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View of lakefront cottages at Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe as the sun sets.
Margaritaville With Kids, Like Raising Happiness

We’re watching the sun bake all of the tourists as we drive away from Margaritaville with kids who didn’t waste a minute having a blast...

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Woman poses with Alligator statue in Gift shop along the Boudin Trail of Southwest Louisiana.
Lake Charles Louisiana Knows How To Party

Given a limited budget, an unlimited appetite and an interest in local culture, you can’t go wrong with a weekend road trip based in Lake Charles Louisiana. 

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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.
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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Author and family sampling eveyone's favorite Blue Bell flavor at the ice cream parlor next to the Blue Bell factory tour.
The Scoop On The Blue Bell Creameries Factory Tour

When driving the Texas Hill Country, plan a stop at the Blue Bell factory tour. Citizens of the Lone Star State claim they make the best ice cream in the country. This creamery,...

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Very enthusiastic crowd in the stands at the Camel Races in Virginia City, Nevada. Photo c. Liz Huntington for
Bring the Kids to See Camels in Virginia City

Time travel to see camels in Virginia City, a Nevada town that offers families the chance to experience what life was like in a 19th-century mining boomtown. Yes,...

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pickup game of cricket on the sand.
9 Last Minute Vacation Deals For One Last Summer Vacation

To help you save on one last summer vacation, we've rounded up nine great last minute vacation deals. Picture how envious your neighbors will be when you head out on a late summer...

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Tractor rides are very popular on U Pick weekends at Alstede Farms
Apple Picking In New York Tri-State Area: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

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

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A shore excursion to the Royal Palace of King Norodom Sihamoni is one of the top attractions in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
A Mekong River Trip To Angkor Tops The Bucket List

A Mekong River trip is a fascinating, deep dive into Indochina, the heart of Southeast Asia. The peninsula labeled Indochine by French colonists comprises today’s...

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Fishing boats moored offshore Permuteran Beach, northeast Bali, at dawn.
The Perfect 10 Days In Bali With Kids

With a supersized reputation as a paradise for honeymooners, doing Bali with kids may not be on your Bucket List. However, families who do go to Bali discover that its stunning...

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