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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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Girl with dog dressed up in pirate's outfit.
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High Times at Fall Beer and Wine Festivals

Fall for fun beer and wine festivals with their many free outdoor activities this season. Despite the resurgence of the pandemic, there are many options for adult getaways, whether...

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City Meat Market dining room, Giddings, Texas
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Round Top, The Aspen of Texas

When I told Texas friends that Round Top is known as “The Aspen of Texas,” they started laughing. Round Top? That’s mighty high praise for a tiny, rural Texas town.

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Poodle in the driver's seat of car.
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Top 5 Dog-Friendly Vacations

Over the past year, many of us have spent long, dog-friendly hours at home but have been starved of vacation opportunities. Of course, this has been the least of our problems....

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You can beat the heat at the Gaylord Texan Paradise Springs waterpark.
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Gaylord Texan: Big Dallas Hotel, Big Gaylord Values

Make no mistake when you pull up to the enormous Gaylord Texan Hotel:  This is Texas, where everything is big and, at this country-chic resort, it's even...

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Wally Byam's camping trailer has traveled all around the world since 1948.
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8 Best Things to Do on an Amarillo Road Trip

Discover the unexpected on an Amarillo road trip. This northwest Texas town is, for many, just a pitstop where I-40 crosses the classic mother road, Route 66. Instead, devote a...

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Dad working from beach palapa at Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba on Palm Beach.
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Trending Now: Work From Home Resorts

Satisfy your wanderlust safely at one of the new Work from Home Resorts  -- a hotel promising a change of scenery and a comfortable space to work online (WFH) during the pandemic....

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Space Center Houston gets into the Halloween Spirit with astronauts trick or treating.
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Houston Halloween Fun And Autumn Weekends

Looking for Halloween ideas? Autumn is the season is time to start planning the ghost stories you're going to share with the family on a scary Halloween family break in Houston,...

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Dragon's Revenge
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Wet And Wild At Schlitterbahn Waterparks

It wasn’t been voted the “World’s Best Waterpark” for more than 20 years for nothing; Schlitterbahn Waterparks are fun, imaginative, aquatic entertainment centers. However, several things have...

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