Just when you think you've got carry-on packing down, you book a two week long rafting and camping adventure, and it's back to square one. We are traveling with a rafting company which saves us having to pack food and equipment, but we're still challenged with what to bring. We'll be on the river in … Continue reading Packing for a River Rafting Trip, the Grand Canyon
As a Bostonian I can't really encourage you to spend JUST ONE DAY in Boston, but if that's the time you have, then make the most of it! Boston boasts history, culture, great food, and gorgeous gardens. We've put together a walking tour of Boston landmarks to help you get the most from your day. … Continue reading One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks
Planning a first trip to Hawaii? Oahu is the perfect island for exploration, and relaxation. A first time Hawaii itinerary for a week (or more) on Oahu.
Where to start with recommendations for New England books? New England was home to such honored American authors as Alcott, Emerson, Longfellow, Thoreau, Twain, Wheatley, and Mother Goose! And bestselling authors continue to write from the 6 state region - Stephen King and Dennis Lehane, for example. Visitors to New England can get a taste for … Continue reading Travel Books: New England
Five Boro Bike Tour 2015 This weekend, the first weekend in May, we traveled to New York for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, a 40 mile ride through the streets and over the bridges of NYC. Dave had done this years ago when the tour first began in the city, but for the rest … Continue reading New York Biking Weekend
Our kids treated us to a long weekend in Disneyworld! They were traveling to Florida for a friend's wedding and decided to take their 18-month-old to meet her favorites, Mickey and Minnie Mouse. We haven't visited theme parks since our children were little but were drawn to this trip to experience the wonder of Disney … Continue reading Disneyworld with a Toddler
Summer in the City. If you're lucky enough to visit NYC on a summer weekend, you will want to spend some time in one of the most incredible city parks in the world - Central Park! Central Park was the first landscaped public park in the United States. Its 843 acres include playing fields, gardens, … Continue reading A Central Park weekend