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Newport’s 30th annual Winter Festival is set to rock Rhode Island from February 16-25, 2018. It promises plenty of frosty fun with over 150 events and experiences combining food, music, arts and entertainment for all ages. This year, the…

It’s February, that time of year when it seems like spring’s first blossom may never arrive. Yes, you’re tired of putting on cumbersome foul weather gear to navigate slushy streets. It’s been a long and frigid season and it’s…

Tucked away in the heart of New England, Stowe is known for its ski resort. With its stunning natural setting and easy access to outdoor activities, a visit to Stowe is the ultimate restorative. The quaint village is home…

Sugarbush by Sarah Knapp

With the more popular towns of Stowe and Burlington located just a stone’s throw away, many travelers heading to Vermont cruise right past the Mad River Valley without a second look. Vermont natives, however, know the secret; the Valley…

Ice Skating NYC by Sarah-Richter

In winter, there’s nothing more magical than going ice-skating. There’s just something about putting on your skates and taking a spin around the rink. Fortunately, the New York metropolitan area has its share of great rinks. Sharpen those blades…

These days, many ski and snowboard resorts have gone beyond the one-group-fits-all lesson model to offer in-depth workshops tailored specifically for women. Whether you want to brush up on the basics or tackle the bumps, all-women groups can ease…

Whether you’re a grizzled commuter or haven’t yet braved the Upper East Side, the opening of the Second Avenue Subway is the perfect excuse to explore uptown. Representing nearly a century of planning, the Q line’s three-stop extension eases…

Okemo Mountain: Ski Southern Vermont

Anyone who has hit the slopes in the Northeast in the last 50 years has likely pondered a trip to Vermont’s Okemo Mountain. It’s true that today’s heated high-speed bubble chairs, terrain parks and slopeside accommodations are a far cry…