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Avalon Baccara, Cancun, Mexico

After a stay at this sophisticated B&B and some fabulous meals, a family of Mexicophiles discovers that Cancun has changed for the better.As we drive in from the airport past elegant highrises and neon marquees, the moist warmth of the tropics hangs in the air. The bustling Zona Hotelera of side-by-side four and five-star hotels teems with waterfalls tumbling into lavish pools that overlook...

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Napa Valley, California Hotels And Resorts

Since vineyard-hopping is an adult pleasure, where should you stay with your under-age family members while visiting the wine country? What's the best way to enjoy a sublime adult experience if you're touring the Wine Country with kids? Writes Leslie Kopietz, of St. Paul, Minnesota: "Our family traveled to Napa Valley, Califonria and stayed in the Embassy Suites Napa. Love those breakfasts!...

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YMCA of the Rockies

Outdoor fun awaits your family at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. Read on to discover the recreational activities and amenities available at this property. I doubt that few places anywhere in the world can rival YMCA of the Rockies for the sheer quantity of recreational activities available at...

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Little Five Points, Atlanta, Georgia

Last week I visited my parents in Peachtree City and headed to Atlanta to have dinner in Little Five Points at The Vortex for burgers. This little urban neighborhood still retains some of the grit of old Atlanta before condos starting growing like wildfire throughout the city.Little...

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Visit New England's only oceanfront amusement park for old-fashioned rides, live entertainment, lobster dinners, and a walk through history.Old Orchard Beach, Maine, known as New England's only Beachfront Amusement Park, lies just 98-miles from Boston, 12-miles from Portland, and about 300-miles from New York City. A convenient day-trip or frugal weekend getaway from neighboring metropolitan...

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Historic Virginia’s Patriots and Pocahontas

A Virginia family takes you behind-the-scenes at Jamestown, Yorktown, and Colonial Williamsburg to learn the true story of Pocahontas. Families who enjoy combining time travel with vacation fun will find an abundance of both during an outing in the Colonial Williamsburg-Jamestown area (2-3 hours south of Washington, D.C. by car) Here, they will discover the "real story" of America's first genuine...

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Family Fun at Sundance Trail Ranch in the Colorado Rockies

My family and I had never been to a dude ranch before. All my life I had dreamed of horses, of actually getting the chance to know one, to learn how to take care of it, and to learn how to ride.  When I was a child, we couldn't afford such luxuries, but Sundance Trail Ranch in Red Feather Lakes (about an hour from Fort Collins) changed all that, and my life, forever! What did it?  Everything,...

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Northern California Getaway to Marin County

A great family getaway is to the coastal destination of Marin County where the pace of life is in sync with the seasons. Hikers will find lots of reasons and places to hit the dirt. Bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, swimming and water skiing are also favorite pastimes. The entire region is awash with things to see, hear and experience. The newly renovated...

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Colorado Attractions

Make Denver your family basecamp as you hit the road to experience the natural glory and man-made wonders of the Centennial State, at any time of year.Colorado is a beautiful state, and one of the best reasons to take day trips out of Denver is the scenery. Motorists find glorious vistas and public lands in every direction. Don’t be surprised to glance up a mountain slope and see a herd...

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Camping In Massachusetts’ Mohawk Trail State Forest

This seasoned camper explains why a quiet and secluded state park in the Berkshires provides the ideal setting for novice adventurers. Any week between Easter and Halloween is appropriate for camping in New England, but late summer and early fall are especially opportune times to head out to the Berkshires for a family camping trip. The Mohawk Trail State Forest camping area is comfortably...

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