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Inside of Luray Caverns are double columns of stalactites of enormous size.
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The Throwback Charms Of A Big Shenandoah Valley Roadtrip

A "Big Valley" or Shenandoah Valley road trip combines small town Americana charm, natural wonders and a multitude of attractions that are tailor-made for kids -- even those with...

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Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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New Year's Eve fireworks over harbor of Puerto Vallarta
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11 Great Mexico Fall Festivals to Celebrate in Puerto Vallarta

Planning your visit during a local holiday or one of Mexico's fall festivals is a special way to enjoy the country's cultural traditions and heritage, often at no cost. Celebrations...

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Sightseeing boats and attractions line Chicago's Navy Pier.
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Chicago, Illinois Attractions

With museums, theatre and outdoor fun galore, Chicago is a happening destination packed with family attractions for travelers of all ages. Even during the pandemic, things are...

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Kwazimodo is the woolly worm that won the 2014 Wooly Worm Festival in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Fall Festivals Offer Local Color

In autumn, North Carolina fall festivals abound -- they're mostly free -- and focus on an array of subjects from food to animals. Altogether, these authentic local events make...

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Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
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21 Fall Getaways For 2021

Let’s celebrate by planning our fall family getaways. No, we’re not celebrating the end of the pandemic, not with the Delta...

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City Meat Market dining room, Giddings, Texas
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Round Top, The Aspen of Texas

When I told Texas friends that Round Top is known as “The Aspen of Texas,” they started laughing. Round Top? That’s mighty high praise for a tiny, rural Texas town.

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead – A Oaxaca Celebration

If you thought that in the States we had something pretty crazy with Halloween, wait until you spend Dia de los Muertos, the annual three-day holiday of October 31, November...

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Autumn Adventures In A Corn Maze

We think visiting a farm -- one with a huge corn maze the kids can puzzle on while enjoying the outdoors -- is a great autumn family getaway. Despite the...

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