Family Travel Stories

May 4, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Free family golf clinics being offered throughout May

Recently, I have been interested in learning more about the game of golf. My father and brother are avid golfers, and I have played a few times. I enjoy the fresh air, beauty of the greens, and exercise I get … Continue reading

March 10, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Princess Katie & Racer Steve come to the Lebanon Opera House, March 20th

Straight from “The Kingdom” — where a feisty princess who’s inclined to rock out joins a local racecar driver who creates blazing guitar solos when he’s not blazing around the track — Princess Katie & Racer Steve bring their one-of-a-kind … Continue reading

February 7, 2010
by rbisson
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Affordable skiing for the family

Do you remember, before you had children, going skiing for the day? Lift tickets were expensive at $40-$50+ each!  But what a great time we had skiing with family and friends. Now, we have a 9 year-old and a 5 year-old … Continue reading

July 2, 2009
by rbisson
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Wagon Hill Farm, Durham, NH

If you drive along Route 4 between Durham and Dover Point, you will see a picturesque old wagon sitting on top of a hill at an old farm. If you drive this route in the winter, you can see hundreds of people sliding … Continue reading

June 30, 2009
by rbisson
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Exploring the Gonic Trails along the Isinglass River in Rochester, NH

Recently, we learned about the Gonic Trails at Mount Isinglass Recreational Area in Rochester, NH. This facility is located a short distance from Route 125 in Gonic; a village of Rochester. The facility is part of the Waste Management Turnkey Recycling … Continue reading

May 26, 2009
by rbisson
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South Mountain at Pawtuckaway State Park

We recently took a hike to South Mountain at Pawtuckaway State Park. We wanted to go on an easy first hike in the hopes that our four year old would enjoy hiking and we could do additional hikes this summer. We wanted to stay close … Continue reading

January 28, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Help support the Barrington, NH recreation department

Barrington, New Hampshire is a small, bedroom community nestled between the seacoast and capitol city. There are no shopping malls. There are rolling green hills (white this time of year), friendly neighbors and fresh air. These are the things that attracted … Continue reading

January 19, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Snow shoeing is great exercise and a fun family activity

My family recently discovered snow shoeing as a great family fitness activity. I was not sure if my kids would enjoy or have the patience for it. My husband took the boys out into the backyard over this past holiday weekend. … Continue reading

January 10, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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WikiHike

Recently, I discovered WikiHike.Org, which was launched on March 1, 2008 by two individuals desperate for a website with usable and accurate information about hikes around the world. The two assembled a modest database of their past hiking adventures in an attempt … Continue reading

December 23, 2008
by Traci Bisson
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Kids can earn a patch by visiting fire lookout towers

I came across this activity on the NH Division of Forest and Lands (NHDFL)website. NHDFL offers a patch to kids and adults who visit five NH fire lookout towers through an initiative called the Fire Lookout Tower Quest program. The mission of … Continue reading

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