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Marine helicopter and costumed troops hitting the beach in a display at the Marine Corps Museum.
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Marine Corps Museum Visitors Say It’s Better Than Bootcamp

History buffs eager for a unique, immersive experience should spend a weekend at the Marine Corps Museum in Virginia. The 135-acre National Museum of the Marine Corps site...

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Aurora Borealis and full moon seen over Wiseman, Alaska.
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10 Best Winter Activities in Alaska

From November to April, unique winter activities in Alaska make America’s 49th state one of its most desirable pandemic-era destinations. Whether you’re interested in being...

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Kids can see how aircraft are restored before display at the Udvar-Nazy Center of the NASM.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center

Family travelers looking for some "space" away from the crowds should plan a weekend around the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia....

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Man viewing steam rising from a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
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Gorgeous Yellowstone Winter Getaways with Family Snow Tours

Two national park lodges are featuring Yellowstone winter getaways select dates through early March. Plan now to experience this vast park -- a favorite of all ages. You'll agree...

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North American and Eurasian Tectonic plates meet at TÞingvellir National Park
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Exploring Iceland’s South Coast On A Family Road Trip

There’s no better way to appreciate the rugged beauty of nature than a family road trip, especially along Iceland's south coast, one of the world’s most geologically diverse...

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Group of teenagers, college sudents, hanging around outdoors.
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Guide to Hosting an Exchange Student

Hosting a foreign exchange student is the best way to learn about new cultures without leaving home. Each year, nearly 30,000 high school students come to the United States...

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Rearview mirror with a road receding into the distance.
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6 Tips for a Successful Family Road Trip

How you prepare for family road trips dictates whether these adventures will be fun-filled or a terrible chore that will leave you tired and frustrated. It’s important to ensure...

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

The amazing Kids Ski Free and Student Learn To Ski Passes which are available to local (and visiting) schoolchildren in several states are a great value for family ski vacations....

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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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