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Free and Fabulous! Public Art Supports Summer Learning

Ah summer. A time for sun, sand, sea and -- art? Even kids who regard museum visits as a form of punishment can enjoy some of the season’s most inventive art installations without setting foot indoors. Here are a few favorites from a nation full of outdoor -- and free -- public art that's sure to keep minds of any age engaged. Middlebury College, Vermont Middlebury College...

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A Napa Valley winery.
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Best Wine Country Family Attractions – Sonoma And Napa With Kids

If you're visiting California's Napa Valley or nearby Sonoma County with kids under 21, here are some fun ways to spend the day before relaxing over a glass of Pinot Noir. Be sure to check each attraction's website, local tourist magazines and take-one local...

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Family Destination News from IPW

For Family Travel Forum, the IPW travel convention which brought together 6,300 buyers, sellers and media covering international travel to the United States, was an opportunity to understand the facts behind the #travelban Internet meme, learn how the Department of State might be changing its document...

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Southern California beach
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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Greater Los Angeles

The neighboring Pacific Ocean, lush farmland, arid desert and snow-capped mountains give southern California families plenty of options for weekends away. "California, Here I Come!" may be the cry of millions of vacationers around the world, but in southern California itself, locals like to get out and explore on long family weekends and short school breaks. And since residents of the densely populated...

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Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Maui, Hawaii

The Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, one of many resorts on the 3-mile-long Ka'anapali Beach, is so authentically Hawaiian that families return over and again, as if to visit ohana (family). Over several visits to Maui, we have tried hotels ranging from small B&Bs to elegant five-star luxury resorts, and my favorite place to stay is the Ka'anapali Beach Hotel (KBH). Beyond the rooms, meals and...

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Baby Equipment Rental on Arrival

By serving tiny travelers and their parents from coast to coast, baby gear rental companies know what babies and toddlers need to travel in comfort and style, so take advantage of them and save on checked baggage fees.   Why Renting Baby Gear Saves Stress & Money Ensuring that baby's needs are met for a trip, it's easy to reach your limit – before you know it,...

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New Orleans, Louisiana Attractions

Dubbed “The Big Easy” and “The Most Interesting City in America” depending on your viewpoint, New Orleans, Louisiana will not disappoint anyone on your next family vacation. This charming Southern belle boasts a culture that is unique, music that is truly inspiring, cuisine to die for, entertainment that is wild, and a dark history that will intrigue. Known for Mardi Gras parties, its vibrant...

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A Chihuly Summer in Gardens of Glass

Through October 29, the New York Botanical Garden will be showcasing more than 20 beautiful installations by world-renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. Chihuly, sponsored by Bank of America, features artwork and sketches from throughout Chihuly’s career, giving viewers a look inside the artist’s creative process. An experiment in light, color, and form, the nature-inspired...

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Yosemite National Park For A Summer Vacation

“All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.” It’s difficult to say which of America’s national parks rank at the top, but we can certainly understand what inspired the Scottish-born writer John Muir to credit Yosemite National Park as the finest creation of nature incomparable to any other on the face of the earth. Geologically speaking, Yosemite owes its splendorous...

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Bryce Canyon And Zion National Parks

Bryce Canyon and Zion: their names are known by every family contemplating a national parks road trip because of their unusual geological formations.  Along the far West edge of the Colorado Plateau –- North America’s largest plateau spanning the four states of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona -- you'll get the bigger picture, a series of colorful cliffs known as...

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