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Aurora Borealis and full moon seen over Wiseman, Alaska.
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10 Best Winter Activities in Alaska

From November to April, unique winter activities in Alaska make America’s 49th state one of its most desirable pandemic-era destinations. Whether you’re interested in being...

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3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

A family vacation for a Florida New Year's can be a low-cost, beachside adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions by day and join holiday festivities at...

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Man viewing steam rising from a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
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Gorgeous Yellowstone Winter Getaways with Family Snow Tours

Two national park lodges are featuring Yellowstone winter getaways select dates through early March. Plan now to experience this vast park -- a favorite of all ages. You'll agree...

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North American and Eurasian Tectonic plates meet at TÞingvellir National Park
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Exploring Iceland’s South Coast On A Family Road Trip

There’s no better way to appreciate the rugged beauty of nature than a family road trip, especially along Iceland's south coast, one of the world’s most geologically diverse...

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Logging truck in upstate California with Mount Shasta in the background.
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Next Stop: The Mountain Town of Redding

Redding, California, the center of outdoor recreation in the Northlands, is becoming the next stop for active families. Head upstate about 220 miles north of the Bay Area to experience...

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Crossing the Rio Grande at Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park, Texas
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Lajitas And Big Bend Texas

We checked into the Lajitas Golf and Spa Resort panting, trying to catch our breath after an exhilarating, five-point zip line adventure above the Big Bend of Texas.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in winter. Photo by Jake Frank for NPS.gov
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The Essential Guide to Camping in the Winter

Winter camping can be great fun, waking up with a frost covering the tent and a beautiful misty sunrise. But it can also be a truly miserable experience if you end up cold and...

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Inside of Luray Caverns are double columns of stalactites of enormous size.
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The Throwback Charms Of A Big Shenandoah Valley Roadtrip

A "Big Valley" or Shenandoah Valley road trip combines small town Americana charm, natural wonders and a multitude of attractions that are tailor-made for kids -- even those with...

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A wizard's shop of magical illuminated pumpkins at the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
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Upstate New York Halloween Getaways

Within a few hours of well-lit Manhattan, the dark dreary forests, fog-shrouded bogs and upstate New York Halloween haunts come to life for spooky autumn thrills. This tranquil...

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