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Strolling Around Oakland, California

Here's some advice on sights to see and family-friendly places to stay in this vibrant Bay Area city in northern California.Sports fans know Oakland in northern California for its teams--baseball’s A’s, basketball’s Warriors and football’s Raiders. Business travellers know Oakland for the Oakland International Airport – the alternative to the...

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Wild Wild West

With another family, my family of four flew to California, and then rented two cars for 14 days to tour the West. Entering Nevada, the trunk lid on our car broke, but it didn't prevent the trip from being one of the best we've ever taken. Since we couldn't park the car anywhere full of luggage, we exchanged it at the rental agency for a minivan. What a great way to drive with kids! The boys...

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Westward To Kentucky

Recapture the historic charm of Southern and Eastern Kentucky, an integral part of America's frontier, on this rich road trip.Follow in the footsteps of Daniel Boone as he led the first group of settlers through the Gap in the Cumberland Mountains back in 1775. You can re-live the excitement of the pioneers as they moved north into Kentucky, blazing the trail that would become the Wilderness...

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Segwaying Your Way Through The World

Introducing kids to two-wheeled electric sightseeing aboard the innovative Segway personal transporter is a pleasure for adults, too. While in Paris last year, my family rented bikes for a leisurely biking tour through that magical city.  At the rental shop, we were struck with a massive attack of Segway Envy as we watched other families roll away from the rental shop for their guided tour...

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Alaska’s Yukon Territory From Ship To Shore

FTF's contributing editor joins Holland America Lines and learns how to explore Alaska's Yukon Territory by land and sea -- comfortably.One morning in '63 a new boy, Martin, from Dawson City in the Yukon Territory, walked into our Grade Two class.  As our teacher, Mrs. Brand, explained to us that Martin came from the land of the famous 1898 Klondike Goldrush, most of us kids were...

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Detroit’s Motown Winter Blast

Detroit, host of the NFL Super Bowl XL in 2006, produces a winter weekend-long festival that offers plenty of chill for families.Detroit was so excited about landing the NFL Super Bowl XL on February 5, 2006 that the city has started to party a year early - throwing the first annual Motown Winter Blast, a weekend festival chockfull...

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Austin, Texas Restaurants

In Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great local specialties such as barbecue, chicken fried steak, cheesey chili dishes, grilled chicken and grilled steak sandwich, New Texas dishes and Mexican favorites make these great restaurants truly unforgettable. In Texas' big, hip capital city of Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great...

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On the Hummus Highway in Israel

Follow the Hummus Highway through Israel for delicious - and fast - Middle Eastern dining. Read about the locals' favorite hummus haunts in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Eilat and moreMore popular than peanut butter! Healthier than hamburgers! More fun than tuna fish! Hummus (also known as hummos) is the fastest food of the Middle East.  Its memory for untold...

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Bus Bazaar Lee: New York to Boston

Every once in a while, some brilliant employee behind a desk at Megabus headquarters decides to bestow unbelievably low-priced tickets upon a lucky traveler such as myself. Taking advantage of the bus line’s free promotional tickets between East coast destinations and New York, I hopped on board to take a four-hour journey from the Big Apple to the beautiful city of Boston. Now, as...

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Summer with my Grandparents

In May of 2007 after attending my sister's high school graduation I left to spend a month of summer vacation with my grandparents. I wasn't sure about the trip because while I liked them a lot I'd never spent much time alone with them. I packed everything I could think of to keep me entertained on the long trip from Florida to Oklahoma. Though hard as it is to believe I had so much fun on their...

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