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Alabama’s Shoals Attractions

This region of northwestern Alabama is a great budget destination for all ages, and ideal for multi-generational vacations. When you think of country music, you think Nashville. When you think blues and rock n’ roll, of course Memphis comes to mind, but in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama, just two hours from either city, you get to the real roots of all three of these American musical...

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The Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, Maine

Enjoy a family-fun, New England experience along the Kennebunk River at the 125- year-old Nonantum Resort.Originally built in the 1880s, the Nonantum Resort rests on the land that was once the home to many different Native American tribes. In the mid-17th century, under the leadership of Chief Thomas Waban, the diverse groups banded together and their settlement was named after the Algonquin...

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Skiers Love Nurseries

There are now more ski nurseries to choose from than ever--find out some favorite resorts of skiing parents with tiny travelers. It's a common situation: you want your infant son or daughter to learn how to ski as soon as possible, but you'll just have to wait for that.  In the meantime, should you have to wait on a family ski vacation together?  Thanks to ski resort nurseries, the answer is...

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Cradled On The Waves Off Canada’s PEI

Come visit beautiful Prince Edward Island and discover why families flock to this little known isle of tranquility each summer. The first thing you notice are the red clay cliffs gently sloping to the ocean, actually the Northumberland Strait. As the small Air Alliance plane banks slightly in its approach, the whole of Prince Edward Island (PEI) comes into view. In the spring...

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Following The Clinton Trail In Arkansas

Find out how Arkansas' tourism developed in the 1990s in response to its famous native, then-President Bill Clinton. Ever since Bill Clinton urged America to "come on down" to visit his home state after receiving the Democratic presidential nomination in 1992, "The Natural State" has been hosting tourists from all over the U.S. Visitors are attracted to Arkansas not only for its scenery...

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New Hampshire’s Whites

Pack up the little ones for one of New England's best kept secrets, the White Mountains. This four-season vacation destination, described as the area between the central Lakes Region of New Hampshire and the Canadian border, offers a wide variety of activities for all ages and desires.  From canoeing, hiking, golfing, rock climbing, biking, summer theater and a myriad of swimming spots...

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Paradise Point Resort And Spa, California

This resort on a small island in Mission Bay offers comfy accommodations and lots of activities in close proximity of the treasures of San Diego.Many families looking for fun in the sun head to Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego’s Mission Bay.  Insulated from the city, but not isolated from San Diego’s features and attractions,...

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California North Coast Reunion

With kids and grandparents, the quiet pleasures of Carmel and Monterey - hiking, shopping, dining - create a perfect multigenerational vacation. Two or three times each year, my parents, my three children and I head out for a few days of sightseeing and family togetherness. It's a wonderful opportunity for my kids to spend time with their grandparents - and vice versa. The...

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The Inn At Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina

Class, fabulous golf, southern charm and the comforts of someone else's mansion and wait staff make this "inn" a rather splendid place to get away.An elderly gentleman leaned out the window of the stately entrance station and handed us a compact disc. "You might want to listen to this," he suggested. "It's about a five minute drive to the Inn."We persuaded our two teenagers...

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Key West Welcomes Gay Families With Fun

This "rainbow" Florida Key is especially welcoming to LGBT families, who will find many child-friendly places and things to do within a very accepting community of fellow travelers.The character and characters of Key West areas colorful as the rainbow flags flying on many a business door, welcoming gay tourists and their families to the community. “Key West is one of the original gay...

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