Archive of: Weekend Trips



Winter Tradition February 2013

Winter Tradition

Dartmouth's legendary winter carnival draws us to the upper valley for a cozy weekend.

Picture Perfect Jackson January 2013

Picture Perfect Jackson

Skiing, apr├Ęs skiing, good food and a knockout exhibition of paintings highlight this winter-perfect village.

Winter Getaway December 2012

Winter Getaway

Hoping to get an early start on the winter sports we love, we headed north of the notches for a weekend that combined fun in the snow with a little pampering at a grand hotel.

Lake Retreat November 2012

Lake Retreat

Face it, November is not New Hampshire's prettiest month, so we spent a quiet weekend on Lake Winnipesaukee admiring the work of local artists and getting a head start on Christmas shopping.

Autumn Idyll October 2012

Autumn Idyll

For leaf peeping, it's hard to find a more perfect setting than the tidy villages and lakes to reflect the colors in the Monadnock Region. And it's the best time of year to climb that iconic mountain.

Natural Wonders of the North September 2012

Natural Wonders of the North

It's a little early for serious leaf-peeping, but reds and golds are beginning to highlight the roadsides in the White Mountains, so we chose a base right in the middle of them.

Rocking Madison August 2012

Rocking Madison

Escape to the White Mountains during the warm month of August.

Wilderness Escape July 2012

Wilderness Escape

Loons, eagles and moose lure us north of the White Mountains to a wilderness-surrounded lake that NH shares with Maine.

Take a Hike in Bretton Woods June 2012

Take a Hike in Bretton Woods

Summer is almost here, and it's time to head north with the girls (ages 11 and 8) to walk our favorite trails in the White Mountains.

Simple Gifts May 2012

Simple Gifts

What do garlic, coffee, kielbasa, maple cream and corn pudding have in common? We might not want them all in one dish, but we found them all in one weekend in Canterbury.