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New paint job on Disney Monorail celebrates the 50th anniversary at the WDW resort.
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10 Tips To Get The Most Bang for Your Orlando Buck

Families on a budget heading to Florida's theme park capital should heed these money-saving Orlando tips to get the most bang for their vacation buck. Planning ahead with the help...

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A crazed, knife-wielding housewife terrorizes the crowds at Hundred Acres Manor.
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Halloween Fun and Frights in Philly, Scranton, Lancaster & Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

It's almost Halloween, that time of year when families search for Pennsylvania haunted houses. It's when kids don their costumes and head out looking for thrills...

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Legoland characters greet visitors to the LEGOLAND Florida theme park where Halloween festivities are the top fall attraction.
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Orlando Haunted Houses and Spooky Thrills in Orlando

Say the word Orlando and "vacation" may come to mind, along with theme park rides, thrills and characters. But come Halloween, some people prefer their rides, thrills...

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How To Get A Cheap Family Rental Car Deal

Our top seven money-saving tips should help you find a cheap family rental car deal. That is, if you know what to look for in a car rental and what rental companies will never...

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This giant LEGO pumpkin took Master Builders hundreds of hours to assemble for Brick-or-Treat, the autumn festival at LEGOLAND New York.
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Welcome LEGOLAND New York To The Catskills

LEGOLAND New York is an urban version of the colorful plastic brick theme park that successfully reflects its locale. Each of its seven themed Lands features LEGO-brick rides,...

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Kids in costume walk the Spooky Pumpkin Garden Trail during Fall-o-Ween at the New York Botanical Garden. Photo c. NYBG
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Halloween in New York City for Free And Cheap Fun

Starting in early September, carved pumpkins, spooky ghosts and candy treats mark Halloween in New York City. Best yet, ghostly elves spread the spirit of autumn across the five...

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Haunted Houses, Halloween Ideas and Weekend Breaks

Candy sales, haunted houses, character costumes and spooky weekend breaks make all Halloween ideas an estimated $10.14 billion holiday. According to the National Retail Federation,...

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Scary figure in clown outfit and yellow poncho walks with balloon at Scarywood, at Silverwood theme park in Idaho. Photo c. Visit Idaho.
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Fall Frights And Halloween Fun In Idaho

Shhh… even fans of “Twilight” may not realize how to find Halloween fun in Idaho. Did you know Idaho is the 14th largest state by land mass but has only...

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Apple Picking In New York: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

Late summer and early fall are perfect for apple picking in New York at metro area U-Pick farms. According to Lawnstarter.com, New York is #2 in the nation in the number of apple...

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