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Alaska’s Yukon Territory From Ship To Shore

FTF's contributing editor joins Holland America Lines and learns how to explore Alaska's Yukon Territory by land and sea -- comfortably.One morning in '63 a new boy, Martin, from Dawson City in the Yukon Territory, walked into our Grade Two class.  As our teacher, Mrs. Brand, explained to us that Martin came from the land of the famous 1898 Klondike Goldrush, most of us kids were...

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Chateau Lake Louise is a great place to hang your hat after a day of wildlife viewing in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Find out more about what this unique destination has to offer for family travelers.Snowcapped mountain peaks and formidable glaciers cradle Lake Louise's emerald depths in a natural icy amphitheater. Situated in the corner of Banff...

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Detroit’s Motown Winter Blast

Detroit, host of the NFL Super Bowl XL in 2006, produces a winter weekend-long festival that offers plenty of chill for families.Detroit was so excited about landing the NFL Super Bowl XL on February 5, 2006 that the city has started to party a year early - throwing the first annual Motown Winter Blast, a weekend festival chockfull...

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Maui, Hawaii

This mom chose to spend her vacation with the kid, as they enjoyed surfing, snorkeling, scenic drives, and other family fun in Maui. We went to Maui in search of endangered green sea turtles and exciting family adventure. I hadn't been to Hawaii since my honeymoon and was looking forward to exploring the island with my three children. Our plans were to spend the first part of the week in...

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SoCal, Where The Del Guarantees Happy Tweens And Teens

Here's a long-time classic Southern California resort that's reinvented itself as San Diego's coolest spa and sports getaway, with class and style.Looking for a way to amuse the kids while indulging in a pampering spa treatment? Here’s a twist – why not let them indulge along with you? While we’ve seen a rise in spa programs designed for children and teens in...

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Oregon And Washington: Columbia Gorge Visitors Guide

When we invited friends and family to our wedding celebration/housewarming party at our new home in the Columbia Gorge, we compiled a list of places to stay and things to do on both the Oregon and Washington sides of the river. Here are some ideas we wanted to share with you. Ways to Play There are a lot of things to do in our area, especially for active families. You can try whitewater...

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Single Parent Guide to Hawai’i: Maui, Kauai And The Big Island

Single parents are often challenged by finding a vacation that will keep kids active and engaged, and happy to be spending time with an adult who wants and needs their companionship. If that single parent is a woman, you have to factor in safety issues, as well. As a professional travel expert and single parent, I've found that the islands of Maui, Kauai and Hawai'i in Hawai'i answered...

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The Hideout at Flitner Ranch, Wyoming

Flitner: A ranch for the family that plays together and ropes cattle in Shell, Wyoming. If you find it hard sending your kids off to camp because you yearn to go with them, then you might want to book a family holiday at The Hideout At Flitner Ranch in Shell, Wyoming. Nestled at the base of the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains, this family-owned...

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Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Family Travel Forum's overview of a great family resort tucked into a gated beach community in South Carolina. Located on a lush barrier island just a 20-minute drive from historic Charleston, Wild Dunes is more like a cozy, family-friendly town than a resort. Spanning 1600 acres, this secure, gated community offers a wide range of accommodations...

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A Wild Weekend In North Georgia

If your family loves to whitewater raft, hike, rappel or hang glide, this scenic area around Dawsonville could be your next road trip. From Atlanta, adventurous families can find a starting point to get away from it all and head for the mountains of North Georgia. The large city is an excellent departure point for road trips in the foothills of the rustic Appalachian Mountains. When the...

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