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Aerial view of Big Sur along California's Pacific Coast Highway.
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Top 10 Family Road Trips USA

Our Top 10 Family Road Trips USA awards go to the original family vacation: the road trip by car. Nearly 80% of Americans have said they consider road trips...

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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 more than 50 years of service experience, Amtrak presents seven top Eastern train trips -- all short ones ideal for family-friendly trips. We know families with little ones...

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Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
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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 with tips on the best places to see leaf colors...

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pickup game of cricket on the sand.
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9 Last Minute Vacation Deals For One Last Summer Vacation

To help you save on one last summer vacation, we've rounded up nine great last minute vacation deals. Picture how envious your neighbors will be when you head out on a late summer...

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Tractor rides are very popular on U Pick weekends at Alstede Farms
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Apple Picking In New York Tri-State Area: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

Late summer and early fall are perfect for apple picking in New York Tri-state and metro area U-Pick farms. According to Lawnstarter.com, New York is #2 in the nation in the number...

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Apples on tree
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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Apple and pumpkin picking U-Pick farms and local orchards are among Fall's...

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Group of skiers at Big Snow, New Jersey
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Big Snow Is Coming!

Every autumn as the winds pick up my family thinks “Big Snow is Coming!” but that’s because we love snow sports. That’s not true in every family. Turning kids into snow...

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Halloween Events and Six Flags Fright Fest at Great Adventure Themepark

This year, Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey is back to its old haunts during its annual Fright Fest. Crawl around to hide from the ghosts,...

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Casino Pier at the Seaside Heights boardwalk
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The Ultimate Guide to a Weekend Getaway at the Jersey Shore with Kids

Forget what you may recall from the popular MTV series, the Jersey Shore is a great family beach destination. There are two wonderful kid-friendly beaches on the real...

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