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White Water White Hair: River Rafting For All Ages

With grandparents along, a Canadian whitewater rafting trip becomes an unforgettable multi-generational adventure. As they sipped a caffe latté in the Nouveau Monde office off Mont Tremblant's main square, Doris and Bill Bozman were remarkably calm. They were touring Québec to celebrate a 55th wedding anniversary and had joined me, their son, and my family for a day of river rafting...

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The Greenbrier, West Virginia’s Grande Dame

This historic resort pleases the fussiest family member with the same style it caters to dignitaries and celebrities. Are kids and a famous, award-winning resort mutually exclusive? Not necessarily. Does a resort that has entertained numerous presidents and dignitaries make a good choice for a family vacation? It can, if the resort is The Greenbrier...

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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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Scotland Beyond The Bagpipes

Ceud Mile Failte - one hundred thousand welcomes greet families who choose a Scottish road trip (including a stop to see Loch Ness) during the summer festival season. Scotland is known for its festivals, and the summer is a great time to visit and experience one of the country's many celebrations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and farther afield. To encourage family travel, the Scottish...

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Obama Family Vacation: Oahu, Hawaii Estate is a Superstar

President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. Obama vacations annually to the island where he lived from the...

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Oklahoma – Midwest Meets Southern Charm

Because of its unique place in history, this petroleum-rich town outside Tulsa offers mansions, museums, Wild West lore and more to visitors.Where can families see roaming herds of exotic animals on an oil baron's vast ranch, explore Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, experience the art, culture and history of the American west, and shop for unique treasures? Bartlesville, Oklahoma,...

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Sapphire Beach Resort And Marina, St. Thomas

Contributing editor Laura Sutherland grades a popular family resort that has changed management on their effort and accomplishments, and notes what needs improvement. Located at the east end of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as far from the hustle and bustle of shopper frenzied Charlotte Amalie as you can get, is the Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina, formerly known as the Doubletree...

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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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Hawaii By Sea

Cruising the Hawaiian Islands on NCL's American-flagged ocean liner means never packing and unpacking the kids as you tour around a state made to be seen by sea.Is exploring Hawai'i by sea the best way for families to gain in-depth knowledge of the destination? Okay, probably not, but first-timers to the region can get a taste of the major attractions and a sense of the Aloha spirit for...

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Williamsburg “Repeated”

At twenty-one years of age, I wouldn't consider myself a world traveler.  I've never left the United States and family vacations have primarily been along the east coast.  Many trips have even been "repeats," where we visited the same place twice because we enjoyed it so much the first time. My family and I just recently returned from Williamsburg,...

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