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Category: New England

10 Best New England Ski Resorts For Families

They say if you can ski the East, you can ski anywhere. Though New England can be variable in the winter, we DO gets lots of snow and have some great mountains for skiing. If you are thinking of New England for a family ski weekend or a longer winter break, check out my TravelingMom post about the 10 Best New England Ski Resorts For Families…

Smugglers’ Notch: A Must-Do Family Ski Resort In New England

If Disney had its own ski resort, I am pretty sure it would be just like Smugglers’ Notch family ski resort in New England.  Like Disney, there is a “mousescot” – called Mogul Mouse, instead of Mickey Mouse. There are dreamy staff members who make your kids feel special. You’ll enjoy fireworks, entertainment, down-hill rides (snow tubing),  sky rides (ok, technically they are chairlifts…

Boston’s Freedom Trail With Kids: Why Do It and Which Tour To Choose

This past summer, my oldest son had some time with nothing to do, and so I created “Mom Camp.” One of my favorite activities we did during Mom Camp was going into Boston to discover The Freedom Trail. Since my son was at the right age (10 years old) to start learning about the American Revolution, and I was quite sure he would enjoy hearing from a person…

New Hampshire’s Canobie Lake Park: A Must-Do For Families

When I was growing up in Western Pennsylvania, I lived for our two local amusement parks: Kennywood Park and Idlewild Park (the third oldest amusement park in the United States.)  My parents usually took me to each park once a summer, and it was the best day of the year as far as I was concerned. Their wooden roller coasters and preserved historical decor, coupled with modern-day (in this…