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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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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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