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Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes, Vermont

A clubby lakefront resort offers roomy accommodations, tons of activities, an active children's program, great food and a laid back atmosphere.What makes for a perfect family resort? How about comfortable accommodations in a spacious cottage with a spectacular view of a beautiful lake? Add a wide range of activities and a well-staffed children's program, great dining options, and a tradition...

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Ottawa, Canada -The Sights Are No Secret

Canada's charming capital, on the border between Ontario and Quebec, offers great summer festivals and low-cost national attractions.Canada's charming capital, on the border between Ontario and Quebec, offers great summer festivals and low-cost national attractions.Ottawa sits on the border of Ontario and Quebec. As a whole, Canada’s Capital Region consists of Ottawa in Ontario and Gatineau...

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Sunset Key Guest Cottages, Florida

Find out if the exclusive Sunset Key Guest Cottages off the coast of Key West make the grade for those seeking privacy and service.One destination can equal two distinctively different vacation experiences when you stay on a quiet island a short ride away from big city excitement. This resort has golden sand beaches, warm water, and a relaxed and restful tropical-island atmosphere. And it's...

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Vermont Inns With A Storied Past

What do Norman Rockwell, Ethan Allen, Bob Newhart, and Maria von Trapp have in common? They are all somehow associated with inns in Vermont.After spending a day skiing Vermont's hills, how about spending a night in Norman Rockwell's bedroom or reading a good book in Ethan Allen's hideaway? Consider catching some Z's where presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson rested their weary...

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Utah’s Quiet Snows

An expert skier mom reviews what's what for families with all-age skiers at Utah's Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton mountain resorts.My family has enjoyed skiing Utah's mountain resorts ever since we realized that it's easier to fly to Utah than to drive from our home in the San Francisco Bay Area to the ski resorts in Lake Tahoe. Once we land in Salt Lake City, it's a 30-minute...

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8 Top Family Golf Resorts

You can golf and bring the kids, too, at these resorts in Hawaii, Mexico, Florida and British Columbia.Despite popular belief, you can be in golfer's heaven and enjoy a family vacation, too. The key is finding a family-friendly destination, a comprehensive kids' program, and activities everyone can enjoy. Here are a few packages my family has sampled at resorts with great golf...

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The Lodge At Torrey Pines, La Jolla

Fit for multi-generational travel and the U.S. Open, it's the place to stay and play on the beautiful southern California coast. Blessed with an ideal climate year-round, California's La Jolla beckons sun and sea worshippers with its incomparable blend of bedazzling beaches, spas and golf courses. With facilities for tennis, golfing, surfing, diving, sailing, fishing, cycling, and hiking,...

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Michigan’s Gem: Grand Rapids

The city's rich cultural landscape, different from so much of Michigan, makes it an edutainment playground for families.Whether you’re a kid or kid at heart, Grand Rapids has a continuous array of events, a spectrum of cultural offerings, and many new ways of having fun. Set in an amazing natural environment along the western coast of Michigan, it was first inhabited it in the early...

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A Historical Weekend In Mt. Vernon, Virginia

Here's an inexpensive way to step back in time at George and Martha's place as they celebrate the Washingtons' 18th-century lifestyle and teach kids with style.On the banks of the Potomac River just outside our nation's capital, the 500-acre Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens sit amidst rolling fields...

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Rosemary Beach Rising – Florida Utopia

An idealized resort development take the Florida beach vacation in a new direction; your family guide to local resources. It takes some imagination to envision what Rosemary Beach, Florida will look like when it's built out by about 2012. But not much. Look just beyond the ever-present construction of new homes and you'll see a sensible balance between new urbanism and luxury resort -- and...

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