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Best Wine Country Family Attractions – Sonoma And Napa With Kids

If you're visiting California's Napa Valley or nearby Sonoma County with kids under 21, here are some fun ways to spend the day before relaxing over a glass of Pinot Noir. Be sure to check each attraction's website, local tourist magazines and take-one local brochures for discount...

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Road Trip USA: The Blue Ridge Parkway From Virginia To Tennessee

The beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway will inspire your backseat passengers to sing "Country Roads, Take Me Home" as you cruise between the Shenandoah and the Smoky Mountain National Parks on this classic family roadtrip. Connecting the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains along the North Carolina/Tennessee border, the

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Greater Los Angeles

The neighboring Pacific Ocean, lush farmland, arid desert and snow-capped mountains give southern California families plenty of options for weekends away. "California, Here I Come!" may be the cry of millions of vacationers around the world, but in southern California itself, locals like to get out and explore on long family weekends and short school breaks. And since residents of the densely...

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Nice to Have a Man around the House

We get it: broken toilets, gnarly weeds, setting baby mice free outside – to these reasons why it’s so nice to have a man around the house we can now add vacation planning. Really?  Really. Thanks to the forward-thinking team at Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2Suites by Hilton, we welcome a new resource for our men, the TravelMANager program...

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10 Gifts For Fathers, Mothers & Travelers Who Have Everything

Frequent travelers will appreciate our selection of unusual presents – organized by parenting style -- whether it’s Mother’s Day, Father's Day or any other occasion.   The Energizer Parent Kids rely on mothers, fathers or both for the support they need – whether it’s with real life issues or day to day needs. That’s why we love the

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10 Best Family Destinations For Learning Vacations

I usually hate 10 Best Lists because when it comes to vacations, the “best” for each family is a subjective choice based on circumstance and timing. When my family is exhausted from work and school, a “flop and drop” beach vacation sounds ideal. In mid-winter, an active ski break is irresistible. But when it comes to those long, lazy weeks of summer, parents like to make sure there’s an...

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Ripleys Is Everywhere, Believe It Or Not

What's more kid-friendly fun than a tour around the Ripley's world of odd and fascinating, quasi-museum attractions that teach as well as entertain? In honor of the annual Sword Swallower's Day held each February 27th, we're taking a closer look at an attraction where sword swallowers would not be out of place performing by the front door. And yes, they will perform free of charge...

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How Hotels Cater To Today’s Family Traveler

From crab hunts to organic toiletries and vegan menus, hotels are catering to children like never before. The substantial growth in the family market, particularly in multigenerational travel, makes hotel investments in kid-welcoming staff, amenities and facilities a good investment. In 2015, an Embassy Suites by Hilton survey found that nearly 40% of Millennial parents travel more than...

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Yeehaw!! Find Your Inner Cowboy and Experience the Wild West at Bonnie Springs Ranch

"The Old West is not a certain place in a certain time, it’s a state of mind." – Tom Mix About 30 minutes off the Las Vegas Strip, tucked away at the base of the Spring Mountains, is a wonderful little gem known as Bonnie Springs. As a girl who grew up in Vegas, Bonnie Springs keeps some of my most cherished memories. It always offered a magical experience that took...

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10 Best Kid Friendly Hotels in Las Vegas

Las Vegas hotel deals conjure up images of glittering high rise casinos, high-rollers and high-end luxury. But the City of Lights has plenty to offer families from outdoor fun to indoor amusement parks. Fortunately, kids love the excitement of live entertainment, music and great food just as much as adults. Kick-off your vacation in Las Vegas in luxury in one of Las Vegas' selection of kid...

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