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Celebrating Oktoberfest in Florida

Oktoberfest has always been a reason to celebrate whether you're traveling with family or reveling in the fun and sampling German "Bier" without the kids. You can find an Oktoberfest festivity in just about every corner of the world, with festivities borrowing from Bavarian traditions and peppered with schnitzel and sausages. Despite its reputation for sandy beaches and hot weather, Florida is no...

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Road Trip USA: The Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco To Los Angeles

Perhaps the best known stretch of highway in America -- California's Highway 1 between Los Angeles and San Francisco is 400 miles of coastal beauty that's become our "favorite family roadtrip." What comes to mind when you think of California? Is it the cable cars climbing the hills of San Francisco, or is it the glamour of Hollywood and Los Angeles? While these cities are bursting...

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How to Go to Disney for Free and Score Deep Discounts

According to Walt Disney World's website, going to Disney on select dates for 6-nights, 7-days ranges from $2,390 to $3,29 for a family of 4 staying at Disney's All-Star Resorts. That may not sound too steep when considering the prices are packaged for accommodations...

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Cincinnati, Ohio Attractions

There's more than meets the eye in Cincinnati; from artisanal donut shops in restored brewery worker housing, to a waterfront park that would make cities twice its size proud, this is a southern Ohio town where family attractions abound in the least likely places. While many attractions are walkable from downtown, you can rent a bicycle from the public Red Bike system, or...

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Cody, Wyoming And The Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Authentic Wild West activities for all ages and a world class museum draw families to Cody, in the area of northeastern Wyoming known as Yellowstone Country. Drive into the small city of Cody, Wyoming on July 4th, and you won’t believe the traffic. Every year, families gather here from the surrounding wide open spaces for the Cody Stampede, a celebration with parades,...

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Busy Bee Stop Has a Hashtag for its Bathrooms!

Our family is on a road trip to Jacksonville, Florida, and before getting to Jacksonville, we needed to make one more pit stop. My wife's aunt and uncle said that we have to stop at the Busy Bee in Live Oak, FL. We decided to stop and I'm glad we did! First of all, this place is huge. It has everything that you could possibly need when you are on a road trip. They have everything from gas...

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A White Water Rafting Adventure In Maine

If your offspring are anything like mine, the thought of limited cell phone coverage is worse than root canal, so I never imagined my college age son would be game to head to a remote corner of Maine for a family whitewater rafting adventure.  Boy, was I ever wrong. Not only did he embrace the adrenaline rush of the rapids, he connected with nature in a deep and hopefully lasting way. An...

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Disney Themeparks Going Where They Haven’t Gone Before

Wondering what's up and coming for the 2017 season at the Disney theme parks? Whether you're heading to Orlando, Hong Kong or a galaxy far, far away, there's a lot new in store.  Disney's Animal Kingdom, Orlando This popular Florida park has eagerly been awaiting a reboot for the past few years. They couldn't extend park hours or host Disney's signature spectacle of fireworks...

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Atlanta

Living in Atlanta, The South's most happening city and looking for a weekend getaway? Here's a guide to short break destinations near Atlanta, Georgia. But first, find the best deal on Atlanta rental cars here. A fair climate greets those who live near Atlanta, so many families make vacation decisions dreaming about snow-covered mountains...

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Top 10 Orlando Vacation Hotels and Resorts

Where to stay in Orlando?  We offer some suggestions on the Universal Orlando campus, as well as some other fun options (Sponge Bob, anyone?), golf resorts, condo rentals and more for your consideration. 1. Gaylord Palms Resort - In the family...

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