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San Francisco’s SoMa District

Follow a family of movie buffs as they trace the steps of royalty from "The Princess Diaries" and find a little fun of their own in San Francisco, CaliforniaIf my family hadn't loved The Princess Diaries so much, we might never have decided to trail young Mia Thermopolis (played by Anne Hathaway) to her charmingly eccentric San Francisco neighborhood. Haven't seen Disney's...

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Doing The O.C. In The Real Orange County

Taking the kids to the real Newport Beach, California to live like the rich teen stars of Fox TV's legendary hit show, The O.C.Whether real or fictitious, "Peyton Place" or "90210," "The Blue Lagoon" or "8 Mile," the geography of popular culture has long appealed to travelers. Does seeing the real Middle Earth, the West Wing or The O.C. excite your otherwise slacker teens? If so, their...

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Kona Village Resort, Hawaii

Note : Due to the debris and water damage resulting from the tsunami that struck Hawaii's Big Island after the March 11 earthquake that shook Japan, the Kona Village Resort has closed.  We have just heard that it will not reopen, although the management has entertained family visitors for the past 45 years.  Stay tuned... The Kona Village Resort is a laid-back,...

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Minnesota’s Tale Of Two Cities

A trip to this Midwest hub of museums, theatres, sports and outdoor activities will keep your family busy from morning 'til night. From malls (including the original Target store) -- to mills (home of the Pillsbury Dough Boy) -- to theatre (the nation's top regional and kid's drama companies), livelier Minneapolis and its more traditional sister, Saint Paul offer endless cultural and recreational...

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Stratford Festival Of Canada

Introduce your kids to the plays of Shakespeare and other literary lions with exciting productions of classics, musicals and more.It may be celebrating its 55th birthday, but the Stratford Festival of Canada is livelier than ever. The 2007 season runs till November 4th, so there’s still plenty of time for theater-loving families to catch a few shows. Stratford, a sweet...

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Dining Medieval Family Style in Orlando

My mom and I were able to visit a place and time long gone at the "Castle," located on Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida. Not sure what to expect, I was intrigued by the place called Medieval Times (866/543-9637). My mom and I were able to visit a place and time long gone at the "Castle," located on Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida. Not sure what to expect, I was...

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The Bridges Family Resort And Tennis Club, Vermont

Passionate about tennis? Here's a comfortable, low-key resort offering excellent instruction in the scenic Green Mountains, Vermont. Located in the Mad River Valley of central Vermont and nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains, The Bridges offers expert tennis instruction for every skill level -- from the casual player to the U.S. Open contender, adult or child -- during fun resort...

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Deer Valley Resort: Snapshot of Utah’s Luxe Mountain

Does Deer Valley Resort meet your family's ski expectations and is it worth the premium tariff? Family Travel Forum investigates.Deer Valley in Park City, Utah delivers a deluxe ski experience that pampers guests with posh accommodations and gourmet food. The resort's philosophy that the details make the difference is everywhere--- ski valets care for your skis as you park your car; overnight...

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Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

For families that seeks intimate seclusion, Daufuskie Island Resort and Club is the perfect tranquil backdrop. Daufuskie Island Resort and Club is certainly "a world apart." Located one nautical mile off the coast of Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, this casual retreat lets families unwind in a beautiful and isolated island setting. Getting to Daufuskie is an adventure in itself; our...

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Alaska: Cruising In Comfort With Teens

Stunning natural beauty, adventure, ease and a thirst for knowledge about the region await travelers on a fully equipped vessel cruising Alaska.Stepping out on the deck an hour or so after departing from Seward, twilight disappearing in the summer sky, we heard a small commotion. Approaching a group of people looking over the railing, we saw what they saw: first one, then two, then five or...

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