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Hot Springs Hike

My trip to the hot springs near Apple Valley, CA. was amazing! We first drove for a few hours, from Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. It was an ESO (environmental) club trip. My professor and friend...

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Beachside Serenity in San Simeon, California

There is a place on earth which one is sure must only exist in fairy tales.  Complete with a castle and many fabled stories of what happened behind its gates, it is truly a remarkable location. ...

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The Road More Travelled: A Poem in Asphalt

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Joshua Tree National Park Adventure

“I am in this world to change the world.” – Muriel Rukeyser These are the words plastered on the shirt I received in the mail from Claremont Graduate University after traveling...

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Go West, Young Man (v.2)

"You ready?," I barked out as I opened the rear driver's side door and tossed the case of RedBull and carton of Camel Lights on the creamy leather seats.  "Hell yeah!," my cousin responded, hanging...

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants In San Francisco

Looking for a good family restaurant in San Francisco? Something both grownups and kids can enjoy? Read on for Family Travel Forum reader favorites. San Francisco, California is a diner's town...

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Mom, 3 Kids, 5 Days – Los Angeles To Vancouver Family Road Trip

Follow my advice on how to avoid a bumpy ride -- or should we say mom's worst nightmare ever? -- on a roadtrip from Los Angeles through Oregon, Washington state and Vancouver.

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American Families Love Kid-Friendly Hotels

From coast to coast, hotels are reaching out to families with younger children by offering colorfully themed sleeping quarters and lots of extra perks. Between May and July 2009, Family Travel...

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Los Angeles: Why They Call It La La Land

Southern California has a wealth of beautiful scenery and must-see sites, but save those pennies - living like a movie star is far from cheap... As we packed our bags into the car, we sang, "California...

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