Learning Trips Archives - My Family Travels
Looking North and East from the West Rim of Grand Canyon West.
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Winter at the Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon West

Lean into winter at the Grand Canyon, both the spectacular National Park and the fascinating Grand Canyon West. Winter is our family’s favorite season but winter travel is often...

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Portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. surrounded by the names of the principles he fought for, by John Hain courtesy pixabay.
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National Civil Rights Museum And Martin Luther King Jr.

Even if you've seen the very special Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington DC, your family should not miss an opportunity to visit "his" museum: The...

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three kids sledding in snow
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Kids Ski Free And Learn To Ski Passes

Make getting out on the snow your New Year's resolution with amazing Kids Ski Free and Student Learn To Ski Passes. These free and low-cost passes are available to local (and visiting)...

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Three covers of the Negro Travelers' Green Book from the years 1947, 1948 and 1955 at the New York Public Library
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Making Our Travels More Meaningful

Social, economic and political forces have persuaded many families to commit to more meaningful travel since the pandemic pause.

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Group of skiers at Big Snow, New Jersey
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Big Snow Is Coming!

Every autumn as the winds pick up my family thinks “Big Snow is Coming!” but that’s because we love snow sports. That’s not true in every family. Turning kids into snow...

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Kids eating cotton candy at Christmas Market
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12 Top German Christmas Markets, A European Family Tradition

Traditional German Christmas Markets, also known as Chriskindlesmarkt, are today located in a variety of big and small towns throughout Europe. While...

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Kids in snowsuits scream while playing in the snow.
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The Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Ready to plan one of the best winter family getaways ever this year? Sun or snow? Maybe you want to take that long-delayed trip to Orlando, go on a cruise with extended family...

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Covent Garden is festooned with Christmas ornaments at the holidays. Photo by Ben Pipe Photography for London Partners.
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What’s Free In London Over The Holidays

While spending money during Christmas seems the thing to do, there's a lot to do free in London England. Yes, London actually offers great traditional family activities that come...

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Aerial view of the Harbin International Ice Festival illuminated at night. Photo c. Modern Hotel, Harbin, China
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Harbin International Ice Festival, China

Unlike many places, Harbin, China transforms ice and snowflakes with the help of winter weather into mesmerizing gifts, ice sculptures and lanterns to entertain...

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