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American Song docked at a pier along the Columbia and Snake River route.
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The All American Cruise Lines Small Ship Experience

We’re in an era when made in America and stayed in America travel experiences are what families are looking for and, for the right family, the all American American Cruise...

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Woman poses with Alligator statue in Gift shop along the Boudin Trail of Southwest Louisiana.
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Lake Charles Louisiana Knows How To Party

Given a limited budget, an unlimited appetite and an interest in local culture, you can’t go wrong with a weekend road trip based in Lake Charles, Southwest Louisiana. I...

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Best Family Plantations Along Louisiana’s Great River Road

The glamorous life of old on display in New Orleans’ Garden District is far surpassed by the many riverfront antebellum mansions and plantations lining the Great River Road. Be sure to allow half a day...

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Baton Rouge Halloween, Haunted Houses, and Halloween Fun

Start weaving ghost stories now so you're all set for a spooky weekend break for a Baton Rogue Halloween. Baton Rouge is the perfect place for a getaway with your kids and teens want...

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New Orleans, Louisiana Attractions

Dubbed “The Big Easy” and “The Most Interesting City in America” depending on your viewpoint, New Orleans, Louisiana will not disappoint anyone on your next family vacation. This charming Southern...

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Camp Salmen Nature Park Slidell, LA

Our family loves to take road trips, and this summer was no exception. We decided to venture out of our hometown of Lafayette, LA and head east to Jacksonville, FL so that our kids, ages 3 & 5,...

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Jazz Fest in NOLA: Music Food and Drink

My wife Rosalie and I stumbled into the New Orleans Jazz Fest. We were already going to New Orleans, Louisiana -- booking flights and reserving rooms -- when our son told us, "Hey, that's during Jazz...

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New Orleans, Louisiana Family Friendly Hotels

Whether you’re visiting New Orleans because you’re about to embark on a cruise, or taking a south coast beach trip, or staying for...

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Celebrate Bastille Day Around the World

Join Frenchmen and Francophiles around the world in celebrating the mid-summer holiday of Bastille Day, an independence day for millions. Every July 14th, the French celebrate liberté,...

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Central Louisiana’s Rich History

Give your kids a quiet history lesson by exploring the cultural heritage of settlers and slaves in Natchitoches, Alexandria and the surrounding areas of Louisiana.Steeped in history and surrounded...

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