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Marine helicopter and costumed troops hitting the beach in a display at the Marine Corps Museum.
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Marine Corps Museum Visitors Say It’s Better Than Bootcamp

History buffs eager for a unique, immersive experience should spend a weekend at the Marine Corps Museum in Virginia. The 135-acre National Museum of the Marine Corps site...

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3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

A family vacation for a Florida New Year's can be a low-cost, beachside adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions by day and join holiday festivities at...

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Kids can see how aircraft are restored before display at the Udvar-Nazy Center of the NASM.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center

Family travelers looking for some "space" away from the crowds should plan a weekend around the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia....

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Man viewing steam rising from a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
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Gorgeous Yellowstone Winter Getaways with Family Snow Tours

Two national park lodges are featuring Yellowstone winter getaways select dates through early March. Plan now to experience this vast park -- a favorite of all ages. You'll agree...

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Man wearing mask talks into cellphone.
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Heads Up! Negative COVID-19 Test Among Revised Traveler Requirements for the U.S.

In revised traveler requirements, only non-citizen, non-immigrant travelers with proof of vaccination will be allowed to board an airplane for the United States.

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People wander through the light display during the annual Holiday Cactus Garden Lighting ceremony at Ethel M Chocolates
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Holiday Travel Plans Holding Strong Says New Survey

Surprise! Despite Biblical plagues swirling around the globe, families are holding strong to holiday travel plans. More than three quarters of residents recently surveyed in Spain...

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Group of teenagers, college sudents, hanging around outdoors.
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Guide to Hosting an Exchange Student

Hosting a foreign exchange student is the best way to learn about new cultures without leaving home. Each year, nearly 30,000 high school students come to the United States...

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Rearview mirror with a road receding into the distance.
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6 Tips for a Successful Family Road Trip

How you prepare for family road trips dictates whether these adventures will be fun-filled or a terrible chore that will leave you tired and frustrated. It’s important to ensure...

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The Freemont Street Christmas tree in downtown Las Vegas. Photo by Bill Hughes/Las Vegas News Bureau
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Las Vegas Christmas: A Big Party in Las Vegas for the Whole Family

Did Santa pack a Las Vegas Christmas vacation for your family this year? This city, known for its lights year round, is a fun family destination in winter. After months of lockdown...

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