We were drenched. We'd enthusiastically signed on to hike hut to hut with the Appalachian Mountain Club in New Hampshire's White Mountains along the famous Appalachian Trail.
Are you ready to reach out and touch a shark? "They're not scary," said Caroline, 9, an avid New England Aquarium-goer I met recently in Boston. Maybe you'd prefer a stingray, though they may feel "slimy," offered 9-year-old Owen.
Who knew. Who knew the small city of Rockford, Ill., a little more than an hour from Chicago, is home to Jane, the most complete juvenile T-Rex and Homer, the most complete adolescent Triceratops.
It's called fishing, not catching. That must be why I'm not catching anything, though I'm standing in one of the premiere fly-fishing spots in Colorado -- the Roaring Fork River on the edge of Aspen.
Got your bike helmet strapped on? Then you're ready to explore the island of Nantucket! "You can bike everywhere and everyone is really nice," said John McGlainn, 14, who has been spending summers here where his grandmother lives since he was a ...
Leave it to the kids. They scored the best moose and bear shots on our recent trip to Yellowstone.