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Double Your Pleasure On California Streets And Chutes

This wallet-friendly California road trip from fabulous San Francisco to the sunny slopes of Lake Tahoe's mountain resorts delivers twice the vacation bang for your buck. As luck would have...

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Doing Spain Right With Adult Kids

It was meant to be a real vacation. Three weeks in Spain. Just the two of us…. Not!

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True North: Off Road Wilderness, Luxury Nearby

The Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello bills itself as a luxury wilderness retreat in the heart of the pristine Canadian backwoods, and that description is spot on the mark.Closer to Ottawa (1 hour...

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Tremblant in Winter

Avid skiers take the family on holiday to Quebec's Mont Tremblant resort for mountains of fun. The location and timing of our family ski vacations owes little to fancy brochures touting...

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Orlando Theme Parks For The Reluctant Parent

First of all, a disclaimer: I have been putting off for years the increasingly insistent demands of my kids to visit the theme parks in Orlando. They wanted the rides at Universal and Disney World... I...

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Crested Butte, Colorado At Its Best

A well-skied family goes late in the season to the higher altitudes of Crested Butte, Colorado, guaranteeing the best conditions. For families, a ski trip to the Rockies is, at best, a once-a-season endeavor....

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Have Kids, Still Spa At The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Offering a great Kids Club and entertaining nearby attractions, this Farmington, Pennsylvania resort pampers families with an amazing spa getaway. Before I visited, I put Nemacolin...

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France With Teens Requires Letting Go

When teens are along for the ride on your family travels, sometimes you just have to let them choose the route and steer for all of you.In all of our travels my wife had never visited the French...

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East Vs. West: Negotiating The Family Ski Vacation

A family of avid skiers debates whether the eastern mountains or the western mountains should be their goal for the next perfect vacation. Negotiating a steep drop into a powdery glade is nothing...

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Virgin Gorda By Sail

A seven day sail to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, proves to be the perfect ticket for one couple on leave from their teens.I approached Virgin Gorda as Columbus did.... by sail. Anegada...

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Retreating to New England’s Lesser Known Snow Resorts

"Let It Snow" is the appropriate anthem for these traditional mountain resorts of Vermont and New Hampshire.One of the staples of the Christmas television season is the movie "Holiday Inn," starring...

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Family Resorts of St. John, USVI

A family of 5 sleeps around at several of this US Virgin Island's top resorts to judge the best.Our family of five travels often from Washington DC. We swim in rooftop pools in New York hotels...

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North of the Notch In New Hampshire And Maine

New Hampshire and backwoods Maine offer sailing, moose-sightings, hiking and more adventures for your spring, summer or fall vacation. How many places can you play the game of "I Spy" and look...

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Skiing And Learning In St. Anton, Austria

A lifelong skier and his son explore the sport's Austrian roots at the modern resort of St. Anton, home of the founders of many New England ski resorts in America.A short walk from the main...

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Switzerland Skiing

An avid skier ditches business to ski the Swiss Alps, then returns with his family to share the wealth of sights, slopes and culture.Every ski season is a blessing, and last year I was not once...

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Paris For Me And Morgan

A Family Travel Forum father describes his journey to France with his 10-year-old daughter. A three-day weekend offers many vacation possibilities. Add another day and you've got the makings of...

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