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Overnight Out of the City in Tarrytown, New York

As much as I love my urban lifestyle, every so often the hectic pace of New York City gets to my family and I. When the pressure cooker starts to boil over, we seek a quiet respite to treat our over-stimulated selves to some small town fun. On a recent fall weekend, we found loads to do and a friendly, small town environment close to home in Tarrytown, New York. Although Tarrytown...

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A Weekend In The Hamptons

The Hamptons aren't just for the rich and famous -- though it certainly helps if you are -- and we've discovered some of the top activities and accommodations in this Long Island, New York vacation spot. The weather forecast calls for 98°F and high humidity for the fifth day in a row. Your kids are cranky and you're tired of hiding inside near the air conditioner. A day at the beach...

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Snow Thrills at Valcartier Vacation Village in Quebec

Imagine a snow-capped theme park that in winter has as many sled and tubing rides as the major waterparks, and in summer melts into a major waterpark, too. Say “Bonjour” to Village Vacances Valcartier, located within a half hour drive of Quebec City, Canada. For snow tubing on steroids – with toddler-friendly snow playgrounds and teen-thrilling...

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New Orleans, Louisiana Family Friendly Hotels

Whether you’re visiting New Orleans because you’re about to embark on a cruise, or taking a south coast beach trip, or staying for a long weekend of jazz and great eats with your kids, you’ll want a family-friendly hotel where you can feel safe, pampered and, most importantly, where you can appreciate the local culture. And if...

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Swimming with Whale Sharks Makes the Hit List

Well it wasn't on my Life's Greatest Hits list but with a birthday coming up and a son graduating from college I couldn't resist the opportunity to swim with whale sharks on a recent press trip to Cancun.Really?  "Swim with whale sharks" was what it said on the itinerary for the day following a "Swim with Dolphins" excursion.  Sounded equally harmless.  And...

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Beautiful Seychelles In-Vogue In Africa

Located off the African continent’s east coast in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is the new destination hot spot for all types of vacations, ecotourism, culture adventures, water sports and just plain fun-in-the-sun.  It is no wonder Prince William and his wife Kate decided to spend a 10-day honeymoon there.  The paradise islands fit for royalty offer couples seclusion,...

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Babies Rock Out at the Melia Vacation Club, Puerto Vallarta

New parents looking for a stress-free, tropical beach getaway can point their browsers to the waterfront Melia Vacation Club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This all-inclusive resort offers adults every amenity imaginable, including a nursery for ages 4 months to 4 years, so parents and grandparents can enjoy themselves knowing baby is having fun, too.Melia Resort Caters to...

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Savannah Georgia is Hot

Savannah Georgia is Hot. Oh sure, the temperatures soar in August. But I'm talking about the whole town. Yes, Hot with Heat. Hot with Charm. Hot with Heart. Hot with Southern Hospitality. On a recent visit we experienced it first hand.Historic Savannah is known as The Most Elegant City. It is said that when General Sherman marched the Union Army across the south, the soldiers burned...

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Buyer Beware: Ziplining Adventure Lacks Adventure

I flew out of my seat and a rush of adrenaline shot up my legs as the ATV tossed its passengers around -- twisting, turning and trucking over seemingly unsurpassable rugged rocks and deep pools of muddy water. That was the best part of my "adventure" day.There are a handful of things to do in and out of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico -- adventures tours with ATV...

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Fast Facts For Doing Europe By Rail

Everything you need to know before contemplating a trans-Europe adventure by train, including saving money on the most appropriate passes.Here a few things you should know when planning a family train tour of Europe, a great way to travel if you have limited amounts of luggage. We want to thank Rick Steves, author of "Rick Steves' Guide...

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