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Mt. Washington Cog Railway to Build Summit Hotel – True or False?

"At age 147, the only cog railway in America east of the Rocky Mountains is getting a makeover." That statement was made in January 2017 based on news we received about one of our favorite...

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A Dozen Fun Things For Kids to Do In Downtown Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is renown for its casinos and adult-sized entertainment, but there's plenty for kids to do, too, that the whole family can enjoy. Downtown Vegas is far from average and is full of...

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9 Questions to Ask Before Planning a Theme Park Vacation

Should you really be schlepping that baby to Disney World for a family themepark vacation? Parents inevitably reach a stage in their lives when they ask themselves: why are we planning a trip...

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Taking Your Sandcastles and Sculptures to the Next Level

Since most beach-goers would enjoy some tips on building better sandcastles, I interviewed the world-famous sand sculptor, Todd Vander Pluym, when he visited New York on behalf of

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Virtual Reality Getting Real for Travelers

Since the 1990 release of "Total Recall," the Paul Verhoeven film starring Arnold Schwarznegger as a man who buys a virtual vacation to Mars, the travel industry has been anticipating the commercial development...

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14 Family-Friendly and Free Things You Should Do in Las Vegas

Traveling with your entire brood can start to get expensive, especially when taking the family to a destination like Las Vegas. Dotted with casinos and high-end hotels, the Las Vegas Strip isn't exactly...

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Surfing Banzai Pipeline and Oahu’s North Shore

While a hot vacation in the tropics, with lying on the beach, napping in the sun and taking dips in the ocean, seems like the ultimate holiday, some family members may prefer action, adventure and the...

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Maui, Hawaii Hotels and Resorts

All of Maui is beautiful and interesting, and there are many experiences to be had.  Here's a guide to Maui's family-friendly hotels in the four major resort areas along the 120-mile coastline...

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My 3 Favorite Family Dude Ranches

Looking for a dude ranch experience neither you nor your children will regret? Sit-a-spell and read on. Families with little critters will find most ranches only allow children 7 years and above on...

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A Culinary Revolution in Colonial Virginia

There was a time not long ago when a family visit to Colonial Williamsburg meant living a, shall we say‚Ķ  dated lifestyle.  Many parents, especially those with tweens and teens who bore...

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