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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Exploring the Berkshires

Posted on 22 July 2014

From the outside, the Guest House at Field Farm in Williamstown is nondescript if not downright ugly. Then you enter the Bauhaus-era home, now a 5-bedroom inn run by the Trustees of… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Our Conde Nast Traveler New England Itinerary

Posted on 15 July 2014

Condé Nast Traveler recently asked us to design a 10-day itinerary along the New England coastline for families. Having written more than 300 stories for The Boston Globe on the… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Why We Love Rick Steves European Guidebooks

Posted on 08 July 2014

In a May/June 2000 story for Transitions Abroad magazine entitled “The Best and Worst Of Europe—with Apologies to None,” Rick Steves writes “the area south of Edinburgh is so boring the Romans… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Grand Manan, New Brunswick

Posted on 24 June 2014

Located off the coast of Lubec, Maine, but considered part of New Brunswick, Grand Manan not only feels lost geographically, but lost in time. Take the 90-minute ferry ride over from… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Kayaking in the Florida Keys

Posted on 17 June 2014

The Florida Keys are basically small spits of land connected by bridges on the Overseas Highway. Surrounding you is the water of ocean and bay, but it’s hard to get… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Maine Windjammer Week

Posted on 09 June 2014

Returning from Acadia National Park one summer with the family, we wisely timed our return drive to coincide with the annual Camden Windjammer Festival the last weekend in August. More… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Driving Avila Beach to Monterey, California

Posted on 03 June 2014

Highway 1 on the mid-Californian coast is the road you see in car ads, a stunning stretch of road that deserves to be driven in a red convertible. The climax… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Steve’s Packing List

Posted on 27 May 2014

Most people stress about packing for a trip, including Lisa who hates the thought of reducing all her possessions into one measly suitcase. I can often pack in less than… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Rafting Maine’s Dead River with Northern Outdoors

Posted on 20 May 2014

Large snow accumulation this winter translates into a better than average volume of whitewater come spring thaw. This is only enhanced by May and June dam releases, where the fast… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Hike the Brandywine Gorge Trail, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Posted on 13 May 2014

Nestled between Akron and Cleveland along a 22-mile corridor of the Cuyahoga River is one of America’s newest national parks, Cuyahoga Valley. This pastoral chunk of land attracts horseback riders who… Continue reading »

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