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Summer At Sun Valley Resort, Idaho

A traditional family resort in Sun Valley, Idaho offers recreation during both summer and winter seasons.Readers may remember my review of Sun Valley's spectacular ski experience a few years back -- and it remains one of my favorite places to take the kids for winter family fun. But once the snow melts, Sun Valley, Idaho is transformed into a summer playground with non-stop activities and a...

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The Cloister: Sea Island, Georgia

Discover a beautiful resort on Georgia's Golden Isles. Sea Island, one of Georgia's "Golden Isles" off the Atlantic coast, is the home of The Cloister (800/SEA-ISLAND) a gracious retreat offering Southern hospitality to families. Formerly the home of many private estates and the favored vacation spot of the Rockefellers,...

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The Greenbrier, West Virginia’s Grande Dame

This historic resort pleases the fussiest family member with the same style it caters to dignitaries and celebrities. Are kids and a famous, award-winning resort mutually exclusive? Not necessarily. Does a resort that has entertained numerous presidents and dignitaries make a good choice for a family vacation? It can, if the resort is The Greenbrier...

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Austin, Texas Restaurants

In Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great local specialties such as barbecue, chicken fried steak, cheesey chili dishes, grilled chicken and grilled steak sandwich, New Texas dishes and Mexican favorites make these great restaurants truly unforgettable. In Texas' big, hip capital city of Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great...

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Florida’s Pensacola Bay Area Restaurants

Dining venues that welcome the kids, serving everything from chowder to chateaubriand.Pensacola has much to offer families and adults looking for a dining experience beyond the usual fried seafood and kitschy tourist traps so often found in beach communities. We were surprised to find everything from simple, fresh seafood to innovative cuisine with international influences. Some of our favorites...

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Maine, New England Restaurants

Read on for some really great family food stops in Maine, when you've had enough of the fresh lobster.The concentration of colleges and universities in the northeast makes it very likely that when you have a junior or senior in high school, you will be doing "The Circuit." While we were on the road with our son, we happened upon some unusual and interesting eateries which I thought were...

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Pensacola: Beyond the Beach

Pensacola's still in hurricane recovery mode, but it's close, it's sunny, and it's a top spring break value. Read on...Long known for its stunning white quartz sand beaches, Pensacola had a rough time in 2004 thanks to Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis and suffered again, to a lesser extent, with 2005's infamous Katrina. While recovery efforts continue in full swing, the Pensacola...

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Springfield, Massachusetts Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Let your teens imitate Michael Jordan and your little ones play with the Cat in the Hat--all in Springfield, Massachussetts. Regular readers know that Massachusetts' Connecticut River Valley is one of our favorite regions for family car trips, largely because its rural roads are still so, umm... rural. Here's a look at some of the Big City quality attractions that have opened up in the area;...

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Obama Family Vacation: Oahu, Hawaii Estate is a Superstar

President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. President Barack Obama and his family showed 2008 the door at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, a luxury beachfront estate complex in O'ahu. Mr. Obama vacations annually to the island where he lived from the...

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Oklahoma – Midwest Meets Southern Charm

Because of its unique place in history, this petroleum-rich town outside Tulsa offers mansions, museums, Wild West lore and more to visitors.Where can families see roaming herds of exotic animals on an oil baron's vast ranch, explore Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, experience the art, culture and history of the American west, and shop for unique treasures? Bartlesville, Oklahoma,...

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