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Mission San Antonio, Should You Choose To Accept It

If learning American history sounds like Mission Impossible in your house, consider this tour of one of the lone star state's most family-friendly cities. If learning American history sounds like Mission Impossible in your house, consider this tour of one of the lone star state's most family-friendly cities. Remember the Alamo? You may, but do the kids? And are you aware that San...

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Foodie Tour Of The Adirondack Mountains

If you're heading to upstate New York for some outdoors fun, why not plan an adventurous gourmet meal along the way and while you're there?The quest for the perfect meal. We've all been there. Occasionally we discover new favorite restaurants, especially when we're traveling, and "away from home" is often a good place to introduce children to unfamiliar tastes. Families who enjoy...

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Explore Nature in Gunflint, Minnesota

If you love the outdoors and want to fish, bike, or hike with your family, then we've found the perfect, rustic, four seasons lodge for you in the Minnesota wilderness. If you love the outdoors and want to fish, bike, or hike with your family, then we've found the perfect, rustic, four seasons lodge for you in the Minnesota wilderness. Does paddling along at sea level sound like...

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Custom Itinerary – Active Family Seeks New Venue

Q - Candace P of Glenview, Illinois asks: My husband and I and our 4 kids (ages 10, 13, 14 and 16) are planning a vacation at the end of July. We are interested in rafting, river floating, hiking to waterfalls, caving, etc. We have taken vacations in Steamboat, Colorado and Asheville, North Carolina, and, while we had a great time, are looking for a new location. Jackson Hole appeals, but we are...

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Custom Itinerary – Visiting Washington, DC: A Capital Idea

Q - Diane P of Hebron, Connecticut writes: We are planning a trip to Washington, DC with another family. All together there will be 4 adults and 6 children. We will be driving there, and are looking for the best ways to get around town to see as many sites as possible. We want to avoid sites with long lines. We need a plan to keep the kids (ages 4-10) interested but not exhausted. We also need...

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Wisp Mountain Resort, Maryland

Head to Deep Creek Lake for skiing at Wisp Mountain, dogsledding, winter sports and more in a little known, top value resort. Within driving distance of many East Coast and upper Midwest communities lies the under-discovered resort area of Deep Creek Lake. This massive yet cozy vacation community is nestled in the natural mountain heritage of the Appalachians. Back in the 1960s,...

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Charleston Is Making History

Charleston has long appealed to all age family members with its Southern charm, history, recreation possibilities and unique museums. The single best reason to visit Charleston, South Carolina is the area's history which is particularly rich with Civil War monuments. But there are also good museums, some fine natural attractions and much to do for the entire family, making it a great draw for...

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Smith Fork Ranch

Have you ever thought about truly getting away and enjoying nature? Sitting in a rocking chair looking at the beautiful mountain scenery? Breathing in fresh crisp air? Riding horses (trails, team penning, barrel racing) and fly fishing in ponds and rivers? Hiking, white water rafting and archery? Campfires, campfire songs, and smores? Oh, did I forget to mention the exquisite meals and outstanding...

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Deep Creek Lake – Maryland’s Seashore In The Mountains

Maryland's Deep Creek Lake has watersports and mountains, fishing and hiking, keeping tadpoles and tree huggers happy, too.Maryland's Deep Creek Lake has watersports and mountains, fishing and hiking, keeping tadpoles and tree huggers happy, too. Summer vacation again – the beach or the mountains? Hmmm – I can never decide, but what about both at the same time? Well,...

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Broken Arrow Lodge caters to inner cowpersons

My wife and I have had inner-cowpersons forever. Despite the disdain for such things now shown by our grown children, we’ve wanted to ride something passing for range ever since it became clear to us that Dale and Roy were wearing neon cowboy shirts in those black and white TV pictures that showed up in our parents’ rustbelt homes, a dream that finally came true when we found the Broken...

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