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Kona Village Resort, Hawaii

Note : Due to the debris and water damage resulting from the tsunami that struck Hawaii's Big Island after the March 11 earthquake that shook Japan, the Kona Village Resort has closed.  We have just heard that it will not reopen, although the management has entertained family visitors for the past 45 years.  Stay tuned... The Kona Village Resort is a laid-back,...

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Minnesota’s Tale Of Two Cities

A trip to this Midwest hub of museums, theatres, sports and outdoor activities will keep your family busy from morning 'til night. From malls (including the original Target store) -- to mills (home of the Pillsbury Dough Boy) -- to theatre (the nation's top regional and kid's drama companies), livelier Minneapolis and its more traditional sister, Saint Paul offer endless cultural and recreational...

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Dining Medieval Family Style in Orlando

My mom and I were able to visit a place and time long gone at the "Castle," located on Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida. Not sure what to expect, I was intrigued by the place called Medieval Times (866/543-9637). My mom and I were able to visit a place and time long gone at the "Castle," located on Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Florida. Not sure what to expect, I was...

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The Bridges Family Resort And Tennis Club, Vermont

Passionate about tennis? Here's a comfortable, low-key resort offering excellent instruction in the scenic Green Mountains, Vermont. Located in the Mad River Valley of central Vermont and nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains, The Bridges offers expert tennis instruction for every skill level -- from the casual player to the U.S. Open contender, adult or child -- during fun resort...

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Deer Valley Resort: Snapshot of Utah’s Luxe Mountain

Does Deer Valley Resort meet your family's ski expectations and is it worth the premium tariff? Family Travel Forum investigates.Deer Valley in Park City, Utah delivers a deluxe ski experience that pampers guests with posh accommodations and gourmet food. The resort's philosophy that the details make the difference is everywhere--- ski valets care for your skis as you park your car; overnight...

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Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

For families that seeks intimate seclusion, Daufuskie Island Resort and Club is the perfect tranquil backdrop. Daufuskie Island Resort and Club is certainly "a world apart." Located one nautical mile off the coast of Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, this casual retreat lets families unwind in a beautiful and isolated island setting. Getting to Daufuskie is an adventure in itself; our...

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Alaska: Cruising In Comfort With Teens

Stunning natural beauty, adventure, ease and a thirst for knowledge about the region await travelers on a fully equipped vessel cruising Alaska.Stepping out on the deck an hour or so after departing from Seward, twilight disappearing in the summer sky, we heard a small commotion. Approaching a group of people looking over the railing, we saw what they saw: first one, then two, then five or...

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Kamloops And Sun Peaks Resort

Cowboy culture to First Nations sites, ranching, and museums attract families to Canada's Kamloops and the nearby Sun Peaks mountain resort.Travelers touring the Rockies are familiar with Kamloops – often spending an overnight in this, the third largest city in British Columbia. However, this city, situated in the province’s interior region, is well worth a much longer stay....

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The Pollard Hotel, Red Lodge, Montana

Here's a real Montana ski town with a landmark hotel and wide-open skies for your authentic winter family adventure.It’s no secret that the American West is expansive—in both environment and in its historical cast of characters.  For example, there was the multi-talented man who toured the United States and Europe with his Wild West show—Buffalo Bill Cody.  Then there...

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Travel Trends 2006: Family Travel Is Up And Going Higher Across USA

Trends Report - June 2006: FTFc finds family travel is up within the United States, from Americans vacationing domestically and foreigners visiting the U.S. with children in tow. Here's a snapshot of how the travel business is doing, from FTFc, Family Travel Forum's consulting division. In our June 2006 analysis, we can see that 2005 was a better year overall than...

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