Family Travel Stories

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

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

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

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

January 10, 2009
by Traci Bisson
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WikiHike

Recently, I discovered WikiHike.Org, which was launched on March 1, 2008 by two individuals desperate for a website with usable and accurate information about hikes around the world. The two assembled a modest database of their past hiking adventures in an attempt … Continue reading

December 24, 2008
by Traci Bisson
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Christmastime in North Conway

A few weekends ago, we met one of Santa’s elves. Her name was Kathy Lewis and she is the Innkeeper of the Eastern Inns in North Conway, NH. When we arrived at the Inn on Friday evening, she greeted us … Continue reading

June 24, 2008
by rbisson
Comments Off on West Rattlesnake Mountain Climb with Kids – New Hampshire

West Rattlesnake Mountain Climb with Kids – New Hampshire

The trail starts off flat but you quickly begin to climb. Once you start your ascent, the trail continues on its upward course with little relief. The trail is fairly wide but due to the large amount of traffic a … Continue reading

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