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Category: New England

New Hampshire’s Santa’s Village Theme Park: A Jolly Good Time For Families!

  Haven't you ever wondered what it would be like to live and play at the North Pole? Every kid dreams of it!  But a day of fun at Santa's Village in Jefferson, New Hampshire can make this merriment come true! A unique and special day of rides and entertainment all dedicated to Santa and Christmas brings joy to kids (and the kid in all of us) much…

Plimoth Plantation With Kids: All You Need To Know About This Historical Gem!

If you are visiting the Boston area, one of the best things to do is take a day trip to Plimoth Plantation with kids.  Now called Plimoth Patuxet, this historical site is a wonderfully educational and fascinating step back into history. Located about 45 minutes south of Boston in the season picturesque town of Plymouth (spelled differently than Plimoth Patuxet), this town and site have significant importance to America.  It…

The 15 Best Activities For Kids In Boston They Will Love!

  Ever notice how many movies and shows are set or filmed in or around Boston, Massachusetts? There is a reason for that because Beantown – as it's affectionately known – is “wicked cool,” especially for families.  There are so many activities in Boston for kids. Boston is a great place to visit.  Even if you are here just for a day or for work, it is…

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), and family…

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…