Most people who haven't been here consider the Hamptons a playground of the rich and famous. And while the stars do flock to Long Island's beautiful south shore in the summer, the Hamptons is also a fabulous spot to visit with your family. The towns of Hampton Bays, Westhampton , Southampton, Easthampton and Montauk may be the best known, but in between are the gems of Sag Harbor, Watermill, Bridgehampton and Amagansett as well. Whatever body of water you like - be it ponds, bays, harbors ... Continue Reading
A car, a great sense of adventure, and sunscreen are the main things you need in the Hamptons. Check out these great destination sites for you and your family.
Frugal family fun – here are 7 great tips for saving money at the theme park.
When it comes to fun and exciting destinations for the entire family, theme parks are definitely at the top of the list. If you’re planning a trip to the amusement park on a limited budget, there’s no need to worry. Here are some tips to saving money at the theme park: 1. Buy your tickets elsewhere. Keep an eye open for deals and you’ll likely come across promotions and coupons on theme park rates. Pay close attention to advertisements, flyers, and even soda cans. You can also book ... Continue Reading
Ease the stress of planning and taking your next vacation.
As my sister and I prepare for taking a cruise vacation next year, I've discovered several ways to make traveling and vacations a little bit easier. Here are some ways to ease the stress of planning your next vacation. First of all, Plan In Advance I probably go a little overboard on this, but I am a planner. Whether it's the lodging, necessary funds, or even what outfits I need, I like to plan it all out well ahead of time. When our family travels, I have the hotel(s) reserved at least a ... Continue Reading
Next time you head to the slopes, try to make it an eco-ski vacation.
Skiing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors during the winter holidays, but you may be concerned about your carbon footprint. Many ski resorts rely on water-hogging snow guns, use tons of energy running high speed gondolas, and are frequented by gas-guzzling SUVs with gear strapped on top. Here are a few tips for your next eco-ski vacation. Take a Longer Trip Save gas and money by skiing for a week, rather than a couple of weekend trips. By making just one trip to the mountain you'll qualify ... Continue Reading