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Cleveland, Ohio Grows Into A Family City

This northern Ohio city has matured from urban blight to fine museums, parks, great art, cheap convenient hotels and the country's best pita.In 1969, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. It was an event that inspired songwriter Randy Newman to write: "Burn On, Big River." Locally, however, this was no big news according to the city's fire chief who deemed it: "A strictly run-of-the-mill...

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Key West Welcomes Gay Families With Fun

This "rainbow" Florida Key is especially welcoming to LGBT families, who will find many child-friendly places and things to do within a very accepting community of fellow travelers.The character and characters of Key West areas colorful as the rainbow flags flying on many a business door, welcoming gay tourists and their families to the community. “Key West is one of the original gay...

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A Local’s Take On Oaxaca, Mexico With Children

Use the suggestions from a long-time resident to visit historic sites and various artisan villages with the kids in culturally rich Oaxaca, in the southwestern part of Mexico.With ruins, churches, museums and a tradition of fine art, Oaxaca is usually considered an adult destination. But my family has been visiting the region with our daughter since 1991 and now that we have...

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Greek Island Sampler: Cruise Aboard The Cristal

There's no better way to tour the Greek isles and show kids and parents a truly educational, enriching and fun good time than by ship.Children may not be thrilled at the thought of viewing a brilliant sunset on the Greek island of Santorini, which is famous for such occasions, but they might be more favorably inclined to see a volcano close-up and have the experience of riding a docile...

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Picture-Perfect New England At Red Lion Inn

This charming inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts is your base for a few days surrounded by art, music, theater, history, and natural beauty. Relaxing in a white wicker rocking chair on the porch of The Red Lion Inn has always been my idea of the perfect New England.  Located in picturesque Stockbridge, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshires, The Red Lion epitomizes the charm and hospitality...

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Pensacola: The Hidden Heart Of Florida

From the Blue Angels air show to the sparkling green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Pensacola is more than a beach, it's a hot spot of culture, history, and fun. From the Blue Angels air show to the sparkling green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Pensacola is more than a beach, it's a hot spot of culture, history, and fun. Most of the locals I met around Pensacola, Florida, had...

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Not-So-Naughty New Orleans

A family visit proved that this Louisiana city is a great place to take the kids. Share a steamboat ride, swamp tour, cemetery romp, evening of jazz and some fresh beignets with the Munsons on one of their All-Time-Favorite vacations! New Orleans: the name conjures images of open sidewalks, bars, raucous Bourbon Street revelers, riverboat gaming, and notorious old red light districts....

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Southern Israel Is Great for Kids

Discover the fun-for-family attractions in Eilat, Jerusalem and other lesser-known destinations in the South of Israel. Be forewarned that a family trip to the south of Israel usually ends up in "ruins," and tourists are thrilled about it! But, visiting an ancient dig is just part of what Israel has to offer as a vacation destination. There's fun, sun, adventure, religious spirituality...

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A Charlie Brown Weekend

A fan of the legendary "Peanuts" comic describes his pilgrimage to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa.Some Americans wait lifetimes to make pilgrimages to Gettysburg or Graceland. I made mine to Santa Rosa, California. Peanuts creator Charles “Sparky” Schulz moved to Santa Rosa in 1973 and ever since then, this city of 147,000 in California wine country north of San Francisco...

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Fort Lauderdale Learning With Grandchildren

A grandfather recounts a joyful day with his 4-year old grandson at Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Discovery and Science. It's a magical place with something of interest for everyone, at any age. I have some great memories of visiting educational attractions with my grandson in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.|"Will this ball bounce higher than Stephanie's head?" The demonstrator...

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