Weekend & Short Break

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Author: Daphne Gil D'Agostino

Tags : Blogs, Cheap Vacation, City Break, Couples, Disney Vacation, Featured - MFT, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, North America, Teens, Vacation Packages, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

CityPASS Key to the City that Fits in Your Wallet!

Remember when someone did something heroic or amazing, they would be honored with a parade and the mayor handing them a Key to the City, an oversized novelty which made for great photo ops and not much else.  Well, stow your cape, because your key to the city is as easy as a click away at CityPASS.com.  Whether you are a resident of their 12 destination sites or a visitor, it is impossible to pass up on the advantages of cost and convenience.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Blogs, England, Europe, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Teens, Weekend & Short Break

Meeting Banksy and Brunel in Bristol

The city of Bristol is located in the South West region of England, two hours from London. An historic city with maritime roots, it has been reshaped into a cool mecca of contemporary culture with arts, music, theater, and film performances.

Bristol’s history as a trading port dates to the 11th century and, by the 14th century, trade with Spain, Portugal and Iceland were established. Ships were also leaving Bristol to found colonies in the New World.

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Author: Allison Hyman-Tibaldi

Tags : Featured - LV, Horseback Riding, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Nevada, Preferred Family, Teens, Weekend & Short Break

Relive The Wild West In Virginia City, Nevada

Virginia City, at its peak a bona fide frontier boomtown, is located in Nevada’s starkly beautiful high desert. It is under an hour from Reno and Lake Tahoe and approximately three hours from San Francisco. Although it’s close to modern diversions, a visit here feels like a step back in time. When silver was discovered in the mid-19th century, people from around the globe flocked to Virginia City. They were assured a good income working in the dangerous mines and could dream of striking it rich. 

 

Experiential Learning at its Finest

 

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Author: Elisa Perry

Tags : Family Reunion, Featured - LV, Kids, Las Vegas, Nevada, North America, Road Trip, Spring Break, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Who Says Las Vegas Isn't For Kids? On Strip Activities For Your Family

"In the end, kids won't remember that fancy toy or game you bought for them, they will remember the time you spent with them" - Kevin Heath

How true are those words? Think of your own childhood, you remember the memories made and the time well spent as a family more so than any lavish toys you had. Most people think Las Vegas isn't the place for kids but as someone who grew up in Vegas there is plenty to do with the kids.

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Author: Cheryl Jones

Tags : Cheap Vacation, Christmas Holiday, City Break, Featured - FL, Florida, Kids, Multigen, North America, Orlando, Road Trip, Students, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Visit the Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Florida

If you are heading towards Orlando, Florida, consider a stop at The Holy Land Experience. This theme park combines live drama, museums, children’s’ activities, and Holy Land replicated models in a dramatic and exciting way. 

Step Back into the Holy Land

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Author: Allison Hyman-Tibaldi

Tags : California, Couples, Kids, Multigen, San Diego, Teens, Travel Trends, USA, Watersports, Weekend & Short Break

Hilton Attracts Young Guests with Concert Series

Teens play an influential role when it comes to family purchases and vacations are no exception, as Hilton has discovered. Gone are the nostalgic days of my childhood, when my brother and I were content to stay at any motor lodge or campsite our parents chose. A motel swimming pool was a big deal and the sundaes at Howard Johnson’s our favorite treat.

Kiss those days goodbye.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Arizona, Camping, Hiking, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, National Parks, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Hear The Whistle Blow On The Grand Canyon Railway

Come aboard the historic Grand Canyon Railway for a comfortable trip through time between the Old West town of Williams, Arizona and the rim of the majestic Grand Canyon.

Until I met my husband, I had never heard of anyone riding a train.  I don’t mean riding a train to get somewhere, but riding it for the sheer pleasure; such as taking a weekend trip to Chicago and never going to The Art Institute, or stopping for Chicago-style pizza. Needless to say, this came as quite a surprise to me.

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Author: Kyle McCarthy

Tags : Baby, Canada, City Break, Kids, Museums & Culture, Ontario, Teens, Toronto, Weekend & Short Break

Toronto, Ontario Canada Attractions

So you want to go to Toronto, Canada eh? Read on for all there is to do, at any time of year, in this great city within driving distance of many major US regions.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Eco-Tourism, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Weekend & Short Break

Orlando Attractions For Theme Park Haters

Getting beyond it's role as the theme park capital of the United States, Orlando also has a fascinating variety of natural, cultural, historical, and downright unusual activities--so many, in fact, that it would take you an estimated 67 days to see everything. Whether you're sticking to theme parks or venturing beyond, a visit to Orlando's Official Visitor Center (800/551-0181) at 8723 International Drive is a smart move.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Couples, DC, Flee Market, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Spring Break, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Washington DC Hotels Welcome Spring and Cherry Blossoms

Although climate change is impacting all aspects of the travel industry, Washington, D.C.’s annual strong>National Cherry Blossom Festival is not to be tampered with. We’re happy to share the best of the travel deals we’ve found to enjoy the nation’s capital and the gorgeous trees during spring because it’s one of our top spring break ideas.

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