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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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Cleveland, Ohio Grows Into A Family City

This northern Ohio city has matured from urban blight to fine museums, parks, great art, cheap convenient hotels and the country's best pita.In 1969, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River caught fire. It was an event that inspired songwriter Randy Newman to write: "Burn On, Big River." Locally, however, this was no big news according to the city's fire chief who deemed it: "A strictly run-of-the-mill...

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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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A Local’s Take On Oaxaca, Mexico With Children

Use the suggestions from a long-time resident to visit historic sites and various artisan villages with the kids in culturally rich Oaxaca, in the southwestern part of Mexico.With ruins, churches, museums and a tradition of fine art, Oaxaca is usually considered an adult destination. But my family has been visiting the region with our daughter since 1991 and now that we have...

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Mexican Riviera Aboard the Golden Princess

Families interested in a taste of Mexican culture, beach time, and not having to worry about packing and unpacking, should try this cruise.(Editor's Note: For the 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons, the Golden Princess will not be sailing to Mexico.  Instead, the ship's tropical itineraries will highlight Hawaii.  The following members of the Princess fleet will be traveling to the...

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