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11 Things to do in Falmouth, Cape Cod

By Katelyn Michaud on Jul 14, 2021 1:32:45 PM

Wake up to the sounds of the ocean waves crashing into the white sand beaches and the seagulls crying above. Fill the cooler with all your favorite snacks, grab the towels, and get the kids out of bed for an early morning splash in the Atlantic Ocean before spending the rest of the day exploring the local sites, finding the best lobster rolls, and enjoying too many cones of homemade ice cream.

Falmouth is home to over 68 miles of shoreline dotted with white sand beaches, eight charming New England seaside villages, and a lighthouse. Located in the Upper Cape, there is no shortage of fun family-friendly activities nearby for the whole family to enjoy for a weekend or week.

Topics: Things To Do Family Friendly Year-round Itinerary Food & Drinks Massachusetts
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Unplug to Reconnect

By Katelyn Michaud on Mar 5, 2021 8:46:37 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here

UNPLUG TO RECONNECT: UNDERSTANDING THE TRUE MEANING OF CONNECTION 

Even before the coronavirus changed the workplace, the average American spends 17 hours a day looking at screens from smartphones to computers to televisions. With the pandemic shifting whole industries to working from home with countless hours of Zoom meetings, it is estimated that people are spending an additional two hours glued to the screen. With no sports, recreation facilities closed, and stay at home orders, even children are spending more time than ever looking at screens, too. YouTube, Tik Tok, and all the other social media platforms are designed to keep kids engaged for as long as possible while you work or do chores.

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The Drive to Vacation

By Katelyn Michaud on Feb 19, 2021 9:06:29 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here

Rediscovering the Magic Close to Home: The Drive-To Vacation

Walt Whitman, one of America’s most prolific poets, once said “I take to the open road. Healthy, free, the world before me.” While Whitman may have lived before the birth of the automobile, he certainly would have embraced it. By 1920 the idea of the road trip had begun to take shape. As costs of automobiles fell and their reliability increased, people began using the automobile as a “vacation agent” into America’s countryside.

Topics: Behind the Scenes Ownership Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire
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Why Micro-cations Are the Next Big Thing in Travel

By Katelyn Michaud on Dec 1, 2020 4:14:00 PM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here


According to a recent U.S. Travel Association report, more than half of working Americans don’t use all of their paid vacation days. They forfeit an average of 212 million days, which is equivalent to about $62.2 billion in lost benefits. Most Americans struggle to disconnect from the daily demands of their work. Research shows that taking vacation time actually increases your productivity by making you more resilient, improving cognitive function, creativity, and problem-solving.

Topics: Things To Do Indoor Activities Year-round Outdoor Activities Ownership January
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Vacation Ownership: Can “investing” in vacations pay dividends far beyond financial savings?

By Allan Guilbeault on Nov 25, 2020 4:07:00 PM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here


Changing consumer behavior and the evolution of an industry 

In just over 25 years the internet has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives. It has revolutionized communication, entertainment, education and almost all business operations and has provided access to the world’s library of information with the click of a button. Companies like Netflix, Amazon, Uber, Airbnb and Carvana have completely upended entire industries and in the process, altered our very behavior as consumers. The way we think about purchasing goods and services has been forever changed along with the way these new companies communicate and deliver their product.

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Post-COVID Travel Outlook Speaks to the Resilient New England Spirit

By Allan Guilbeault on Nov 13, 2020 1:03:33 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here


While sipping champagne and awaiting the countdown for the clock to strike midnight, many of us were making grandiose travel plans for the new decade. 2020 was the year we’ll finally take that romantic getaway to Aruba or take the entire family to Disney World for the first time. But, 2020 had other plans for us. For the first time, the travel industry nearly came to a screeching halt across the planet due to a global pandemic.

Topics: Behind the Scenes Ownership Business Maine Massachusetts January
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Coastal Maine Craft Beer, Wine & Distillery Tour

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 11:38:39 AM

New England is home to some of the best beers around, especially if you like IPA. Head in either direction from Ogunquit and you’ll hit several local breweries, distilleries, and even wineries. Bottoms up!  

Topics: Things To Do Kid-Free Indoor Activities Year-round Itinerary Food & Drinks Maine New Hampshire
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Going to Portland?

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 10:59:32 AM

Maine’s largest city, Portland, is the perfect day trip when you get tired of lounging on the beach all day. The historic city has received a lot of accolades in the recent years, especially when it comes to food and drinks. Wander the working waterfront where you can watch the hearty lobsterman pull in fresh lobsters, shop the cute boutiques for unique gifts for all your friends, and enjoy a delicious meal at one (or more) of the many award-winning restaurants around town.  

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Togethering Maine
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Maine Coast Ultimate Kid's Bucket List

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 10:37:16 AM

We have your covered with our Ultimate Kid’s Bucket List, perfect to make sure the kids have fun or for a rainy day. From sugary treats to arcade games to a zoo, your kids will remember this coastal Maine vacation for years to come. The only question you’ll have, is can you fit it all in your vacation time?  

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Togethering Maine
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Explore Portsmouth: A Charming New England City by the Sea

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 4:32:33 PM

Historic Portsmouth is a charming small New England city that you don’t want to miss. Spend a day strolling its cobblestone streets, browsing the many boutiques, and enjoying all the delicious food. If you’re up for a little learning about the local history and culture on your vacation, Portsmouth is also home to several outstanding museums.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering Maine New Hampshire
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The Best 40 Things to Do with Kids on the Seacoast

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 2:27:53 PM

Kids have a lot of energy and they get bored easy. It’s a good thing that there is so much to do in the seacoast region to keep kids of all ages busy and active from sunup to sundown, so you can enjoy a little rest and relaxation after the kids go to bed. Here is a list of a few of our favorite kid-friendly activities from Portland to Portsmouth.

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Fun Activities for Teenagers Without the Eyeroll

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 2:21:45 PM

Raising teenagers isn’t always easy, but we made vacations with teenagers easy! Your teens probably don’t want to do everything you want to do on vacation and that’s okay. Drop them off at one of these places and they will come back with all smiles.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Maine
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Fore! The Best Golf Courses in Southern Maine

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 9, 2020 4:19:29 PM

Playing a round of golf course along the coast of Maine is an experience you need to have on your next vacation. Some of the best courses in the country are located just a short drive from your resorts and they even boast stunning views and a cool Atlantic breeze. Did we mention that several Presidents have played at some of these courses?

Topics: Things To Do Kid-Free Summer Fall Outdoor Activities Maine
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Real Estate Tour Spotlight: The No Pressure Approach

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 8, 2020 10:37:15 AM

There’s nothing that makes me cringe more than sales. Once upon a time before I really became an experienced traveler, I went to the Boston Travel Show and got sucked into a sales pitch. All I had to do was spend a “free” night at a new hotel in western Massachusetts then I’d get roundtrip tickets and a three-night stay in San Diego. It sounded like a no brainer to me!

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Why Millennials Are Buying Vacation Homes And You Should Too

By Allan Guilbeault on Jun 8, 2020 10:26:17 AM

You’ve read the headlines – Millennials are just entitled, lazy, and ruining the economy because they can’t afford to buy houses, cars, or anything with so much student loan debt. But those are just headlines created to get people to click on an article. Sure, millennials are managing life with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debt, but they are working just as hard as the previous generations to create a career that is meaningful to them and earn a living.

Topics: Ownership Understanding Fractional Ownership
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What Owners Love About their Home at RiverWalk Resort

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 8, 2020 10:25:17 AM

The White Mountains have attracted seasonal guests for centuries with its pristine natural landscape and refreshing mountain air. Historic luxury hotels, like the Mt. Washington Resort and The Balsams, have left a long legacy of innovation, luxury, and a high-level of customer service. The RiverWalk Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire is a newcomer to the scene but has been working hard to redefine modern luxury.

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Scenic Adventures in the White Mountains

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 6:10:47 PM

Here in New Hampshire, our highways don't just go from here to there. The roads crisscross through some of the most beautiful places in New England. Drive over mountain passes through quaint mountainside towns and everywhere between to stop at a few of our favorite scenic adventures.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering New Hampshire
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Winter Activities: Bundle Up and Get Outside

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 5:54:33 PM

Lincoln, New Hampshire is a premier winter destination for skiers and snowboarders from all over New England and beyond. Whether you’re trying to take a break from the ski hill or are not a skier, there are tons of fun, family-friendly outdoor winter activities to keep you busy for days. Check out a few of our favorites!

Topics: Things To Do Winter Family Friendly Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering New Hampshire January
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What Does Pollard Brook Have to Offer?

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 5:43:39 PM

The InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook in Lincoln, New Hampshire has a lot to offer! With both indoor and outdoor heated pools, hot tub, sauna, fitness room, game room, tennis and basketball courts, and a children's playground, InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook is here to make your vacation active, fun, and memorable! But that's not all, Cassie and her team offer a wide array of activities ranging in story time for the little ones and DIY projects to Paint & Sip and Winery Tours for the Adults. Here are a few examples of what the resort offers throughout the year!

Topics: Things To Do Family Friendly Behind the Scenes Year-round Togethering New Hampshire
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Visit New Hampshire State Parks

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 5:33:27 PM

New Hampshire has 93 state park properties that provide a variety of recreational opportunities for all ages and abilities. The park system includes beaches, campgrounds, historic sites, waysides, natural areas, a multitude of trails, and much more to explore! We’ve provided you with a few of our favorite nearby state parks for you to explore and create memories with your families.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering Pet Friendly New Hampshire
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Historical & Educational Tour Of The White Mountains

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 5:22:48 PM

The White Mountains have a long history dating back centuries. From natural wonders like Squam Lakes Natural Science Center to the local legends at the New England Ski Museum, adults and children of all ages can learn something incredible about the region at the following places. 

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering New Hampshire
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Local White Mountain Tours

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 5:13:44 PM

Spend your vacation on tour with these incredible local tours! The Western White Mountains offer a wide variety of activities to meet everyone’s interests. Whether you prefer to sit back and enjoy a glass of wine or prefer the adrenaline rush of flying high over the mountaintops, these local tours will sure to leave a big smile on your face. 

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Year-round Summer Fall Food & Drinks New Hampshire
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Off-Season Fun in the White Mountains

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 4:45:19 PM

The White Mountains are truly a year-round destination! However, most people come to Lincoln for the world-class East Coast skiing or a fresh air mountain getaway. Once the snow melts, the region wakes up again with heaps of fun, family-friendly activities. If you’re traveling in the Off-Season, check out a few of our favorite activities.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering New Hampshire
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A Night At The Theater

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 4:02:12 PM

While we always hope that Mother Nature blesses us with bluebird summer days in the White Mountains, especially when we're on vacation, we all know that doesn’t happen. When you're on vacation, a little rain doesn't have to ruin the fun. Whether you send the kids to the movies and enjoy a wine or beer tasting or you catch a live performance, the movies are always a great rainy day bucket list item. 

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Togethering New Hampshire
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Shopping Around Lincoln, NH

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 3:43:13 PM

Did you know that New Hampshire has no sales tax? It makes Back-to-School and holiday shopping that much more affordable! The White Mountains are home to incredible small boutiques, old fashioned general stores, and large modern outlet shops. It’s time to break out the wallet!

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Togethering New Hampshire
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Scott’s White Mountain Hiking Picks

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 3:11:22 PM

The White Mountains of New Hampshire are home to some of the best hikes in New England. From the top of Mt. Washington to a stroll through Lincoln Woods, there are hundreds of miles of hiking trails of various difficulties and lengths. Scott has put together a few of the local favorites for you to enjoy on your next visit to the resort.

Topics: Things To Do Winter Kid-Free Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Pet Friendly New Hampshire
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Family Fun In The White Mountains

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 5, 2020 1:48:35 PM

The White Mountains are fun for the whole family! Adults and kids of all ages will have a blast at the many family-friendly attractions and natural wonders that scattered across the mountain range. Scream in delight on the many rides at the amusement parks or giggle as your soar above the trees. You’ll remember this vacation for years to come. 

Topics: Things To Do Family Friendly Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities
 

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