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Santa Claus illuminates a model of the Empire State Building at the start of winter festivities at New York's favorite destination. Photo c. ESB
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Christmas In New York City – The Best Holiday Attractions

Grab the kids to experience Christmas in New York City with our guide to the best holiday attractions. The good news is that most family activities are open...

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A 400-pound Peeps chick rings in the new year in Bethlehem, PA.
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Celebrate First Night On New Years

Archaeologists believe the Babylonians were the first civilization to celebrate "First Night" or the New Year. They planned an 11-day holiday tied to the vernal (spring) equinox...

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Couple pose in front of ancient Banyan tree at the Ta Prohm temple seen in
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Cambodia’s Ancient Wonders: A Family Adventure In Siem Reap For All Ages

Cambodia's ancient wonders offer families who love history, culture, and nature a wealth of experiences. One of the best places to immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity...

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Horse waits for his rider at the Kay El Bar guest ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona.
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How To Choose a Dude Ranch When There Are So Many Choices

Does your family need help on how to choose a dude ranch for their vacation? Consider how many farm stays and ranch choices are available and you’ll realize how varied they are....

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three hands touch on world map, phono by Ralph's Photos for pixabay.
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Give Back Gifts that Give Back and Help Others

Tis the season for gratitude, and we're grateful for the give back gifts that offer sustainable options to help others, support good causes and let us skip long lines.

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Living area at the Cashe House hostel, part of the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming.
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Skiing On A Budget

Mountainside hostels at ski areas -- as well as some private inns and Airbnbs -- make skiing on a budget possible. These cozy, new style ski hostels invite families to enjoy snow...

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Glittering trres and ribbon sculptures star at Blossoms of Light in Denver, Colorado.
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Top Holiday Lights Celebrations Across America

We love the holiday season — the decorations, starry lights, religious displays and multicultural celebrations that light up cities and towns everywhere from November to January.

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field of Christmas trees
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Real Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree in the wild or at a real Christmas tree farm? We make it easy 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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