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Adventures In Legoland California

The imagination of my two boys skyrocketed as they built and built their own adventures in Legoland California, a different kind of theme park surrounded by other fun attractions in Carlsbad, California. Since 1932,...

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Florence And Tuscany With Teens In Tow

This family took their teens to Italy, first to Florence then Siena and around Tuscany, for spring break and learned that museums can be as delicious as the gelato. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people...it’s all amazing. We learned all about...

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Rock On at the Panama Canal

The last time I really thought about the Panama Canal was back in middle school, when I studied how it transformed global trade routes when it opened in 1914. But then I began hearing rave reviews from several friends who had vacationed there. Suddenly it was on my travel radar. I learned firsthand what a fascinating historic and fun destination it is when I recently got to experience it for myself. Sitting...

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A Very Cool California Road Trip

My husband and I are trying to squeeze a lot of family travel into our lives, since our firstborn son will be going away to college soon. That prompted us to take a trip to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon and then took us on a road trip from San Francisco to Yosemite and back along the Northern California coast this past summer. For nine days Ryan, aged 16, and his brother, Jared, 10, were stuck...

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Rome, Italy With Teens In Tow

One family tackles Rome, Italy with their teens, who adore the few days they spend in the beautiful city while learning all about the Colisseum. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people... it’s all amazing. In Italy you get as much from just...

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Our Family Vacation in Italy

Here are some tried and true tips from a mom who's "been there, done that" on an Italy family trip with her teens. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people...it’s all amazing. When I asked my son’s art teacher what museums we shouldn’t miss,...

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Venice, Italy With Teens In Tow

This family of four hit the high spots of Italy with their teens, and especially relished every moment of Venice where they used the waterways to explore and shop. Italy. Just mention that you are going on vacation to Italy and people get that dreamy look in their eyes. Everybody loves Italy. What’s not to love: the art, the food, the scenery, the people...it’s all amazing. In Italy you get...

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