Still bummed about losing the downtown Burlington Borders? Don't be; locally owned Phoenix Books recently opened a few blocks away and is up to the challenge of satisfying the Queen City's literary appetite. The bookseller, which has another branch in Essex, offers a spacious shop with some seating — and an entire bottom floor devoted to children's literature. The kids section is stocked with a range of options, from board books to young-adult novels. Expectant mothers and fathers can find shelves full of books on parenting. Want your new title in e-book form? They sell those, too. Events and workshops at both the Essex and Burlington locations give customers the chance to interact with local authors. You won't get that from Amazon.
Fort Ann, NY
Camp Little Notch offers a truly authentic wilderness camp experience. At CLN girls live in harmony with nature, explore the woods and creeks, and practice low-impact camping in a beautiful wilderness setting on the shores of a private lake. CLN provides the freedom to create a self-determined experience within a…(more)