Family Travel Stories

December 15, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Winter family fun in New Hampshire

Now that the weather has gotten colder, our thoughts are turning to sledding, ice skating and other fun winter activities. New Hampshire has plenty of free (or inexpensive) places to sled and skate with your kids this winter.  Bundle up … Continue reading

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

October 12, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Screamer’s Café: Cooking Up Some Fun

My daughters love to help me cook at home, and we were thrilled to learn about Screamer’s Café in Stratham, a family-friendly, casual-style restaurant that offers kids’ cooking classes (as well as great birthday parties). When my girls were as … Continue reading

October 1, 2009
by rbisson
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Cathedral Ledge – North Conway, NH

I recently attended a quarterly meeting for the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association, which was held at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. I was not looking forward to the long ride from the Seacoast to Attitash along Route 16.  Luckily … Continue reading

September 28, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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Take a trip to Apple Annie’s for apple picking and fall fun!

(This post is the first in a series from a new guest blogger, Adrienne, who also resides in New Hampshire with her family.) Fall in New Hampshire is delightful, and there’s nothing better than spending a beautiful, crisp, sunny day picking … 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

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 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

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