Family Travel Stories

May 10, 2011
by Traci Bisson
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Summer Writing Camps for Kids

The Better Learning Institute located in Barrington, NH will be offering summer writing camps for kids, grades 3 – 8, who prefer an “indoor academic” camp that promotes reading, writing, vocabulary, math collaborative learning and creativity. Children’s author Layne Case, owner of … Continue reading

December 21, 2010
by Traci Bisson
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Six Flags Read to Succeed Program

Read to Succeed is a free educational program sponsored by Six Flags to inspire kids in grades K through 6 to engage in recreational reading. Students who complete six hours of recreational, nonschool-related reading are eligible to earn a free … 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

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 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

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

August 31, 2009
by rbisson
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A summer spent at baseball games and with friends

This summer, besides being wet and cold, has been really busy. Our oldest son decided to try out for the 9U All-Star baseball team and was accepted. At that point, we realized that our commitment to explore New Hampshire was … 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

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