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Corning Ware Where?

From the history of glass to to the history of flight, there is plenty to keep you and the children occupied in this pleasant upstate New York town. Even if you're never been to an outlet mall, the brand name Corningware certainly rings a bell.  Did you realize the family that made all those casserole dishes oven-proof really has a passion for the art of glass-making?  Their museum, a collection...

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Total Tennis for Total Tennis Buffs

If you're trying to improve your tennis skills and get the kids interested or motivated in the sport, the 42-room Total Tennis Camp (Box 28 Saugerties, NY 12477; 800/221-6496; www.totaltennis.com) is the only year-round place within an easy, under-two-hour drive from New York City. I liked total tennis in the...

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Travel Trends 2003: Togethering Is The Trend Of The Year

Trends Report - December, 2003: In 2003, statistics showed that families were viewing vacations increasingly as reunion opportunities, and that those in the travel industry were adjusting accordingly. As 2003 scurried to a close, we received lots of news about a perceived trend called “Togethering,” which must be taking the central Florida region by storm. The savvy...

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Wonderful Washington DC with my Grandchildren

A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. Traveling with grandchildren is a very exciting and wonderful experience. Your February issue inspired us to go to Washington, D.C. during spring break with our 11-year-old granddaughter, Lauren. What better place to visit than our nation's capital! Our...

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Travel Trends 2002: Identifying US Vacations For Summer

Trends Report, June 2002. Find out what the trends were for family travelers in summer 2002, when post-9/11 fears ruled the marketplace. When we polled Family Travel Forum families in April of 2001, we queried travelers about their favorite family resort and learned that family travel was thriving. Of parents responding, 91% had traveled to a North American destination within the past...

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