Adventure Travel Archives - My Family Travels
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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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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Girl with dog dressed up in pirate's outfit.
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High Times at Fall Beer and Wine Festivals

Fall for fun beer and wine festivals with their many free outdoor activities this season. Despite the resurgence of the pandemic, there are many options for adult getaways, whether...

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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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3 kids on floaties in a hotel pool at Southcape Wyndham Resort
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New England Fall Family Beach Vacations

Looking for New England fall family beach vacations that are an alternative to leaf peeping? Once the shopping malls start stocking Christmas wreaths, get into the autumn spirit...

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Oahu four men on standup paddleboards
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Top Beach Breaks, Places to Surf and Surfing Schools

Looking for the top surfing schools and beach breaks because surfer slang has washed over your conversations? Book one of these places to surf and your family will learn the sport...

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College student in a seminar class.
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Back To School: 5 Essential For College Move-In Tips For Students Flying To Campus

Moving to campus is never easy, and students who have to fly really need my college move-in tips. Not only do we have the standard stress of tracking down room keys, awkwardly...

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