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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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Arches National Park in Moab, Utah
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The Very Best Spring Break Vacation Ideas

Now that we’ve put the dreaded year 2020 behind us, let’s cautiously consider some spring break vacation ideas. From very...

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First Screen from the NPS video tour of historic Gettysburg Battlefield
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The 51 Best Virtual Family Vacation Ideas for Staying Safe During this Pandemic

Don’t worry about safety, budget or logistics with our guide to the best virtual vacation ideas and digital family experiences for the winter and spring of 2021. Virtual travel...

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Couples on cross country skis glide past steeple of Mackinac Island church.
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Ski Style: Nordic? Cross Country? Ski Touring?

If you love cross country skiing, and want to share your pastime with the kids, these helpful tips will be right up your well groomed alley!

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Man in face mask stands with selected Christmas Treet at u-pick farm.
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Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays special, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree at a Christmas tree farm this winter? We make it easy...

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Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

These 10 dog-loving, pet-friendly ski and snowsports resorts are ready when you want to hit the slopes, and all those pets who enjoy winter weather will be able to join you in...

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Family in snow gear outside Alta Lodge, Utah
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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Winter is a great time to get outdoors with the kids, whether it's a ski and snow family vacation at one of North America’s top mountain resorts, snowmobiling, snowboarding or...

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three kids sledding in snow
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Kids Free Learn To Ski Passes

The amazing Kids 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. Their goal is to introduce...

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in winter. Photo by Jake Frank for NPS.gov
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The Essential Guide to Camping in the Winter

Winter camping can be great fun, waking up with a frost covering the tent and a beautiful misty sunrise. But it can also be a truly miserable experience if you end up cold and...

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Apple River Wisconsin fall foliage
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Leaf Peeker’s Guide To America’s Fall Foliage

Fall foliage tours and affordable leaf peeping road trips are easy to plan if you use this How-To, Where-To Leaf Peeker's Guide plus tips on the best places to see leaf colors changing en route. In this...

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