Top U.S. Travel Destinations

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New York City, New York

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The Big Apple is one of the hottest travel destinations in the world; with 13 million visitors in 2016 alone it’s the most traveled to city in the U.S. If you’re traveling with kids, you won’t want to miss the world’s biggest Toy’s ‘R Us store in Times Square; There’s a Ferris wheel inside the store!

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Vegas is no longer just for the high-rollers. The City of Lights is quickly becoming a family friendly destination for visitors of all ages! Take in a show, eat a world class meal, or try your luck black jack, the world is your oyster during your trip to Vegas (literally and figuratively.)

Orlando, Florida

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Whether you’re visiting the world’s most famous mouse, or swimming with dolphins at SeaWorld, Orlasndo is a destination for the young, and the young at heart alike. If amusement parks aren’t your thing don’t worry, Orlando has miles upon miles of shopping and fine dining experiences that will keep you entertained and wanting more.

Chicago, Illinois

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Are you a sports fan? How about a lover of the arts? Chicago offers something for everyone! From catching a game at the world famous Wrigley Field, to gazing at your reflection in the Silver Cloud Gate Sculpture, the Windy City should be on everyone’s bucket list.

San Diego, California

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If you love the beach, nothing beats California! During your trip to San Diego you can take a stroll down the world famous boardwalk, or try your hand on a surf board, and don’t forget to sample the exquisite Mexican food.

To find out how you can get 2 Free round trip airfares to one of these destinations, call Tripjoy Advantage at (603) 689-7706.

Top New England Family Vacation Destinations

Ogunquit, Maine

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Ogunquit means beautiful place by the sea, and there couldn’t be a more fitting name for our #1 vacation destination pick. Ogunquit beach was named among the 10 best family beaches in 2015, so you can rest assured that your little ones will have a blast in a family friendly environment. For the adults, there’s a charming down town area with quaint shops and an ample selection of restaurants; for the seafood lovers, we highly recommend you try a lobster roll.

White Mountain’s, New Hampshire

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The best thing about our #2 pick, is that it’s fun for families all year round! For the winter sport enthusiasts, there are multiple ski resorts with trails for veteran skiers and newbies alike. When visiting in the spring or summer, the White Mountains are a nature lovers dream! You can take a drive down the stunning Kancamagus Highway, or fly through the trees on one of the many zipline attractions, and your little ones are sure to enjoy visiting storyland or Whale’s Tale water park.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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When thinking of a New England getaway, Cape Cod almost is almost always the first to come to mind. From Falmouth to Provincetown, there’s so much to see and do! You could spend entire summers exploring the vast waterways by boat or kayak alone! From whale watching to visiting to Whydah Pirate Museum, there’s sure to be an activity every member of your family will enjoy.

Call Tripjoy Advantage at (603) 689-7706 to find out how you could get a free overnight at one of these top destinations!

New Years in New England

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Did you know the first “First Night” celebration was held in Boston in 1976? A small group of artists wanted a place to celebrate the holiday together without the influence of alcohol, and from that gathering sprouted one of America’s most beloved New Years traditions. Boston’s celebration is America’s largest First Night, but there are lots of great celebrations all across New England for you to choose from to ring in the New Year!

Chatham MA

If you love Cape Cod, or live in the area, you won’t want to miss Chatham’s New Year’s celebration! There will be a circus, a fireworks display, and at midnight, a giant lighted cod drops!

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Boston MA

Over a million people attend America’s oldest First Night celebration, which features giant ice sculptures and a word class fireworks display!

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Portsmouth NH

The best place to ring in the New Year in the Granite State is in Portsmouth, where the whole town hosts indoor and outdoor events throughout the day.

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Newport Rhode Island

If you’re not the partying type, you can ring in the New Year in Rhode Island by taking a polar plunge into the waters of Easton  Bay!

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Eastport Maine

New England’s most unique New Years celebration has to be Eastport Maine’s Great Sardine and Maple Leaf drop at the Tides Institute and Museum of Art. A giant maple leaf drops at 11pm, and at midnight is followed by an 8 ft sardine.

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New Hampshire Ski Forecast 12/13

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Thanks to yesterday’s storm, ski resorts all across the state have opened more trails for some pre-holiday shredding! Weather conditions are looking great for the remainder of the week as well, with more snow expected for Saturday.

Bretton Woods: 35 trails open

Cannon Mountain: 52 trails open

Cranmore Mountain: 11 trails open

Gunstock Mountain: 17 trails open

Loon Mountrain: 25 trails open

Mount Sunapee: 14 trails open

Pats Peak: 13 trails open

Ragged Mountain: 5 trails open

Waterville Valley: 13 trails open

 

Say Yes to Timeshare!

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November 2nd marked the 3rd annual International Timesahre Appreciation Day all across the world! Our friends over at InnSeason Resorts asked their owners to share what they love about their timeshare, and what makes InnSeason Resorts the best in New England!

Here were some of our favorite responses:

“My Inn Season points began at Edgewater Beach in Dennisport whoch I loved, but who says timeshares have to tethered to one place!? You have taken me to many enjoyable family vacations. Thanks, Inn Season, for having such a caring and helpful staff. #Yes to timeshare #Yes innseason”

“What is there not to love about Surfside in Falmouth, with water views every where you turn. Love the new fire pit that we all look forward to every evening and catching up on everyone’s daily adventures. Many memories and friendships made for a lifetime. The staff is awesome and always make our stay as stress free as possible!”

“Innseason pollard brook has given our family so many irreplaceable memories. The view of loon and south mountain are breath taking. I’ll never forget the first time staying there. It was 1999. As thee years have passed walking into the foyer feels like home. Warm, inviting and lodge like. My children feel the same. It’s their home away from home. All the amenities are well kept and pleasing. I feel my children are safe there. I allow them to wander to the game room and playground. They are 9 and 13 now. My oldest has been going up all her life. She loves being able to take her friends with her now, and showing them how beautiful it is. The bike path is a favorite. And the brook that runs threw is amazingly beautiful. We rock hop there. Thank you for incredible hospitality and a decade of happy moments.”

“Love the Inn Seasons Resorts ❤ when your week/weeks come Its so exciting, weather staying in Ogunquit, Pollard Brook, and all the ones in Massachusetts , and the one up Maine Jackman I do believe … It’s always a wonderful time had by all! Each place has its own memories ”

“You all know I could live at my timeshare if possible. I Love the rooms, location, and most of all the staff. Your all like family to us. Not looking for the gift card just expressing my LOVE for The Falls at Ogunquit”