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Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

Spice Up Your NY Trip With Fun Sightseeing Tour of Famous TV & Movie Locations

If you’ve already done the typical tourist sightseeing in New York City, add some zip to your next visit by touring along with the fun loving folks at On Location Tours. Their 3 1/2 hour bus sightseeing tours visit famous television and movie locals around New York City with stops at nostalgic settings from Sex […]

June 19, 2009 | By | Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Learn An Early American Craft in Nantucket

Next time you’re vacationing on Nantucket Island, don’t miss the opportunity to learn a traditional Early American Craft at the 1800 House, presented by the Nantucket Historical Association.   A wide variety of half day classes are offered ranging from Miniature Sailor Valentines (shell art), Shorebird Woodcarving, Scrimshaw, Tin Metalcraft, Shaker Box Making and much, […]

June 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

The Columbus Foundation has lovingly constructed replica sailing ships of Columbus’ famed vessels the Nina and the Pinta (also known as the Santa Clara).  The caravel ship Nina has been acclaimed as the most historically accurate recreation in modern times. This summer the two ships will sailing in tandem as a ‘sailing museum’, visiting ports […]

May 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
A Super Getaway Deal for New England Golfers!

A Super Getaway Deal for New England Golfers!

We’ve just received word of a fabulous 3 day golf getaway that will have you thumbing your nose at the recession and taking off to enjoy one of New England’s premier golf resorts with unlimited golf privileges. The Bethel Inn Resort, located just down the mountainside from the Sunday River Ski Area in Bethel Maine, […]

April 13, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Celebrated Maine Inns – Half Price in May

Celebrated Maine Inns – Half Price in May

You can picture them now, stately grand dames of the seacoast welcoming visitors for decades – elegant, historic and pricey.  Well now, thanks to The Maine Innkeepers Association, you can indulge yourself with a coveted Maine getaway in May, for half price.  What’s even better, your stay will benefit Habitat for Humanity at the same […]

March 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
World’s Best Chocolate Vacations!

World’s Best Chocolate Vacations!

For everyone who loves chocolate as much as I do, it’s time to plan a vacation swirling with chocolate tours and adventures. Nothing matches the euphoric lift after munching on a creamy chocolate delight. Here are eight destinations for immersing yourself in chocolate ecstasy on your next vacation.

January 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Tour The City By Public Transportation

Tour The City By Public Transportation

Here’s a wonderful site for finding your way around major US cities (New York, Boston, Chicago, SFO, DC (and others) by public transportation whether its by bus, subway, taxi or even on foot.  HopStop.com is an easy to use resource for finding the best route within these cities.  Just enter your origin and destination and […]

January 21, 2009 | By | Reply More
How To Save Big In the Big Apple

How To Save Big In the Big Apple

Thanks go to Rita (a WGTT tipster) for passing along this wonderful post about how to save money on your next visit to New York City.  Rita knows her stuff – enjoy her report! “I had always heard how expensive New York City can be, but my friend and I found ways to have a […]

January 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
It's Time To Plan Your Dazzling Pre-Holiday Weekend in New York City

It's Time To Plan Your Dazzling Pre-Holiday Weekend in New York City

No one puts on a party dress like New York getting ready for the holidays.  Every shop window glistens with elaborate displays, and the theater scene pops with magical productions.  Ever since the Miracle on 34th Street enchanted a nation in 1947, families have been streaming to New York City to revel in the nations […]

October 2, 2008 | By More
Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Ever since you were a kid clambering up to your private tree house (whether attached to a swing set, or hand crafted by your Dad), the appeal of living among the rustling tree tops has been compelling.  (Or was it the visions of imaginative carefree living we all saw in Swiss Family Robinson?)  As the […]

September 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
Fantastic Fall Festivals

Fantastic Fall Festivals

For me, Fall is the best time of year to travel. The weather is fresh and brisk, the earth is bursting with abundant harvests, and airfares take a dip between the high summer season and outrageous holiday fares. There’s no better time to venture forth and find a fall festival to enjoy. Here’s a sampling […]

August 28, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

End of Summer Getaway The Whole Family Will Love

It’s not too late for an exciting, adventurous, family friendly end of summer vacation. Just over 2 hours north of Boston lies the Waterville Valley Resort. If you’ve only thought of Waterville when the snow flies, it’s time for a second look. Waterville comes alive with family friendly outdoor summer activities right up to Columbus […]

August 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Skipping Hut to Hut in the White Mountains National Forest

Skipping Hut to Hut in the White Mountains National Forest

Don’t I wish! Clint and I just returned from an adventurous 3 day hike in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, superbly guided by folks at the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). If you’ve ever thought of going on a scenic hike in the mountains, read on…. this is a tale of ‘girl challenges mountain and […]

July 28, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
The Mt. Washington Hotel – A Beautiful Place With A Bad Attitude

The Mt. Washington Hotel – A Beautiful Place With A Bad Attitude

For many years I have delighted in the view of the Mount Washington Hotel tucked between dramatic notches in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It’s a sight that quite literally takes your breath away. I had been following news of the redevelopment of this grand historic hotel and have had it on my “someday” […]

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A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

I’m just back from touring the 4th annual Arts in the Inns in Kennebunkport, Maine. For the unbelievable ticket price of $5 you get to visit 16 historic inns and meet some of Maine’s premier artists as they display their works. The two day festival is called a “pairing of palettes and palates” as culinary […]

June 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

Maine Inns and Arts Spring Festival Weekend

One of the reasons I love Spring so much, is that all of a sudden there are dozens of house and garden tours, artist open studios and antiques festivals to temp me away from my ho hum winter routine. This year I’ve found a new offering (well new to me anyway) in beautiful Kennebunkport Maine. […]

April 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
See the Real New York With Big Onion Walking Tours

See the Real New York With Big Onion Walking Tours

Considered by many to be the best walking tours in New York City, Big Onion Walking Tours are experts at peeling back the surface layers to reveal the true essence of New York City neighborhoods. For an astonishing low price of $15 per adult, (and less for seniors and students) you’ll find passionate guides (who […]

April 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

Live Your Baseball Road Trip Dream!

The boys of summer are back and it’s time to head out to the ball park to make life long memories of battles well fought and won (or lost). I can almost hear the the cheers and jeers raining down from bleacher seats and sky boxes alike. Beach balls bouncing off outstretched hands, ice cream […]

April 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
Stay in New York City for Less – Rent an Apartment

Stay in New York City for Less – Rent an Apartment

New York City is back on top as the destination of choice for both foreign visitors and travelers from across the United States. Hotel occupancy rates rose 5% in 2007, as over 46 million visitors traveled to New York City. Today it’s often difficult to find a hotel room for less than $300 per night. […]

March 12, 2008 | By | Reply More