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A 400-pound Peeps chick rings in the new year in Bethlehem, PA.
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Celebrate First Night On New Years

Archaeologists believe the Babylonians were the first civilization to celebrate "First Night" or the New Year, with an 11-day holiday tied to the vernal (spring) equinox starting...

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Elk Mountain Pennsylvania, boys in the snow with ski gear
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Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Welcome Beginners

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Pennsylvania ski resorts want all the beginners in your family to learn in their state! Did you know that tens...

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Baby ising the Airtushi portable inflatable high chair
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Christmas Gifts to Surprise Family Travelers

Now that we’ve planned a few short trips with Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday online deals, we are turning our attention to some practical Christmas gifts to surprise family...

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Kids eating cotton candy at Christmas Market
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12 Top German Christmas Markets, A European Family Tradition

Traditional German Christmas Markets, also known as Chriskindlesmarkt, are located in a variety of big and small towns throughout Europe, but the tradition...

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The 2019 Winter Market at Munich Airport
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Munich Airport, Unexpected Palace of Family Fun

If there's one airport in Europe to get stuck in, make it MUC in Munich, Germany, then follow this Munich Airport activities guide and discover its many surprising attractions and amenities. The sleekly...

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Holland America's Westerdam is sailing in Alaska Photo c. Holland America Line
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Four Reasons To Plan Your Family Cruise With Holland America

Have you ever thought about taking the family on an Alaska cruise and worried the kids would be bored?  Holland...

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Christkindlmarket takes over Vienna's Old Town during the holiday season.
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Holiday At Europe’s Favorite Christmas Markets

Despite chill winds and snowflakes, the holiday cheer radiating from the tents and stalls of European Christmas Markets is enough to make visitors feel welcomed...

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Couple on Red Clover Inn lawn
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The Red Clover Inn And Restaurant, Killington, Vermont

Couples retreat to Killington's Red Clover Inn for a warm welcome and easy access to nearby ski slopes, the hills or the golf course. Nestled in the Green Mountains near Killington, Vermont,

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Blue Princess at Snowflake Lane
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Snowflake Lane: The Most Magical Winter Wonderland

Experience falling snow and more during the most festive season at

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Thanksgiving in China! The most interesting Thanksgiving of my 24 years…

I have lived in Wuhan, China for three years now, teaching English at Wenhua College, while returning home to America each Christmas and Summer break. This leaves a few holidays in which I cannot return...

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Mt. Rushmore at night
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Mount Rushmore, South Dakota’s Shrine of Democracy

I finally scratched it off the list: the very best of South Dakota's Black Hills region including Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and Badlands National Park! Ever since seeing the debonair Cary Grant...

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Family waiting on airport floor.
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Air Travel Tips To Ease Family Vacation Hassles

We're sharing some air travel tips because travel has never been as challenging for families, with road rage taking to the skies, confusion about carry-ons, misinformation on service...

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