Learning Trips Archives - Page 8 of 28 - My Family Travels
Families love playing with the sounds in the Effektorium at the house of musician Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Photo by Michelle Marine.
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One Week In Family-Friendly Saxony, Germany

If you’re looking for an amazing European experience with the kids, immerse yourself in family-friendly Saxony. One week won’t be long enough. You can, however, get a great...

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Whale breaching the water of Glacier Bay National Park as witnessed by a tourist skiff. Photo. c. Uncruise Adventures.
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Getting Off The Grid With Kids, The Best Gift Ever

You may dream of getting off the grid with kids, but how? Learning how to collect rainwater and live off solar power is daunting for families. Instead, consider an escape to remote...

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Miniature horses tow a sheepcamp in the Trailing of the Sheep Big Sheep Parade, Ketchum, Idaho
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The Sheep Of Sun Valley

Fall in love with the sheep of Sun Valley any time of year and especially in October. That’s when thousands come down from the mountains to southern Idaho for the Trailing...

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Kids on hay bale at Edwards Orchard, Illinois
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Illinois Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Drive with us to U-Pick apple farms in the Illinois countryside. Pick a farm near Rockford, Caledonia, Winnebago...

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How To Volunteer On Vacation

Choosing to volunteer on vacation with so many options available can be a daunting task. This is especially true for families and teens...

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The L.L. Bean Bootmobile is inspired by the company's iconic workboot design.
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LL Bean Summer And July 4th Family Events In Freeport Maine

This year marks 111 years of Maine's famous adventure outfitters offering L.L. Bean July 4th and Summer events. Join the fun at their annual Summer in...

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Teens love apples too.
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Massachusetts Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Massachusetts apple farms are the ideal destination if you're looking for a bargain staycation. Make it u-pick fruit farm daytrip or plan a weekend at a family...

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Camel caravan of thousands at Echoing Sands National Geopark, Dunhuang, China
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Highlights Along The Silk Road In China, Journey Of A Lifetime

Trek the Silk Road in China 4,000 miles from the Kingdom of Xi'an west across the Gobi Desert. Pause at the oases of Dunhuang, Turpan and Kashgar. Ride carefully across the...

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California Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is apple picking time for San Francisco and Bay Area families. Start with our list of California apple farms and u-pick pumpkin fields in Mendocino,...

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