to.    Hotel not yet disclosed.    After 20 minutes of me begging for a hint (delaying “vacation-gratification” is not my forté),…

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Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort: Weekapaug Inn

Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort Weekapaug Inn

Picture this: crowded boardwalks, packed beaches, greasy pizza, arcade games, and flashing amusement park lights.  Cue the screeching brakes.  You’re not going there.     Don’t get me wrong – sometimes that wild and fun beach scene is just what the doctor ordered.  But, if you’re instead dreaming of a New England summer vacation that’s low-key…

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Family Travel Guide: Watch Hill, RI

Family Travel Guide Watch Hill RI

I will begin this post with a travel confession.    In the era of time we now all refer to as “Pre-Covid,” I had never spent quality time in Rhode Island.  Shame on this New Englander.     As a Connecticut resident, I took my adorable neighbor – my stateside sister known for charming coastal towns…

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Winter Family Weekend at the Sagamore Resort

Winter Family Weekend at the Sagamore

Even though I love the beach, the sand, the waves…I know that deep down, I am at heart a lake girl.  I grew up visiting Lake Winnipesaukee every summer, but am only now discovering the allure of a wintertime lake vacation.   Nicknamed the “Queen of the American Lakes,” all 32 miles of Lake George’s…

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An Unforgettable Hawaiian Road Trip: the Road to Hana

An Unforgettable Hawaiian Road Trip - The Road to Hana

Why plan a road trip on the Road to Hana? You’ll hear it a thousand times before you embark on your Hawaiian road trip to Hana: “Hana is about the journey, not the destination.”  It may sound a bit cliché, but it’s impossible to walk away from the Road to Hana without becoming one of…

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A Family Road Trip along Highway 1

Bixby Bridge - summer road trip

Everyone’s travel bucket lists were reimagined last year — as borders closed, highways remained opened, beckoning us like that guy at the school dance who all of a sudden seems super cute, even though the day before he was just another guy in Chem class.  You’re looking at him with fresh new eyes, thinking, “Wait…

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