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U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms: Cutting Down Your Own Tree

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Andy Dean Photography The holiday season is officially here and for many of us, the season’s celebrations are not complete without a colorfully trimmed tree in our homes cut from the local Christmas Tree Farm. Artificial trees have become more and more popular in recent years, but Christmas tree purists like myself...

Spectacular New England Fall Foliage Drives

Without a doubt, autumn is the best time to visit New England and relish in the splendor that is provided by the fall foliage. Folks from around the country and the world visit our fair states to get outside and catch a glimpse of the painted countryside. They come to hike the forest, visit farm stands and orchards,...

10 Amazing Family Attractions in New England

  We consider ourselves fortunate to live in New England. The area is pretty compact by geographic standards and every state brings a different taste of history, activity, and culture. There are some very iconic attractions in New England that are important parts of a New England itinerary. In no particular order and with something...

Top New England Family Campgrounds

Those lucky enough to have visited New England know this is a geographically and culturally rich and diverse area. From rolling farmlands, to sparkling lakes, to scenic mountains, to amazing shorelines, and big city delights…we have it all.
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Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Connecticut

Connecticut, the Constitution State, is rich in history and landscape. Yankee ingenuity is a great source of pride for us Nutmeggers. The state abuts the Atlantic Ocean offering a home to some great seaside towns.

Harvest Time With Kids – Pumpkin Patches, Apple Picking and Festivals

Let the fall festivities begin… Pumpkin hurling? Oh yes! Where?  In New Jersey at the Flying Pumpkin Festival , and Suffolk County Farm in New York.  All over the US, kids are having a blast picking apples and pumpkins, catching an old fashioned hay ride or getting lost in a corn maze. Here are some...

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