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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Whether you're hungry or looking for a cheap staycation, apple and pumpkin picking U-Pick farms and local orchards are among

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Oregon Apple Farms – U Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Follow us to the U-pick Oregon apple farms, orchards and pumpkin patches outside Portland. Fall in the countryside means leaf-peeping on a staycation...

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Outdoor evening staging of "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Photo c. Travel Southern Oregon (2017)
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Grandparents’ Guide To Ashland, Oregon With Kids

Curtains up… Presenting a Grandparents’ Guide to Ashland, Oregon with Kids / when Shakespeare isn’t enuf. What...

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Aerial view of Big Sur along California's Pacific Coast Highway.
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Top 10 Family Road Trips USA

Our Top 10 Family Road Trips USA awards go to the original family vacation: the road trip by car. Nearly 80% of Americans have said they consider road trips...

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Parents and kids are scrambling over rocks on summer hike in Vail Valley.
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13 Reasons to Try a Top Value Mountain Resort in Summer

Ski mountain resorts offer great summer values at rental condos, which also make a cozy home away from home. Just select your destination resort carefully.

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Family in snow gear outside Alta Lodge, Utah
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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Who knew? Despite strict COVID-19 protocols, including required reservations and reduced capacity at many resorts, the 2021 ski and snow family vacation season was the fifth best...

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Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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