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Chocolate, Coffee, Action! Fun in Torino, Italy

Torino, a small Northern Italian city also known as Turin, is an overlooked gem of a family destination.  It is just far enough off from the Rome - Venice - Florence tourist triangle to feel authentic and undiscovered. It is rich in museums, two of which are particularly suited to families: the Egyptian Museum, whose collection is considered to be one of the...

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Julian, California: A Gem in Eastern San Diego

A natural landscape encased by iridescent skies and crisp mountain air dominates the view heading into the Gold Rush era town of Julian in the heart of San Diego's backcountry.     Rich in history with a small town spirit, the whole family will enjoy the grand legends Julian has...

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Oahu, Hawaii Attractions

As Hawaii's first island developed for tourism, Oahu, the main town of Honolulu, and its activities, sights, restaurants and surfing culture have learned to appeal to every member of the family. For our recommendations for family fun activities in Oahu, please read on and enjoy the updated and expanded listings based on one of our contributor's recent visits.For general information on the...

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Canada’s Quebec Province Celebrates Diversity as a Gay-Friendly Destination

As same-sex marriage gains a legal foothold, more gay families are looking for the perfect honeymoon combining romance and family-friendly fun.With the recent expansion of same-sex marriage laws and policies in the United States, the gay community is celebrating their newfound rights to become legal partners. The new push for marriage equality will open the doors to equal health coverage,...

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The Throwback Charms Of A Big Valley Roadtrip

If you’re looking for a family vacation that combines small town Americana charm, natural wonders, and a multitude of attractions that are tailor-made for kids -- even those with disabilities -- meet the Big Valley, the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Budget-minded vacationers will find memorable attractions, and many moderately priced hotels, eateries and activities...

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Asheville, North Carolina

With great leaf-peeking, historic mansion tours and free music festivals, western North Carolina's favorite city is always fun for a cultural family vacation. For such a quaint town in such a quiet region, Asheville, North Carolina has surprisingly much to offer in the way of small-city ambiance and cultural entertainment. America's largest private mansion, Biltmore, may be Asheville's best-known...

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Mount Titlis Engelberg Welcomes Families to the Swiss Alps

A revolutionary revolving cable car, a calendar of traditional festivals, and the world's first Hobbit Museum are putting Switzerland on top of many family travelers' wish lists for 2015. Picture this:  A glass jewelbox soaring high in the sky, spinning slowly, giving mountain lovers a 360° view of the Alps. It's Rotair, the revolutionary cable car at

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Celebrate African American History Month in Baltimore Maryland

During Black History Month, some of the most renowned cultural attractions in Baltimore are offering special tours, lectures, performances, film screenings and other events that portray the historical and cultural achievements of African Americans in Maryland. A special exhibit this year is a sealed time capsule, discovered on October 16, 2014 in a wall of Baltimore's own Washington...

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Montreal, Quebec Attractions

With fun activities like ice-skating, visiting an unusual biodome science center, boat tours, eating crepes, and admiring 17th-century architecture, the city of Montreal in Quebec province, Canada knows how to keep the entire family entertained.Montreal, an island city founded on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America's most vibrant destinations. With a wealth of classic...

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Tulip Time In Holland

There's nowhere like Keukenhof Gardens in springtime to introduce the beauty, color, scent and creative potential of flowers to children on a family visit to Holland. However, local travel in the Netherlands is not easy... by car. I have never seen such traffic in and around an entire country; New York and D.C. are nothing compared to what we saw this spring in Holland....

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