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How to Go to Disney for Free and Score Deep Discounts

According to Walt Disney World's website, going to Disney on select dates for 6-nights, 7-days ranges from $2,390 to $3,29 for a family of 4 staying at Disney's All-Star Resorts. That may not sound too steep when considering the prices are packaged for accommodations...

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Cincinnati, Ohio Attractions

There's more than meets the eye in Cincinnati; from artisanal donut shops in restored brewery worker housing, to a waterfront park that would make cities twice its size proud, this is a southern Ohio town where family attractions abound in the least likely places. While many attractions are walkable from downtown, you can rent a bicycle from the public Red Bike system, or...

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Busy Bee Stop Has a Hashtag for its Bathrooms!

Our family is on a road trip to Jacksonville, Florida, and before getting to Jacksonville, we needed to make one more pit stop. My wife's aunt and uncle said that we have to stop at the Busy Bee in Live Oak, FL. We decided to stop and I'm glad we did! First of all, this place is huge. It has everything that you could possibly need when you are on a road trip. They have everything from gas...

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Introducing Family Camping To Little Explorers

When warm nights beckon kids to brave the wilds of the back yard and beyond, you'll need some recommendations and resources about family camping to get them ready. Family camping is one of my childhood's great pleasures. But in this day and age, when horror movies and environmental disasters can make a vacation in the great outdoors seem frightening and unpredictable, parents need to prepare...

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Save Big On College Visits And Student Travels

I've found that packing smartly, shopping around for flights, and bundling flights and hotels into one efficient travel package make instant savings that can be used for more important student expenses. Parents who are about to send their kids off to college, those planning campus visits, and students planning a semester abroad have several ways to save when booking their travel arrangements....

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A White Water Rafting Adventure In Maine

If your offspring are anything like mine, the thought of limited cell phone coverage is worse than root canal, so I never imagined my college age son would be game to head to a remote corner of Maine for a family whitewater rafting adventure.  Boy, was I ever wrong. Not only did he embrace the adrenaline rush of the rapids, he connected with nature in a deep and hopefully lasting way. An...

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Disney Themeparks Going Where They Haven’t Gone Before

Wondering what's up and coming for the 2017 season at the Disney theme parks? Whether you're heading to Orlando, Hong Kong or a galaxy far, far away, there's a lot new in store.  Disney's Animal Kingdom, Orlando This popular Florida park has eagerly been awaiting a reboot for the past few years. They couldn't extend park hours or host Disney's signature spectacle of fireworks...

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Atlanta

Living in Atlanta, The South's most happening city and looking for a weekend getaway? Here's a guide to short break destinations near Atlanta, Georgia. But first, find the best deal on Atlanta rental cars here. A fair climate greets those who live near Atlanta, so many families make vacation decisions dreaming about snow-covered mountains...

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Camp Salmen Nature Park Slidell, LA

Our family loves to take road trips, and this summer was no exception. We decided to venture out of our hometown of Lafayette, LA and head east to Jacksonville, FL so that our kids, ages 3 & 5, could experience the beach for the first time. Our first stop while on this summer's road trip was in Slidell, LA to get a bite to eat. We picked up our food (hot dogs and pizza from Sam's club...

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Helpful Tips For Holiday Travel With Pets

FTF loves its four-footed friends, and wants to help you make traveling on the road and in the air just a little more pet-friendly. According to the US Travel Association, more than 30 million adults say they have traveled with a pet on a trip of 50 miles or more. While dogs and cats are ranked as the top travel companions, the overwhelming majority travels primarily by vehicle and very...

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