Winter Fun and Roadtrips

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2021 in Family Travel Weekends.

Just like that, another year of covid has gone by, and as I am writing this post in the first weekend of 2022, despite all the challenges and travel restrictions, we look forward to a new year of making family travel memories.  Whether it is going to be on a road trip in New England …

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Holiday Weekend in New York City (new video) with family

In the evening of Thanksgiving Thursday this year we headed to New York City (from our home in a suburb of Boston) for a 2-day family holiday weekend.  Thanksgiving weekend is a traditional museum and theater weekend in our family.  It is a great weekend to spend in NYC as there are plenty of museums …

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Holidays 2021 in and around Boston

My family and I enjoyed our share of “below freezing” outings last year (including a Chanukah celebration on our porch!) but this December 2021 we are happy to add indoor celebrations to our list of holiday events in and around Boston. The Nutcracker is still standing (Try Cyber Monday link here for discounted tickets) We …

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Things to do on Marco Island Florida

Our Favorite Things to Do on Marco Island Florida

Our mid-winter tropical escape this year has found us on Marco Island Florida.  After many years of Miami-area winter pilgrimages, we are now quickly falling in love with South-West Florida coast (here is our Sarasota area trip report from last spring). At 24 square miles, Marco Island is the largest barrier island in the 10,000 …

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Family Ski weekend in North Conway New Hampshire

Family Ski Weekend In North Conway New Hampshire

With our son away in college – all-family weekends are now few and far between.  That is why we plan them carefully and cherish them dearly!  We all know what happened to our Rome summer weekend 2020 (and I suspect to many of your own 2020 weekends).  As residents of New England, we have a …

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Olympics Near You: Visiting Olympic sites in Lake Placid, NY and Montreal, Canada

Olympics Near Us: Visiting Olympic Sites in Lake Placid and Montreal

I love watching the Olympics and celebrating human potential! The Olympics makes for so many great stories.  Here are some of the few from the Pyeongchang-2018 which is happening as I write this: German Figure skater Alyona Savchenko in her 5th Olympics at 34 years old – three ice partners and several countries later – …

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Family Winter Weekend in Sutton, Quebec

Among our many weekend road trips from Boston, our trips to Eastern Townships region of Canadian Quebec are the most exciting.  There are not that many places in the Unites States that offer cross-border weekend trip opportunities and we consider ourselves quite lucky here in Boston! Crossing the Border into Eastern Townships It takes approximately …

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