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Isla Cozumel

The Mexican island of Cozumel is an exciting place for all ages to learn to snorkel and dive. Find out the best places to stay and play. Sitting just a few miles off of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula in the pristine Caribbean, the island of Cozumel has long been a popular stop on the world-wide scuba diving circuit. Though it may be best known for its amazing coral reefs and diving schools,...

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Canalboating Along Florida’s Okeechobee Waterway

A canalboat journey is an ideal multi-generational vacation for the family who likes to earn their keep by navigating and fishing for supper. Only the sound of fish jumping nearby broke the silence of the early evening. We chose this anchorage for it isolation, having bypassed several possible overnight spots because of inquisitive cattle standing on the river bank solemnly looking at our...

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Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort And Spa

If everybody's gone surfing, it may be because of this hip new Orange County beach resort and how easy they make it to Hang Ten on the Surf City beachfront! Huntington Beach, one of the picturesque beach towns of Orange County, is about 45 miles south of Los Angeles, and a great location for a family vacation. Originally known as Shell Beach and then Pacific City, it was re-named in 1904...

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Old McDonald Had A Farm… And A Fax Machine, And A Web Page!

Explore the many family farms in Massachusetts that open their homes to visitors who seek a taste of the old days. It's likely Old McDonald wouldn't recognize the family farm today with all its savvy marketing and high-speed technology like fax machines, web pages and e-mails. On the other hand, the venerable and mythological gent (some say there really was an Old McDonald and...

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Sanibel And Captiva are Great for Family Reunions

Beach house rentals at America's top coastal resorts, such as Florida's Gulf Coast, make planning and enjoying a small family reunion easy and fun.Beach house rentals at America's top coastal resorts, such as Florida's Gulf Coast, make planning and enjoying a small family reunion easy and fun. If your family members are scattered between Portand, Maine and Portland, Oregon,...

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Single Parent Getaway: Mexico’s Riviera Maya

For a great single parents getaway, head to Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, where eco-activities and culture keep kids engaged. For a great single parents getaway, head to Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, where eco-activities and culture keep kids engaged. The Riviera Maya, located 40 minutes south of Cancun, Mexico, is a 50 mile stretch of beautiful coastline anchored by the...

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Outrigger Hotels And Resorts Say Aloha to Families

Find out what makes Outrigger a rapidly growing and truly Hawaiian family-friendly chain of hotels and resorts.Outrigger Hotels and Resorts is Hawaii's largest chain and one of the fastest-growing businesses in the Pacific, with 56 properties in 12 countries, including Australia, Micronesia, Fiji, Tahiti, and New Zealand.  Still a family-owned business...

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Garden Of The Gulf: Prince Edward Island

The International Shellfish Festival comes to Canada's remote eastern island in time to catch changing leaves and uncrowded trails.Ah, Prince Edward Island. In my many visits to Canada, somehow PEI had never appeared on the radarscope. The most-densely populated and smallest Canadian province had eluded my geographical grasp until now. When the weather outside in the northern hemisphere...

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Class VI River Runners, New River, West Virginia

Class VI River Runners in West Virginia take the family white-water rafting in style, and is a great place to get your "feet wet" in this exciting sport.As I watched my two children, then 9 and 11, paddle alone through their first-ever set of rapids in West Virginia, my mother-hen tendencies kicked in and I started to worry. Up until that point I'd been happy to let the river guides take...

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Homesteading At The Homestead Resort, Virginia

A Family Travel Forum family takes their SUV to Homestead Resort in Virginia for some wintertime fun, indoors and out!We're always amazed that people continue to visit resorts in what can best be described as the middle of nowhere. The Homestead, one of America's beautiful grande dame resorts tucked in several thousand acres of Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, seems so remote as to...

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