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Twilight themed hotel room at Pacific Inn, Forks, Washington
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The Ultimate Twilight Hotel Experience in Forks, Washington

Are you ready for a "Twilight" hotel in Forks, where you can experience the series and follow Bella Swan throughout her journey in western Washington?  Did you know that Forks...

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Snoopy and family
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California Haunted Houses and Halloween Happiness

If ghosts, haunted houses, goblins, and Halloween costumes are on everyone’s mind, there’s now something ghoulishly fun for all fear tolerances including California haunted houses, theme parks, and...

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Orlando Haunted Houses and More for Halloween Season
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Orlando Haunted Houses and Spooky Thrills in Orlando

Say the word Orlando and "vacation" may come to mind, along with theme park rides, thrills, and characters. But come Halloween, some people prefer the spooks and chills of the hauntingly horrifying...

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Busch Gardens Virginia coaster
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The 10 Best Themeparks For Family Vacations

At almost any time of year, family planners can count on a theme park to shift the annual vacation into high gear. Whether you’re planning a long vacation or just a day trip, a themepark is the perfect...

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Halloween Fun and Frights in Philly, Scranton, Lancaster & Pitttsburgh Pennsylvania

It's almost that time of year again when families search for Pennsylvania haunted houses and kids don their costumes and head out looking for a Halloween adventure. Families who will...

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Outdoor Adventure At Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska welcomes more than 400,000 visitors every year, even though the park cannot be accessed by car. This UNESCO World Heritage Site -- a body of water and coastline crusted...

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Introducing Rocky Mountain National Park

More than 415 square-miles of rock-ribbed wilderness draws nearly three million visitors to Rocky Mountain...

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Alaska Overland At Denali National Park

Since its discovery over a century ago, Denali has seen many hopeful explorers braving its hard terrain.  From the early miners who dug through tough rock to gold seekers during the Gold Rush and  mountaineers...

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Mariposa, The Heart of Yosemite

According to Jeffrey Hentz of the Yosemite/Mariposa Tourism Bureau, in Yosemite National Park, "everyone is a photographer."...

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Making Walt Disney World with Kids Easy

Frommer's Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids is the perfect family vacation companion for that magical kingdom of crowds and confusion.Although not the flashiest guidebook out there,...

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Family Tee Time Golf With Kids

As golf becomes more popular with younger generations, golf resorts are catering to grandparents and parents interested in upping their game with kids -- whether on vacation or during special skills...

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Passports Overboard? St. Thomas Resort in USVI Welcomes Families

Looking for a great family escape for Spring Break? Didn't have time to get a passport? The Frenchman's Reef and Morning...

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Excellent Baby Book for Expectant Mothers

I know expecting mothers have a lot to think about in the time before baby comes.  First- time mothers must also deal with the pressures of not knowing what is to come.  While...

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Gulf Coast Family Beach Vacations In Panama City

While Panama City Beach was once noted for its college Spring Break scene, today it welcomes families with its white sand Gulf of Mexico beaches and crystal blue waters. Having just returned from a beach...

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Rio the Movie Introduces Kids to New Cultures

Teaching children about foreign cultures is an important aspect of family travel.  Whether traveling domestically or abroad, families are sure to encounter various customs that are different from...

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Tours Combine Adventure and Volunteering

If you enjoy adventure and helping others, and you're looking for ideas for your next vacation, then Adventure Center might have the answer for you.  Adventure...

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All-American Family Weekend from $269/N

Baseball season is now open and that means plenty of family bonding over this great American pastime.  Ballparks across America are welcoming kids of all ages -- while munching on classics like peanuts...

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Real Ranch Camp in Colorado for Teen Wranglers

If you know a teen that loves the great outdoors, is interested in horses and is looking for something to do this summer, then Devil's Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado may have something to...

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Cheap Tickets For A Broadway Show

Broadway bound? Get the most out of your trip to the Big Apple with a visit to a live show or performance. New Yorkers know how to find cheap seats.We think catching a live show or musical is a...

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Brunswick And The Golden Isles Of Georgia

You don't have to be Gatsby to savor the family activities available in the little-known, mid-Atlantic coastal retreats of St. Simon's and Jekyll Islands, Georgia. The Golden...

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Star Trekking: Funny Guy Jon Stewart & Family in Orlando

We all love Jon Stewart on his Emmy-Awarding winning TV show, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." He is well-known for making America laugh on the hit, self-titled Comedy Central show because he's so...

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This Guide Plans Your East Coast Road Trip

With so many suggestions for what to do, where to eat and stay, the Drive I-95 guidebook can certainly help any road trip planner.Ever wonder what it would be like to travel down the entire East...

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10 Best Family Destinations For Snowsports

In a new family vacation planning guidebook, the FTF community selects their 10 favorite snowsports destinations for a family vacation.In the winter and spring, family ski trips can be a fun and...

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Best Family Destinations Guidebook Helps Create Idiot-Proof Vacations

While opportunities are endless in terms of travel, how does one decide where to go and what to do once you are there? The

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Cherokee Celebration of American History in Oklahoma; $20 for kids

This year will mark the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War.  While many historic and cultural events are taking place across the country, some stand out above the rest.  If you...

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Big Laughs for Travel Writers’ Night Out

In the travel industry, many companies host events for travel writers to promote a destination, present a new product or announce an exciting accomplishment.  As a journalist, these events...

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Star Trekking 12:10: Justin Bieber Pop Star, Film Star, Comic Book Star

In a recent survey by TRUSTe, an internet privacy company, 10% of parents admitted to secretly logging in to their child’s Facebook account.  In the same survey 72% of parents said they monitor...

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Star Trekker: 12:10: Oprah Goes Down Under with Elvis

Oprah Winfrey, the popular talk-show host, billionaire and philanthropist, may not have children to travel with, but she still surrounds herself with family.  She lives with her long-time boyfriend,...

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Who Judged You: The 2010 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

The Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship has recently announced its 2010 winners, but the process for selecting these award-winning travel blogs started back in May. The Family...

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Celebrate Cultural Festivals with World Party

For those who want to celebrate and party in a different state, country or continent, Rough Guides World Party has compiled the best destinations just for you. Ever wonder how other countries...

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Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

10 dog-loving resorts so when you want to hit the slopes, all those pets who enjoy winter weather will be able to join you in the fun. We all love our pets, and sometimes it is difficult to...

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Guidebook Explores 500 World Destinations Before They’re Gone

These 500 sites around the world face extinction from environmental and man-made pressures. Author Holly Hughes wants you to see them before they disappear forever.As a world traveler, writer and...

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Discover San Francisco & Wine Country Through Restaurants

With over 100 years of experience, the France-based Michelin Red Guide gives readers confidence in the dining and hotel choices they honor.If you are planning a trip to San Francisco or if you...

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Iconic Roadtrips With A Sense Of Humor

Lonely Planet publishes a detailed guide to the best US road trips for those who like to travel with a plan.Aside from the first few pages that are filled with color photographs, "USA’s Best...

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Frommer’s Day by Day Guides – London In 1 Day Or More

For travelers who want to see the most sights in the shortest amount of time, Frommer's London Day by Day was written for you.The new Frommer’s Day by Day series of pocket-size guidebooks...

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Navigate St. Louis with a Helpful Moon City Handbook

Written with the insight of local experience, passion and deep knowledge, the Moon Handbook city guides are a perfect companion for your next trip. With more than 30 years of experience, Moon...

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Star Trekker: Julianne Moore as Mom, Author and now Playwright

Julianne Moore is many things in life: a redhead, an actress, a mother and a children’s book author.  Her first book, Freckleface Strawberry, is about a young girl who...

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Tarpon Springs, Florida

Check out Florida's Greek village for a bit of history, fishing and wildlife viewing along the Anclote River and the Gulf of Mexico.The charming blend of Victorian homes, Floridian-style residences,...

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Twin Cities of Minneapolis And St. Paul, Minnesota

Read how the Twin Cities offer lots of choices for a family with many interests -- and their stressed out mom.I was born under the sign of the twins and, like most Geminis, I am utterly indecisive....

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