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Hometown:
Bay Area, California, United States

About Me & My Family
I'm a mother
2 Kids 1-5 years old boys and girls

the arrival of O-dogg completely rocked planet lee back in 2007. we've always loved to travel and got a a better work-out carrying all the extra gear with the extra kid. fast forward 5 years, we were just inches away from being able to board a plane with only carry-ons when KK decided to hit the scene. now we're back to walking the airplane aisles with a toddler.
Our Family's Travel Personality
adventurous, curious, relaxed, independent, energetic, spontaneous, easy_going
We Just Got Back From
San Diego, CA
Our Favorite Vacation Spot
Anywhere with loved ones
A Place We'd Love To Visit
Middle East and New Zealand
Favorite Vacation Memory
Watching the O-dogg dance to techno music at the Starbucks in Hawaii airport.
Worst Travel Moment With My Kids:
Being in a vacation rental with all of our extended family for the holidays. 13 people in all. Was supposed to be a wonderful week of fun, but 10 out of 13 got struck with the stomach virus for a week straight. The lowlights can be summed up in: 4 trips to the ER, 2 IVs for our one year old nephew and a concussion from freeze tag for my brother in-law. What a start to the new year!
Websites I Like:
Trekaroo!

Best Kid-friendly Places for Fall Foliage (New England)

Here's a list of places to take the kids to see the fall foliage throughout the New England area. Listed alphabetically by state, these are places found in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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Undermountain Trail parking area
Salisbury, Connecticut

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At Mount Riga enjoy foliage mountain views of three states; New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts after a relatively steep hike.


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67 River Road
East Haddam, Connecticut

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Great place for the littlest princesses and knights in the family. Gorgeous fall colors to be seen along the Connecticut River.



route 185
Simsbury, Connecticut

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Talcott Mountain is in an unspoiled section of central Connecticut. Beautiful 180 degree foliage views are your reward after hiking this somewhat steep trail. At the top visit the Heublein Tower.


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Acadia National Park
Bar Harbor, Maine

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Acadia has plenty of hikes a drives to enjoy the foliage of Maine on the shores of this beautiful state.


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6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, Massachusetts

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Take your kids here and make some jam, check out the small museum, and stroll riverbank beneath a trail of beautiful fall leaves.


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497 Mohawk Trail
Greenfield, Massachusetts

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LongView Tower on the Mohawk Trail in western Massachusetts is a steel observation tower that allows foliage views into Vermont, New York and Massachusetts.


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30 Rockwell Road
Lanesboro, Massachusetts

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3 hours west of Boston, Greylock displays the Berkshire autumn colors at it's best. Lots to do for the whole family.


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260 Central Shaft Road
Florida, Massachusetts

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A less crowded version of the autumn Berkshire leaves can be found here. There's an easy hike to Tannery Falls for the kids to find lots of leaves to bring home.


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Mountain Rd
Princeton, Massachusetts

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Outside of the Berkshires this is the highest peek in Massachusetts. You can drive or hike up the mountain for wildlife spotting and foliage views.


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915 Walden Street, Route 126
Concord, Massachusetts

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Stunning in the fall. You can easily figure out why Thoreau set-up shop here. Easy walking for younger kids.


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38 Norcross Cir
North Conway, New Hampshire

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One of New Hampshire's most famous drives is the Kancamagus Highway. If your kids prefer to ride on a train, be sure to check out Conway's fall foliage ride through Mt. Washington Valley.


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I-93 exit 34B
Franconia, New Hampshire

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Located in Franconia Notch State Park, this is great place to see the White Mountain trees burst into all the colors of fall. Easy hikes at the summit for kids to walk among the trees. Ride the gondolas Ketchup and Mustard to the top of the mountain. Enjoy the views of the foliage on the way up and on the trails at the top of the mountain.


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Route 124
Jaffrey, New Hampshire

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Beautiful hikes for older kids. Terrain is a bit more challenging.



route 112
Lincoln, New Hampshire

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Drive the Kanc and see unspoiled views of the White Mountains. Start in Lincoln and end in Conway. Along the way there are roadside historic stops, hiking trails and plenty of wildlife. However there are no stores or gas so be prepared. This is a favorite for foliage viewing in New Hampshire.You can't miss the blend of maples, oaks and evergreens.



175 Main Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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A boat tour takes you and your family down the Blackstone so you can enjoy the changing colors of Rhode Islands trees with the water reflection.


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4763 Killington Road
Killington, Vermont

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Killington Vermont offers beautiful foliage views in the clean air state of Vermont. Ride the K-1 gondola to the top for fabulous Green mountain autumn views and hike around the top.



6443 Mountain Road
Stowe, Vermont

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Great place to check out the Green Mountains of Vermont with the kids. The Smugglers Notch Resort or the Trapp Family Lodge are great places for the whole family to stay and play.