Great Family Vacations: Northeast Guide Book

by Candyce H. Stapen (The Globe Pequot Press)
Great Family Vacations Northeast  by Candyce H. Stapen

350pp/images
ISBN: 0762709081

Family-travel expert Candyce H. Stapen has taken the hassle out of vacation planning with this guide. Inside you'll find 25 complete vacations loaded with enough activities to keep every member of your family happy for weeks! Whether you're looking for museums and historic sites, thrill-a-minute amusement parks, animal attractions, natural wonders and the great outdoors, sporting events, or a healthy dose of all the above and more, here's everything you need to make your next family vacation a great family vacation. Find at least one trip in each of these states/provinces: Connecticut, Washington DC, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Trails from the "Great Family Vacations: Northeast" Guide Book
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... Preview: Formed millions of years ago by the jagged edges of Ice Age glaciers, the area that became Acadia National Park offers dramatic coastal scenery. Most of Acadia National Park is on Mount Desert Island, ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Acadia National Park, ME - Hiking - Trail Length:
... Preview: Baltimore, nicknamed “Charm City,” has lots to recommend it, including personality. With its dazzling Inner Harbor, relatively new but old-style baseball stadium, top-notch art museums, the winding wa ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Baltimore, MD - Hiking
... Preview: Seven-mile-long Block Island is for beach lovers. While not perfect— it can be crowded and noisy near the Old Harbor—the island still has all the ingredients necessary for an old-fashioned beach vacat ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
New Shoreham, RI - Hiking
... Preview: Ever since a group of Revolutionaries dumped tea in the Boston harbor, the city has held a special fascination. Despite the busy, big-city ambience, Boston is eminently family friendly, offering an un ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Boston, MA - Backpacking,Hiking
... Preview: For more than 300 years—from the time of William Penn—people have sought refuge and renewal in the Brandywine Valley. This bucolic landscape on either side of the Brandywine River in Pennsylvania and ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Wilmington, DE - Hiking
... Preview: Cape Cod, a 70-mile stretch of land separated from the Massachusetts mainland by the Cape Cod Canal, is an idyllic seaside getaway. These days the Cape attracts more family visitors than any other New ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Hyannis, MA - Hiking
... Preview: Cape May, New Jersey, a born-again beach town, boasts a historic district with colorfully restored Victorian houses: Turreted, gabled, bay-windowed, and laced with gingerbread, these houses are a trea ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Cape May, NJ - Hiking
... Preview: Mention the word Catskills, and many people still envision the large hotels in Sullivan County where families from New York City once flocked by the carload. Few of those resorts exist today, and the ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Saugerties, NY - Hiking
... Preview: Take your family back to July 1863 when Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s army met the greater forces of the Northern army in historic battle and turning point of the Civil War. The Gettysburg Natio ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Gettysburg, PA - Hiking
... Preview: On a visit to Hershey, you can combine the thrills of a theme park with the sweet excesses of chocolate and the simple lifestyle and scenic back roads of the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside. Easy day ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Hershey, PA - Hiking
... Preview: Jackson and the Mount Washington Region—North Conway, Bartlett, and Waterville Valley—in the heart of the White Mountains, offer a splendid array of outdoor family activities. In winter Jackson comes ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Jackson, NH - Hiking
... Preview: Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, known collectively as the Kennebunks, have been attracting summer visitors for centuries. In the 1700s the Abnaki Indians came to these shores for summer fishing and hunti ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Kennebunkport, ME - Hiking
... Preview: After the Great Lakes, Lake Champlain is the next largest inland lake in the United States. Extending southward from Canada, the 120-mile-long lake lies between New York State and Vermont, whose bound ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Burlington, VT - Hiking
... Preview: The Lake George, New York, area offers families a rare combination —hundreds of thousands of acres of woodlands, ponds, and lakes plus a first-class family hotel, the Sagamore Resort, in Bolton Landin ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Lake George, NY - Hiking
... Preview: Montréal, an island city on the St. Lawrence River, is exciting and dynamic, with a distinctively Continental flavor. French is the official language, although you’ll find English widely spoken, espec ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Montreal, QC - Hiking
... Preview: This section covers Mystic and the surrounding towns of Stonington, North Stonington, Noank, Groton, New London, Ledyard, Niantic, and Essex. For centuries, ever since Native American tribes migrated ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Mystic, CT - Hiking
... Preview: New Brunswick, an Atlantic province, shares a common border with Maine, but once you enter the area you know you’re not in New England anymore. Of the approximately 34,000 Loyalists who fled America f ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Fredericton, NB - Hiking
... Preview: If your family loves the energy and excitement of a big-city vacation, there’s no place like New York. Along with a 41 percent drop in crime in recent years, New York is in the midst of a major faceli ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
New York, NY - Hiking
... Preview: Nova Scotia makes for a great family vacation. Most American visitors enter Nova Scotia on ferries that link Maine with Yarmouth. From there two roads diverge—one tracing the south shore’s Lighthouse ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Halifax, NS - Hiking
... Preview: When Queen Victoria selected Ottawa as Canada’s capital in 1857, she made a shrewd—albeit unlikely—choice. Although it was then a small wilderness community called Bytown, Ottawa had a central locatio ... From the guidebook "Great Family Vacations: Northeast"
Ottawa, ON - Hiking