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Make It the Summer of Love Not War

The Bay Area around San Francisco is partying all year to the tune of #SummerofLove50, the 50th anniversary celebration of the counterculture’s meteoric rise to prominence in 1967. Like the Human Be In on January 14, 1967 and the many public pranks and festivals that preceded it, the Summer of Love events were big, public media darlings that broadcast the youth revolution around...

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Step Back in Time to Old Florida at Coconut Grove

If you ventured south of downtown Miami just a century ago, you would have found a wilderness instead of skyscrapers, beachside homes and boutiques. Miami was once a Dating back to 1919, Coconut Grove is the oldest established neighborhood in Miami. Its origins actually date back to 1873, but 1919 is when it incorporated under the name “Coconut...

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Ancient Cultures Meet Scenic Vistas In Mesa Verde National Park

Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park attracts outdoorsy families with its scenic hiking trails, Pueblo cliff dwellings, easy railroad tours and thrilling whitewater rafting. There should be no whats, ifs, ands or buttes – pun very intended – when deciding whether to visit Mesa Verde National Park...

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Ennis Texas Polkas On

Start practicing your steps for the National Polka Festival and decide what traditional cotton frocks to wear to the tiny Czech town of Ennis, Texas. The annual dance festival is a great party, packed with authentic local culture and a big bargain getaway. Ennis is part of the "Texas Czech Belt," a swath of rural Texas that was developed by a large economic migration of farmers from rural Czechoslovakia....

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A Dozen Fun Things For Kids to Do In Downtown Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is renown for its casinos and adult-sized entertainment, but there's plenty for kids to do, too, that the whole family can enjoy. Downtown Vegas is far from average and is full of history, lights and distinctive experiences you won't find anywhere else. Take a break from the casinos and head out for a day of family fun with these 14 family friendly things for you to do in Downtown...

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5 Worst Tourist Traps That I Have Been a Part of

I happened to stumble upon an article, while browsing through the internet, about the worst tourist traps that people have ever experienced in their life. My mind automatically wandered to some of the tourist destinations, that turned out to be a trap for me. I work as a travel blogger for Tours in Abu Dhabi.com and often go on tours at popular as well...

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Making the Most of 36 Hours in Panama City

Almost everyone these days seems to be writing about Panama City as a hip new travel destination in Central America. There’s good reason -- it’s within a seven hour flight from both coasts of the U.S. and Copa Airlines has aggressively expanded to market itself, and Panama City...

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14 Family-Friendly and Free Things You Should Do in Las Vegas

Traveling with your entire brood can start to get expensive, especially when taking the family to a destination like Las Vegas. Dotted with casinos and high-end hotels, the Las Vegas Strip isn't exactly known for its bargains. Fortunately there are plenty of ways to save money around Las Vegas that's fun for both parents and kids alike. I've put together a list of free family friendly activities...

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Spring Break Vacation Deals Busting Out All Over

From the cabin fever-struck New England to the blizzard-battered Midwest and the snow-blanketed slopes of Lake Tahoe, many families are looking to plan a Spring Break getaway. So, which destinations are hustling to attract families this spring, and how? We have some surprising answers. This spring, all the early signs are pointing to a big season for families trying out vacation rentals...

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Planning Your Trip To Colonial Williamsburg

Here is some insider information on getting the most out of your trip to Colonial Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle of Virginia, one of America's top family destinations and the largest living history museum in the world. These basic trip-planning tips will help you make your stay a better and better value vacation. 1. Best Time to Visit Williamsburg The least crowded period...

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