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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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Aboard the RMS Queen Mary

Long Beach, California's restored museum ship welcomes the next generation aboard as her "daughter" ocean liner begins sailing the globe. Ah, the romance. The glamour. The echoes of a class system rejected by America. As you catch your first glimpse of the historic ocean liner R.M.S. Queen Mary's totemic black-and-red smokestacks, you may imagine yourself...

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Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida

Recently renovated, this ultra-ritzy Gulf Coast resort retains its Old World style while catering to families with new programs and amenities. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples is proof that this venerable hotel brand is giving more than lip service to its youngest guests. Friendly front desk staff on the lookout for newly arriving kids, separate pool areas for the active set and the serenity seekers,...

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Tallahassee, Florida Attractions

Think you know Florida? Make sure you don't overlook the capital city--Tallahassee has its own Southern charm and family fun.Think you know Florida? Make sure you don't overlook the capital city--Tallahassee has its own Southern charm and family fun. Why is the capital city of Tallahassee, located 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, affectionately known as "Florida with...

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Wilmington, Delaware Restaurants

Here are some great choices when you hear,"Mommy, I'm hungry" in Wilmington, Delaware. For hearty Italian fare, head downtown to the neighborhood bordered by Union and Lincoln Streets and Pennsylvania and Lancaster Avenues to Wilmington's own Little Italy.  Among several choices, we picked Mrs....

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Alabama’s Azalea Capital Is Mobile

Sweet Home Alabama is at its best in Mobile, where families can live the M-life touring historic sites and innovative museums.Like its neighbor 150 miles away, the lesser-known city of Mobile also has a Mardi Gras. But this is where it all started. Mardi Gras began here in 1703, more than 61 years before New Orleans borrowed the occasion, historians generally agree. And today, every February,...

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