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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia

The big state of Pennsylvania offers many possible weekend getaways, but there's also big city life, sand beaches and coasters near Philadelphia families.  As one of America's oldest cities and a magnet for any family interested in American history, Philadelphia is one of our favorite all-time destinations for weekend getaways, short school breaks, or even a month-long vacation -- there's...

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Top Baby Beach Getaways

Parents review their top baby beach getaways for that first vacation when your tiny traveler needs a gentle introduction to the pleasures of sun, sand and waves. As parents, we can't wait to introduce our babies to the world.  We make a fuss about their first taste of ice cream, their first visit to the zoo, and their first airplane ride.  One of the pleasures...

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From The New York Tri-State Region

Surrounded by ocean, farmland, mountains and great cities, the New York - New Jersey - Connecticut tri-state region and Pennsylvania have unlimited potential for family weekend getaways.Although New York City is often the top U.S. destination for international tourists, the families who live and work in this bustling metropolitan region are always looking to vacation elsewhere. And since...

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Bethany Beach Is Delaware’s Quiet Resort

Bethany Beach is a small, family-friendly beach town that provides easy access to Delmarva's big attractions. Bethany Beach is a small, family-friendly beach town that provides easy access to Delmarva's big attractions. Picture your summer vacation at a popular northeast beach town – crowded beaches, tacky T-shirt shops and of course, droves of loud college kids who can turn...

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Wilmington And The Brandywine Valley

Enjoy learning about America's history in Delaware, a tiny state where colonial architecture and culture are served up -- in a very friendly way -- on a silver platter. We found ourselves hungering to search out Americana, to wrap ourselves in the security of our history and heritage. In the Brandywine Valley, we found something we never expected: virtually the whole history...

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Rehoboth, Delaware Promises Family Fun

Along the east coast, the shores of Delaware, especially Rehoboth, provide the ingredients for the ultimate family beach getaway.With a stretch of stunning, soft white sand and as part of the national seashore of the Atlantic Ocean, Rehoboth Beach is one of Delaware's highlights. A very popular destination for a seaside family getaway, along with Bethany and Dewey Beaches, Rehoboth is the frequent...

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Ending the Week in Wilmington, Delaware

Quiet Wilmington, Delaware is a bargain place to explore with the school kids, because of the gardens, museums, and American history this area has to offer.Wilmington, Delaware, rich in history and art, may not be the first place you think of as a family destination.  Perhaps, like me, you should think again!  A recent weekend there introduced me to all it has to offer, and several on-going...

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Wilmington, Delaware Restaurants

Here are some great choices when you hear,"Mommy, I'm hungry" in Wilmington, Delaware. For hearty Italian fare, head downtown to the neighborhood bordered by Union and Lincoln Streets and Pennsylvania and Lancaster Avenues to Wilmington's own Little Italy.  Among several choices, we picked Mrs....

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