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Lake Tahoe: A Directory of Winter Fun

Seven mountain resorts make the Lake Tahoe mountain district straddling the California and Nevada borders one of the country's most diverse and exciting snowsports destinations. Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort and Squaw...

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Coming Soon to a Theater Near You: Your Next Vacation Destination

With the Oscars coming up, I wonder, will Zero Dark Thirty generate buzz about Pakistan?  Will Argo help to promote Iran? Will Les Miserables keep everyone away from France? A funny thing happened on the way to the movies:  forty million international movie-goers have opted to travel to a place where a movie they loved was shot. 

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Vermont’s Winter Wonderland

New England offers a wide variety of ski hills, but nowhere moreso than in verdant Vermont, whose 41 resorts with strong learning programs are easy to sample for a family winter vacation. The Vermont Ski Areas Association (it includes 19 alpine resorts) is the industry organization that invites families to celebrate winter by enjoying the state's homey villages, striking...

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Hiking Italy’s Cinque Terre Con Famiglia

A family hike along coastal Italy's "5 Lands" region gives sisters a perfect opportunity to bond and celebrate a milestone birthday in the Cinque Terre. If you want to plan the ultimate hiking adventure for someone you love, read on. I turned 50 in June and I wonder if it was any accident that my sister decided to take me to a place with a five in it.

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Best Hotels For Kauai, Hawaii Family Adventures

Hawaii's westernmost shore of Kauai combines every imaginable luxury with a pristine environment, entertaining family fun and green tourism. Many people think of Kauai as a true edge of the world destination because it is the farthest west of the Hawaiian Islands that tourists regularly visit. While commonly associated with romance and seclusion -- and with good reason as it's...

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Sunset Hill House Is A Snowbound Oasis

New England is not an easy place to get to know in winter, but Sunset Hill House in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire is an island of light in snowbound seas. When the dark and the cold and the snow hold the land in a formidable grasp, and people disappear into their homes and cafes, Sunset Hill House, festooned with lights and sparsely placed globes,...

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Star Trekking: Paradise On Vamizi Island Mozambique

When confronted with having to buy a gift for that special someone who has everything, the only recourse we've found is a remote, one-of-a-kind family beach vacation on Vamizi, one of 32 islands off the north coast of Mozambique.  Once a way station in the Portuguese slave trade, the reef-rimmed mangrove jungle preserve is a World Wildlife Fund turtle and coral conservation...

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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort, Mexico

An unusual combination of five-star luxury and flat rate pricing makes the flagship Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort on Mexico's Pacific coast a real find for discerning families. As an all-inclusive, it has the unusual distinction of membership in Leading Hotels of the World and a AAA five-diamond rating – both attributes that caught our eye since even the best all-inclusive...

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A Vacation Date to the Finger Lakes Wineries

On a recent romantic getaway upstate, my wife and I discovered the little town of Hammondsport, New York, located at the base of Keuka Lake, one of the many Finger Lakes. The pace of the vacation is what I will remember most, plenty of leisure time. We didn't try to attack this vacation, there was no list. I referred to it as a long date with my wife, Rosalie. We decided to rent...

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A Grand Discovery in St. Lucia: Anse Chastanet

If you've had a vision of what an ideal family hotel might be on a tropical island, we think we may have found it at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia. Say "St. Lucia, West Indies" to almost anybody and they immediately conjure up a picture of the famous Pitons, twin volcanic peaks rising steeply out of a sparkling blue sea, each covered with a mantle of lush green vegetation....

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