September 2021

By Everett Potter As more people resume traveling, an increasing number are discovering that they’re out of practice when it comes to planning and packing after 18 months of staying local. The good news is that apps can help. It’s a safe bet that you have the apps for Uber,

By Mark Orwoll Door County, Wisconsin, is one of those places you’ve heard of even though you’ve never been there. In the back of your mind, you kinda, sorta know about it: Lake Michigan, right? Farms, probably. Hmm…cute villages, cherries? Fish, maybe? No, sorry. You don’t know Door. Door County

By Ann Abel To be honest, when I first visited Grand House, back in early 2019 (a lifetime ago!) I didn’t really get it. Sure, I saw that the hotel was beautiful. I tasted that the food was yummy and sensed that the service and activities were top-notch. But what I

By Everett Potter For most American skiers, Schweitzer Mountain has long been a sleeper of a Western ski resort. Located in Sandpoint, Idaho, it’s a true skier’s mountain in the rugged Selkirk Mountains of the northern Idaho panhandle. Schweitzer, which joined the Ikon Pass this year, is the largest ski

By Steve Jermanok If you have the good fortune to meet Beverley Franklin at the Long Beach Visitors Center on the Fundy Trail Parkway, as we did this past Sunday, by all means stop and say hello. After all, it was her father, Mitchell Franklin, a hotel and movie theater

  By Brian E. Clark MyMedic, the Salt Lake City based maker of first-aid kits, tourniquets and other medical supplies, was born of tragedy. But it inspired family members of the late Ken Udy, who was killed eight years ago in a New Mexico vehicle accident, to create a company

By Larry Olmsted The entire travel industry has suffered mightily in the COVID pandemic, but the ski and snowboard sector was especially hard hit. A premature end to the 2019-2020 season was one of the first travel casualties as the pandemic began, and in many places the entire 2020-2021 winter

By Everett Potter Those of us who are passionate about skiing in Europe have our fingers crossed that this winter, we can once again fly across the Atlantic for some serious snow time in the Alps. Among the newest resorts to consider for a European ski trip is Club Med

By Larry Olmsted When we had to vacate my New England home earlier this year due to water damage and repairs, my wife and I and our two golden retrievers packed up and drove to Provincetown, on the northernmost tip of Cape Cod. We chose it because the town is