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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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Arches National Park in Moab, Utah
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The Very Best Spring Break Vacation Ideas

Now that we’ve put the dreaded year 2020 behind us, let’s cautiously consider some spring break vacation ideas. From very...

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Public artwork like this traffic signal is featured all over the District in Columbia, Missouri.
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Columbia, Missouri is a Cool College Town

We have long been fans of cool college towns and recently visited Columbia, Missouri, a university community with three schools to tour.

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Wish you were here sign in snow
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America’s Top 10 Snowy Cities

Think you've got it bad? Here is a list of the average annual snowfall in America’s 10 Most Snowy Cities, according to The Weather Channel

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Couple standing inside a recess in Hocking HIlls State Park, Ohio
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Forest Bathing in Hocking Hills, Ohio

Get familiar with Shirin-yoku, the Japanese concept of forest bathing, to understand the appeal of a walk in the woods in Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park. Immaculate...

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Parents taking child out on skis outside Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.
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The Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

As we contemplate the best family getaways to light this dark winter, we accept this year is very different from past ones. Our public health officials, family doctors, bosses,...

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Wally Byam's camping trailer has traveled all around the world since 1948.
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8 Best Things to Do on an Amarillo Road Trip

Discover the unexpected on an Amarillo road trip. This northwest Texas town is, for many, just a pitstop where I-40 crosses the classic mother road, Route 66. Instead, devote a...

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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 with hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions. The cities and quaint oceanside towns dotting...

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Two bike riders rest on the Mission Bay Bike Trail in the rain
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8 Easy Little California Road Trips From the Bay Area

Sharing eight little California road trips, wonderful overnights and easy escapes from the San Francisco Bay Area we've recently discovered.

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St. Stephens Square in Vienna, Austria at night, in a snowstorm.
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Austria: A Hub of Culture and Art

Back at the turn of the 20th century, Paris and London were not the only two European centers for intellectuals and artists. In fact, the Austrian capital of Vienna...

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