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Top Family Camps In The Midwest

Family camps in the Midwest offer fun, adventure and family bonding vacations at reasonable rates. To plan sleepaway camp together with your kids, start by checking out these great...

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All American Thanksgiving Celebrations

A Thanksgiving recipe for fun: FTF's A-Z guide to local events marking the settlers' gratitude, from traditional eats to marathons. Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, was first celebrated...

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Michigan Lakefront Resort Makes Family Beach Vacations Easy

If everyone you know is headed to the beach this summer, remind them those lakefront resorts with crisp fresh water, lawns instead of sticky sand, and docks instead of paddleboards are where it's at. Anyone...

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Mackinac Island, Lost in Time

What's old is new on Mackinac Island, Michigan, a unique family destination that's been cherished by mid-Westerners in the know for more than 150 years. Early inhabitants included Native...

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Detroit, Michigan Attractions

Exploring Michigan's Motor City with kids, plus suggestions for lodging and dining.To car buffs, the HQ of General Motors and Ford make it "Motor City;" to filmmaker Michael Moore (Academy Award-wining...

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Ann Arbor For A Midwest Weekend Of Student Cool

College towns have a built-in advantage when you’re traveling with teenagers and, with its sky-high cool quotient, Ann Arbor, Michigan is the king of college towns. Home to the University...

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Top 10 Family Camps For Family Together Vacations

Family Travel Forum's picks have been compiled from more than a decade of "Top 10 Getaway Winners" to help your family begin their lifelong love of nature. The following options combine...

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Traverse City, Michigan Attractions

Situated at the foot of Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City offers visitors access to some of Michigan's most beautiful peninsulas, golf resorts and waterfront hiking areas. Parasailing, skiing, ballooning...

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Ceade Mile Failte

I sat in the bow of an old, slightly rusty looking aluminum fishing boat, perched precariously on the edge of the seat so that I didn’t fall through the rotting wooden bench. A green Folgers coffee...

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My Experience at Grant Park on Nov. 4, 2008

I had to write this, 12 hours later, because I was still very emotional and could not put my emotions into words yet :)

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