Family Travel Stories

October 18, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Children’s Art Expert Offers Pumpkin Decorating and Drawing Ideas That Kids Will Love

If spending hours scooping out seeds and stringy pumpkin isn’t on your list of fun things to do this Halloween, decorating a pumpkin without carving is a fun option.  Forget the knives and break out the permanent markers along with … 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

June 10, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Shaw’s Rewards Card Summer Offers

I recently discovered that Shaw’s Supermarket lists local tourist destinations on its website where the Shaw’s Rewards Card can be used to earn discounts. This includes popular spots in ME, NH, MA, VT and CT like the Seacoast Science Center, Strawberry Banke, … Continue reading

June 9, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Chuck E. Cheese’s Reading Program

Lately, we have been discussing the many programs we have been finding that encourage kids to continue reading over the summer. Make sure your kids complete the Chuck E. Cheese Reading Rewards Calendar as well. They will earn 10 additional … Continue reading

May 27, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Enjoy a FREE Ice Cream at Friendly’s Restaurant on June 6th

Thanks to Deal Finding Mom for this announcement about Friendlys’ Restaurant’s Free Ice Cream Day on June 6th from 12:00 pm- 5:00 pm. You can go to a participating Friendly’s and receive a one scoop cone or cup at no charge. … 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

May 20, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Visit the Polar Caves for free until June 19th

The Polar Caves in Plymouth, NH is a great family tourist stop. It includes a series of caves and passages formed by the falling of massive boulders nearly 50,000 years ago as the third continental glacier moved southward over New Hampshire’s White … Continue reading

May 19, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Free Family Film Festival at Regal Cinemas starting in June

Starting at the end of June, two theaters in New Hampshire (Hooksett 8 and Fox Run Stadium 15), will be offering a Free Family Film Festival. It’s a fun-filled nine weeks of movies for kids and parents. Since 1991, Regal … Continue reading

May 6, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Spend the day at Canobie Lake Park with mom this Sunday

Several years ago when Canobie Lake Park had their Mother’s Day promotion, we went and had a blast. I don’t believe they offer this promotion every year. Our favorite park of the park are the shows. Canobie Lake hosts top-notch entertainment.  … Continue reading

April 29, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program for Kids

Thanks to Barnes & Noble, kids in grades 1-6 have the opportunity to win a free book when they read eight books between May 26th & September 7th, 2009. Getting my kids to read over the summer can sometimes be a … Continue reading

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