A couple of months ago, I blogged about High Altitude Adventures in Killington, Vermont and how they offer unique hiking experiences to snowshoe enthusiasts and novices alike (see: High Altitude Adventures bring High Altitude Fun!). In that blog post I mentioned that I wanted to try their High Altitude Dinner Adventure. Well, I finally . . . → Read More: High Altitude Dinner Adventure – I finally did it!
We have, in the past, highlighted many indoor things to do with kids during February school vacation – aquariums, museums, etc. For a change of pace let’s get outside for some outdoor adventures for this February school vacation. What to do outdoors during the winter? Well check out some of these . . . → Read More: February School Vacation Outdoor Fun in New England
While it is not yet “officially” winter it is certainly getting colder, and at least in the Northern parts of New England some of the white stuff is starting to show up… We thought we would pull together a list of some of our favorite winter activities presented here in alphabetical order.
Dog Sledding . . . → Read More: 10 Great Outdoor Winter Activities in New England
We have already checked out pick-your-own in Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, it is now time to turn our attention to the State of Vermont. Some of Vermont’s orchards have already rolled up the carpet on apple picking this year because of the rough spring (warm weather causing flowering followed by frost) which gave them . . . → Read More: Vermont Pick Your Own Apples and Other Fruit
It is that time of year where you may be planning a trip up to northern New England to take in the fall foliage. While you are checking out the foliage you may also want to check out another fun fall activity. Try you skills at navigating a corn maze. It can be great . . . → Read More: Corn Mazes in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont for the Fall of 2012
Our friends at the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) have reminded us of a great way to get out to see fall foliage – paddling along the NFCT, of course!
Some of the most spectacular fall scenery can be found along the banks of rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds. What better way to see . . . → Read More: Fall Foliage from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Tomorrow, July 28, 2012, is the 3rd Annual “740 Miles in One Day“, sponsored by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT). Paddlers are encouraged to put-in anywhere along the entire 740 mile NFCT route and to cover any distance along the trail from Old Forge, New York to Fort Kent, Maine. The purpose of . . . → Read More: Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s Annual 740 Miles in One Day – July 28, 2012
By Kate Williams, Executive Director, Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Kayakers on Flagstaff Lake
It’s a well-worn rhetorical path in today’s culture to blame the various screens and devices to which we are connected for the dis-connection from the natural world they cause. And there’s some truth to that. A brain that is habituated . . . → Read More: How About the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for Father’s Day?
With spring here and summer not too far away, the folks at the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) are reminding us that they have a couple of paddling safety and survival brochures to help us stay safe while we pursue our paddling fun… The two brochures are:
“Wear It! Life Jackets Matter” (PDF)- stresses . . . → Read More: Some Safe Paddling Tips from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
National Geographic recently put out their list of the World’s 25 Best Ski Towns. Two New England ski destinations are on that list:
North Conway, New Hampshire with seven different downhill areas and six Nordic ski centers within an easy drive of town and plenty of after ski fun. Stowe, Vermont – Luxury lodging, . . . → Read More: Two of the Best Ski Towns in the World are in New England