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What to Do in Philly: Benjamin Franklin Museum

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Do in Philly: Benjamin Franklin Museum

Heading to Philadelphia? The Benjamin Franklin Museum is a hands-on place perfect for curious families. Recently renovated, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is located in Franklin Court, a short walk from Independence Hall and sight-distance from the first Post Office. It’s also close to a number of great Philadephia hotels. But this isn’t just another museum […]

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Planning a Cross-Country Road Trip

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Planning a Cross-Country Road Trip

Want to take a road trip? Earlier this year, I started planning a massive New England road trip that would have taken us from Connecticut to the farthest points of Maine and back again. Ultimately though, that plan was abandoned when we moved to Maine. Still, the idea of a family road trip is one […]

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Inside Loews Philadelphia Hotel

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Inside Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Just a few blocks from Reading Terminal Market and an easy walk away from Independence Hall in Philadelphia sits the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, a history-meets-sleek-modernity hotel. Want to check it out before you book? Here’s a little photo tour to show you around. In April, my kids and I headed southwest from Connecticut to Philadelphia […]

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Philadelphia Restaurants: Pizzicato

| May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Philadelphia Restaurants: Pizzicato

Located a short walk from Independence Hall, Philadelphia’s Pizzicato is a little cafe with charming outdoor seating and a sleek, modern interior. There’s no shortage of places to eat in Philadelphia. From the stalls of Reading Terminal Market to the many restaurants all over the city, there’s so much good food. And among the places […]

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Connecticut Restaurants: Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport

| April 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Connecticut Restaurants: Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport

One of my favorite things that spring brings is al fresco dining. Whether it’s a backyard meal or drinks on a pretty restaurant patio with friends, there’s something about the combination of warm weather, cool friends and a soft breeze that makes it so special. When I approached Arezzo Ristorante & Bar in Westport, Connecticut, recently, […]

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Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

Connecticut lobster rolls are warm, buttery sandwiches usually served on New England-style hot dog buns. Where can you find the best lobster roll in Connecticut? Follow along as I head around the state to find the most drool-worthy Connecticut lobster roll. New England travel isn’t complete without trying one of these delicious sandwiches. When I […]

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Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

Planning a Boston trip? Take a peak inside a historic Boston hotel that’s located right along the Freedom Trail. This is a classic for New England travel. When I pulled up to the Omni Parker House Boston’s School Street entrance, a valet rushed around to open my door and sweep the car away. It was […]

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Boston Restaurants: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Boston Restaurants: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

Wondering which Boston restaurants to try on an upcoming Boston trip? The swank Fairmont Battery Wharf offers a relaxing afternoon tea worth checking out. This fun experience is a must for New England travel. The swank Fairmont Battery Wharf is located on Boston’s waterfront. It’s near the North End, and a short walk from Faneuil […]

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What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

As a little girl growing up in Dutchess County, New York, our home was located a short drive from the Hyde Park mansions that give a glimpse into the gilded age. Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion were all spots to visit, picnic, draw and enjoy. And now, more than 20 years later, they […]

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Boston Restaurants: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Boston Restaurants: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

Looking for Boston restaurants in the theater district? Abby Lane Food & Spirits is a cozy spot perfect for brunch or a pre-theater meal. Situated in Boston’s Theater District, Abby Lane Food & Spirits is a cozy restaurant where executive chef Jason Santos, an alum of Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen TV show, creates an eclectic […]

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