Family Travel Stories

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

June 22, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Barrington Farm Tour Day Sunday, June 27, 2010

The 3rd annual Barrington Farm Tour Day is coming up on June 27th. Farms will be open from 10am-4pm and there are 8 farms to visit this year! Participating farms 2010: #1 Warren Farm 30 Warren Road www.warrenfarmnh.com #2 Sallie’s … Continue reading

May 5, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Kids can earn $10 with TD Bank’s Summer Reading Program

Again this year, TD Bank is offering its Summer Reading Program for children 18 years of age or younger. Kids can read 10 books and earn $10. Here’s what kids need to do: Read 10 books between May 3, 2010 and … 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

April 20, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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The Great Bay Discovery Center – Stratham

My girls and I have a new favorite hangout – the Great Bay Discovery Center in Stratham.  This indoor/outdoor treasure is a great place to explore and learn about the Great Bay estuary and all of the creatures that live … Continue reading

April 6, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Take a factory tour with your family

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family, consider taking a factory tour.  New England is home to a variety of interesting, unique companies that offer free (or inexpensive) tours – and many come complete with product … 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

January 28, 2010
by rbisson
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Our kids prefer plays over movies!

This past Christmas we took our kids to see “Christmas Carol” at the Seacoast Repertory Theater in Portsmouth, NH. When we walked in to the theater, our five-year old said “Oh, I love this place”. We sat in the front row and were able … Continue reading

January 27, 2010
by rbisson
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Building Workshops for Kids

Throughout the winter we have taken our children to Lowe’s home improvement stores for their kid’s Build & Grow clinics. Lowe’s and Home Depot have workshops for kids to build pre-packaged wood sets.  So far at Lowe’s, our boys have built a … Continue reading

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