United States Travel

Travel ideas and inspiration for family travel to the United States.

Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, is a recreated colonial village that teaches visitors about life at the time of the birth of the United States. On a normal visit costumed staff will lead you to visit various shops and homes while hands-on activities teach you about life in the 1700s.  It is a popular place for school field trips in Southern New England and it is totally worth spending an afternoon here any time of the year. But on December weekends candle light begins to glitter through the trees, and you get to experience one of the best Christmas…

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5 things you must do in the Berkshires this fall

5 Things you must do in the Berkshires this Fall How many of you are James Taylor fans? If you are you know the verse in Sweet Baby James that talks about the Berkshires in winter. I have wanted to visit the magical sounding Berkshires since I first heard that song in high school. Well it turns out the Berkshires are just as magical as I’d hoped, but my favorite time to visit is in the fall. The Berkshires are a rural area in the southwest corner of Massachusetts. They are famous for outdoor activities, leaf peeping and being the…

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A fall weekend in New Haven, Connecticut

Most people think of Yale when they think of New Haven, Connecticut. If they think of New Haven at all, that is. When my husband and I moved to Connecticut many years ago, I think the only thing I knew about Connecticut at all was Yale. Almost 20 years later, I know a few more things about Connecticut. For example, do you know there is no real name for a person from Connecticut? Someone from Virginia is called a Virginian, Washington a Washingtonian, etc. Someone from Connecticut is a . . . . Connecticutter? Most people say they are Nutmeggers…

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Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Springs, New York is a playground for families at any time of year.

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New England Fall Foliage-Give Southern New England A Try!

Southern New England has fabulous foliage too. Don’t fret if Vermont is booked, here are some amazing alternatives.

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