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Haunted Houses, Halloween Ideas and Weekend Breaks

Candy sales, haunted houses, character costumes and spooky weekend breaks make all Halloween ideas an estimated $10.14 billion holiday. According to the National Retail Federation,...

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Utah Haunted Houses and Spooky Fun

Kids and teens looking for scary Utah haunted houses in rural locales or spooky urban Halloween fun? Salt Lake City and the surrounding Utah towns...

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15 Last Minute Summer Vacations You Can Still Take

Despite gas prices, Covid outbreaks and heat waves – or because of them -- American families are keen on last minute summer vacations. Since deals abound, let’s explore 15...

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Scenic Road Trips From Moab Utah

Avoid the desert heat and enjoy beautiful Moab, Utah from the comfort and safety of your own car. These easy to follow scenic road trips include visits to Arches National Park...

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The Best Ski and Snow Family Vacations

Who knew? Despite strict COVID-19 protocols, including required reservations and reduced capacity at many resorts, the 2021 ski and snow family vacation season was the fifth best...

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Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Houseboating on Lake Powell

Houseboating on Lake Powell, previously a winner of "FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Reunions" Award, gets a fresh look as a vacation option in 2019.

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Base Lodge with skiers outside at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah.
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Sundance Mountain Resort, Where Stars Go To Play

Bathed in the glamorous glow cast by its annual film festival, the Sundance Mountain Resort is, at heart, an unpretentious mountain hideaway.  This central...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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