Snow Tubing Near Me: Albany NY Winter Fun
Outdoor Education

Snow Tubing Near Me: Albany NY Winter Fun

You don’t have to go far to find snow tubing near Albany NY. There are seventeen tubing hills within daytrip distance, most less than a two-hour drive away, and more not much further way. Somewhere between backyard sledding and Olympic bobsledding on the thrill-o-meter, tubing is a great way to get the kids outdoors. Much…

Flat Stanley Adventures
Lifelong Learning

Flat Stanley Adventures

Flat Stanley is an adventurous traveler. The hero of several children’s book, writing a Flat Stanley letter is an activity often done in first or second grade at elementary schools across America. Flat Stanley Letter I had a chance to become reacquainted with Flat Stanley recently, when I received a Flat Stanley letter from a…

Plimoth Plantation – A Historical Day Trip from Boston to Plymouth MA
Family Travel | Lifelong Learning

Plimoth Plantation – A Historical Day Trip from Boston to Plymouth MA

There are a few places in the USA that every child should see, if possible, before they turn eighteen. Williamsburg, Boston’s Freedom Trail, Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, and of course, Plymouth top the list. In Plymouth, MA, they’ll see the legendary Plymouth Rock, climb aboard a Mayflower ship, and travel back a few hundred years at Plimoth…

Top 10 Reasons We Love to Ski
Outdoor Education

Top 10 Reasons We Love to Ski

Mother Nature has given notice: ski season countdown is on. Jiminy Peak, our backyard ski mountain, says snowmaking is just 45 days away (give or take a week) and their final season pass deadline looms on October 15th. Liftopia’s pre-season ticket sale is in full swing, and this is the time to get the best deals on 100+ ski…