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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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Kamloops And Sun Peaks Resort

Cowboy culture to First Nations sites, ranching, and museums attract families to Canada's Kamloops and the nearby Sun Peaks mountain resort.Travelers touring the Rockies are familiar with Kamloops – often spending an overnight in this, the third largest city in British Columbia. However, this city, situated in the province’s interior region, is well worth a much longer stay....

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Barcelo Mayan Riviera Resorts

Imagine an easy vacation at a first class all-inclusive with impressive dining options, friendly service and kids' activities, in nearby Mexico.The Barcelo Mayan Riviera is a complex of four intermingled resorts on a broad expanse of Riviera Maya beach, 75 kilometers south of the Cancun airport. The whole place is wonderfully suited for families, especially those with older children...

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The Pollard Hotel, Red Lodge, Montana

Here's a real Montana ski town with a landmark hotel and wide-open skies for your authentic winter family adventure.It’s no secret that the American West is expansive—in both environment and in its historical cast of characters.  For example, there was the multi-talented man who toured the United States and Europe with his Wild West show—Buffalo Bill Cody.  Then there...

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Travel Trends 2006: Family Travel Is Up And Going Higher Across USA

Trends Report - June 2006: FTFc finds family travel is up within the United States, from Americans vacationing domestically and foreigners visiting the U.S. with children in tow. Here's a snapshot of how the travel business is doing, from FTFc, Family Travel Forum's consulting division. In our June 2006 analysis, we can see that 2005 was a better year overall than...

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