4 Exotic Summer Vacation Ideas

4 Exotic Summer Vacation Ideas

Summer is here, and with it usually comes an itch to travel. If you’re eager to embrace your wanderlust but unsure where to go, we can help. We’ve compiled a list of four exotic travel locations to curb your travel hunger. Start packing—we’ve got you covered.

Home Alone: Preparing Your House for Sitters

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While people are travelling for summer vacations, a lot of homes are left empty. That’s more opportunities for break-ins, property damage and theft. Hiring a housesitter helps keep your home fires burning and the burglars at bay. However, you’ll want to address these items first before handing over the keys to your personal kingdom.

4 Midwest Adventures for Mental Rejuvenation & Natural Healing

4 Midwest Adventures for Mental Rejuvenation & Natural Healing

Lounging under a canopy of trees with the sunshine streaming through or adventuring down a Wisconsin river on a thrilling whitewater rafting trip can be just what you need to unwind and recharge. Sharing the company of Mother Nature is one of the best ways to find respite and replenish a depleted self. Here are four destinations in the beautiful Midwest to flee reality and restoring mind, body and soul.

Hot Vacation Spots!

Hot Vacation Spots!

Have you been wondering where to take your next vacation? We’ve looked at a few of the most popular vacations spots worth visiting both in and out of the country. Read on to find out where your next trip should take you, and why!

7 Tips on Driving in Poor Weather Conditions: Do’s and Don’ts

7 Tips on Driving in Poor Weather Conditions: Do’s and Don’ts

Winter is here, and we’ve seen just the start of what’s shaping up to be an old-fashioned New England winter, complete with snowstorms, sleet, and icy roads that make driving dangerous. Follow our seven tips to make sure you’re driving your safest in poor conditions.

Save Money Together for a Special Family Vacation!

Save Money Together for a Special Family Vacation!

Vacations are a wonderful way for family members to come together and bond. New memories are made, and family ties are strengthened. However, saving money for a family trip can be difficult, and this is especially true if you are already on a tight budget. But if you follow our tips below, you can start saving for that special vacation, and we know you will come up with even better ideas for helping the whole family save up for that much-needed trip and time together.

Day Trip to Boston

Day Trip to Boston

Just a two-hour drive from Hanover, New Hampshire and the Connecticut River Valley, Boston is a great city to visit for a day trip with friends or family. Rich in our country’s history and culture, Boston has much to offer tourists. There are plenty of things to do and places to visit, rain or shine, and wonderful restaurants where you can sample just about whatever kind of food you’re in the mood for. If the weather is on your side, you may not even need to use public transportation (“the T”) because this city was made for walking. There’s more than enough to do and see in Boston to fill a few day trips. Here are just a few suggestions.

A Drive Through the White Mountains, Ending at Echo Lake

Family Day Trip: A Drive Through the White Mountains, Ending at Echo Lake

Whether your New Hampshire travels take you along the White Mountains Trail National Scenic Byway on the Northern or the Southern Loop, you’ll be treated to the best the Granite State has to offer—heavenly scenery, covered bridges, historic sites, picturesque villages, fantastic shopping and dining, and friendly New Englanders. A drive through the White Mountains ending at Echo Lake makes a delightful family day trip.

Weekend Trip to the Omni Hotel & Resort in the White Mountains

Weekend Trip to the Omni Hotel & Resort in the White Mountains

Looking for a weekend getaway with all the beauty of the mountains plus luxurious amenities? Look no farther than the Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. Only a 90-minute drive from the Hanover/West Lebanon region of New Hampshire and a 2½-hour drive from Boston, you can minimize your travel time and maximize your relaxation. This hotel is a favorite retreat of past presidents and many celebrities, as well as a national historic landmark that has been attracting families for generations. The Omni Mount Washington Hotel offers numerous amenities and activities, making it a great choice for just about everyone.

Home to Menorca

Home to Menorca

March 2013: I was enjoying my junior year at Kimball Union Academy as a mature sixteen-year-old, juggling a rigorous course schedule, participating in a plethora of clubs and organizations, running half-marathons—and becoming queasy at the thought of sleeping somewhere besides my own bed for an extended period.