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Leaf Season in The Berkshires of Massachusetts

Fall foliage, great museums and Hancock Shaker village are among the winning attractions that make up the Berkshires family vacation.

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3 kids on floaties in a hotel pool at Southcape Wyndham Resort
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New England Fall Family Beach Vacations

Looking for New England fall family beach vacations that are an alternative to leaf peeping? Once the shopping malls start stocking Christmas wreaths, get into the autumn spirit...

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Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee
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Destinations Where Black Lives Matter

Explore historic sites, institutions and Black culture destinations where Black lives not only matter, they fuel fascinating conversations about race and justice that too few travelers...

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

Massachusetts apple farms -- some even wind-powered -- are the ideal destination if you're looking for a bargain staycation near a u-pick fruit farm or family...

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Apples on tree
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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Whether you're hungry or looking for a cheap staycation, u-pick apple farms and pumpkin picking at a local orchard or farm are among Fall's best...

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Eric Carle Museum Brightens Amherst, Massachusetts

Anyone who knows the slightest thing about children's books will get a real kick out of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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Classic train waiting to depart the Strasbourg Pennsylvania station.
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7 Top Train Trips for Exploring the East

With Amtrak entering its 50th year of service, these seven top train trips -- all short ones -- are ideal suggestions for family-friendly trips. We know families with little ones...

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Lighthouses For The Night

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and if you've never thought about staying in one, this is your chance.  In 1789, the United States passed an Act in support of all lighthouses,...

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hiking in woods
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New England Camping For Novices

Are you ready to join an experienced camper and learn how to make New England wilderness camping more fun with young kids? Hope so! As a native of Boston, Massachusetts, I have often sought out more...

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