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Rhode Island, The Freedom of Sailing

As a kid, my life is very controlled. At home I always have to do chores before going anywhere. Empty the dishwasher, vacuum the floor, weed the garden, make my bed – the list goes on and on....

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Teens at Snowmass/Aspen: Colorado Skiing with a Girlfriend

Although Snowmass and Aspen are only about 20 minutes apart by car, they are two very different places to visit. Snowmass is more family friendly and Aspen is more geared towards adults. As a 17-year-old,...

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Winter Vacation in Vail, Colorado

Upon returning to Vail in 2004 for the first time since I was little, the first thing I noticed was the lack of snowboarders. Snowboarding is becoming more and more popular, especially among teens,...

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A World Lies Before Me: Alaska Expedition

From my window I can see the city skyline. The Empire State Building, the Twin Towers, the smoke stacks. This is home, my home, but beyond what seems to be that ever continuous skyline lies a world I...

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Water Fun In The Poconos

The first thing I noticed when entering the huge, forest-themed lobby of Great Wolf Lodge was the large number of children ages six to 12.  Being one of the older kids at the luxury resort, I figured...

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Florida Is Really Fun

I went to a resort called Sandestin. It is so big it has it’s own zip code. Sandestin is located in Destin, Florida. It is 2,400 acres in size. We stayed on the 20th floor of one of the main hotels....

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New York City is a Festival

"Visiting New York City is like going to a festival!" That's how my 10-year-old son Nicolas described our recent visit to the Big Apple. We visited last August, two weeks before the World...

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Teen Trips Sampler

Family Travel Forum provides information on exciting, alternative travel adventures for teens.Departing for a group tour sans parents can be an exciting new experience for a teenager. ...

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Pride of America

NCL's newest vessel to ply the Hawaiian Islands gets a full inspection from FTF's admiral and falls short on "aloha-ness."Frankly, cruise ships that ply the Hawaiian Islands have a hard...

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