Family Travel Stories

May 3, 2012
by Traci Bisson
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2nd Annual Backyard Game of the Year Contest Sponsored by CLIF Kid®

Remember when play time was about being outside until the streetlights came on? In the past, kids had time to run around their neighborhood or in backyards with friends as they stayed active and explored their natural environment. Nowadays, the majority … Continue reading

July 12, 2011
by Traci Bisson
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Celebrate the Weeks Act Centennial Festival on July 29th

The Weeks Act, passed in 1911, is marking its 100th Anniversary. Mountain National Forest, along with several partner organizations, is hosting a family-friendly festival on July 29 at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road. This free, public event … Continue reading

January 3, 2011
by Traci Bisson
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Old-Fashioned Winter Days at the Enfield Shaker Museum

After the holidays, families are always looking for things to do on the weekends. Visit the Enfield Shaker Museum each Saturday in January for our “Old Fashioned Winter Days,” January 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading

September 13, 2010
by rbisson
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Piper Mountain Trail – Belknap, NH

Sometimes the trail less followed, even by mistake, can be a pleasant surprise. Our plan was to hike up Belknap Mountain’s Red Trail to a fire tower.  This was supposed to be a family hike with about a 700 foot elevation gain (from the parking … Continue reading

September 5, 2010
by rbisson
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Bradford Pines Natural Area in Bradford, NH

In New Hampshire, trees are plentiful. We look around and see trees that are 24”, 36” or even 48” in diameter and we think “what a big tree”. But at the Bradford Pines Natural Area located in Bradford, NH, there are very … Continue reading

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 22, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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New Hampshire Maple Weekend: March 27th & 28th

My family loves New Hampshire Maple weekend! It is a sure sign that spring has arrived, and nothing beats the sweet smells and tastes of freshly made maple syrup. Over 65 sugar houses across the state will welcome visitors this year … 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

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