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Great Wolf Lodge, Kansas City, Kansas

Beyond Dorothy' wildest dreams, prepare to be dazzled in Kansas City, Kansas, the fabled land of Oz, with a stay at Great Wolf Lodge. As "there’s no place like home," you may want to make your homebase at this Great Wolf Lodge (800/608-WOLF (9653), the perfect-for-families blend of a wilderness retreat with the comfort of...

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I’m In Heaven: Toting Toddlers To Heavenly Resort, California

What's in store for your tiniest travelers headed to Lake Tahoe, California? A lot of fun, if you're hanging out at Heavenly Ski Resort.For the first two years that we were in San Francisco, my husband and I longingly studied the wonderful snow reports at Lake Tahoe ski resorts.  We were unable to consider a family ski vacation there because of the lack of daycare facilities for...

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Grand Wailea Resort, Maui, Hawaii

Grand Wailea in Maui has more than you and your family could want for golf, tennis, swimming pools, kid's camp, spa and almost anything else under the Hawaiian sun. One of the liveliest resorts under the Hawaiian sun, the Grand Wailea is part elegant country club-style resort and part water play land.  Fronting the spectacular Wailea Beach on 40 acres of lush, tropical gardens, this...

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O’ahu, Hawaii Hotels And Resorts

Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Hilton Hawaiian Village 800/445-8667, 808/949-4321 At the quieter...

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A Charlie Brown Weekend

A fan of the legendary "Peanuts" comic describes his pilgrimage to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa.Some Americans wait lifetimes to make pilgrimages to Gettysburg or Graceland. I made mine to Santa Rosa, California. Peanuts creator Charles “Sparky” Schulz moved to Santa Rosa in 1973 and ever since then, this city of 147,000 in California wine country north of San Francisco...

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Soccer Trip to Minnesota

I have played soccer for my summer team for six years now. Last year when we were U-16 we decided to take a trip to Minnesota to see the USA women's team play Sweeden. Our coach, Mr. Galvin, decided it would take less gas to drive an RV to Minnesota. It was all right considering only 9 of the 14 girls would be going. We weren't very cramped in the RV or anything, but little did we know one...

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Strolling Around Oakland, California

Here's some advice on sights to see and family-friendly places to stay in this vibrant Bay Area city in northern California.Sports fans know Oakland in northern California for its teams--baseball’s A’s, basketball’s Warriors and football’s Raiders. Business travellers know Oakland for the Oakland International Airport – the alternative to the...

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All aboard the USS Constitution

In November of 2007, some members of my grade were taken to Boston to see the USS Constitution in spirit of US History.  Unfortunately it was a cold, slippery, snowy day but we made the most of it. When we got to Boston we started our field trip in the USS Constitution museum where my friends and I took lovely photos with all the props and cardboard pictures around us. ...

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Wild Wild West

With another family, my family of four flew to California, and then rented two cars for 14 days to tour the West. Entering Nevada, the trunk lid on our car broke, but it didn't prevent the trip from being one of the best we've ever taken. Since we couldn't park the car anywhere full of luggage, we exchanged it at the rental agency for a minivan. What a great way to drive with kids! The boys...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota’s Cultural Capital

Where the Midwest meets Broadway, Fifth Avenue, The Mall and more with great museums, outdoor concerts, theatre and historical sights. You may think brrr when you think of Minnesota, but in the summertime, the city of Minneapolis really heats up with great new music. Downtown, the business pace slows and the Nicollet Mall becomes a 10-block-long...

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