Pennsylvania Archives - My Family Travels
Family in snow gear outside Alta Lodge, Utah
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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Finally, a year when families need our annual ski and snow family vacations guide! After several winters of meager natural snowfall, ski and snowsports resorts all over the West...

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A crazed, knife-wielding housewife terrorizes the crowds at Hundred Acres Manor.
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Halloween Fun and Frights in Philly, Scranton, Lancaster & Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

It's almost Halloween, that time of year when families search for Pennsylvania haunted houses. It's when kids don their costumes and head out looking for thrills...

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Haunted Houses, Halloween Ideas and Weekend Breaks

Candy sales, haunted houses, character costumes and spooky weekend breaks make all Halloween ideas an estimated $10.14 billion holiday. According to the National Retail Federation,...

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Leaf Peeker’s Guide To America’s Fall Foliage

Fall foliage tours and affordable leaf peeping road trips are easy to plan if you use this How-To, Where-To Leaf Peeker's Guide with tips on the best places to see leaf colors...

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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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Pennsylvania Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

September and October are our favorite months to tour the Pennsylvania apple farms for u-pick fruit and pumpkins. Plan a day in the fields to round out a long...

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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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Grave markers at Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg.
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Touring the Gettysburg Battlefield

Relive a defining tragedy in American history at the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania. The site of the pivotal battle of the Civil War, July 1863, it's where 150,000...

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The Santa Float makes its first holiday appearance at Philadelphia's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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All American Thanksgiving Events and Celebrations

FTF's A-Z guide to local festivals and Thanksgiving events, from traditional eats to marathons, is your Thanksgiving recipe for fun.

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