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Disney’s Animal Kingdom

In 2008, Disney's Animal Kingdom celebrated its 10th Anniversary, recognizing the success of the world's largest animal-themed park. As the largest animal-themed park, Disney has used the magic of Disney Imagineers to sculpt 500 acres of central Florida into jungles, forests, and a grassy...

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Underwater Adventures Afloat at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Interactive aquarium programming for children makes the Monterey Bay Aquarium a cut above the rest.A trip to California's Monterey Bay Aquarium (886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940; 831/648-4800) turned out to be an unexpected adventure for our 9-year-old daughter, Anna. On arrival, we discovered that the aquarium offered more...

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Baldhead Island Resort, North Carolina

An island off the coast of North Carolina boasts inns and beach front homes, golf and environmental programs, pizza parties and gourmet cuisine.If you're looking for fun along the Atlantic seaboard, you'll be interested in learning about an island resort off the coast whose variety of housing choices and children's programs make it a family favorite. Due to the moderate weather, guests are...

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Discover Columbus

It's where big city life collides with small town hospitality and prices, in the heart of the Midwest.Find a variety of fun spots for kids and great dining experiences along the flower-lined streets of Columbus. Ohio's capital has the culture and abundance of activities you would expect from a big city, without the bumper-to-bumper traffic or empty wallet effect. For me, Columbus' greatest...

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Telluride And Mountain Village, Colorado

Telluride's summer festivals, hiking, mountain climbing, and nature walks make for a warm-weather getaway that's even more popular than its ski season.Telluride's pristine mountain valley location, rich history, and proximity to world-class snowsports took the area from ghost town to bustling tourist destination around the 1970's. Over the years, Telluride and the adjacent Mountain...

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British Columbia Highlights

From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia.From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia. Premise: Kids love being active, especially in the Great Outdoors. Fact:...

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America’s Scenic Road Trips

Get on the road again with a tour of some nationally-honored Scenic Byways, whose history, culture and local importance have endeared them to travelers across the nation. "We took our children to the Limber Pine trail at the top of Logan Canyon," wrote Pete from Utah, on August 8. "Our daughter was excited to see the 'bent tree' and occupied the remainder of the hike searching for more of them."...

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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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