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Colonial Winter In Williamsburg, Virginia

An enriching holiday experience that families will cherish for years can be found in Colonial Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle of Virginia. Since 1934, this 301-acre historic area has put on its holiday finery from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Besides visiting historic buildings, encountering “People of the Past,” discussing current events of...

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Wilmington, North Carolina has More than Beaches

Families all along the East Coast know that North Carolina boasts nearly endless miles of beautiful beaches. But did you know that the city of Wilmington, located on the state's southern coast, offers visitors a unique variety of coastal treasures with its Historic River District and its three island beaches? With a slew of fun, active, historical and educational activities,

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Families will find “Splashtastic!” fun in the Poconos

Families in the New York and Philadelphia Metro areas have just a short drive to Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains to get in on all the “Splashtastic” pool fun at three indoor waterpark resorts. Almost overnight, the Pocono Mountain region has become a major player in family indoor waterpark resorts, as Camelback Lodge and its Aquatopia...

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The Ultimate Montana And Wyoming Comfort Expedition

Hike, bike, swim and raft your way around the world with Austin Adventures, on a soft adventure with ages 7+ or on a more challenging trip with teens. They call it "Big Sky Country," and just one day of hiking in the mountains gave us proof that this was no misnomer. A couple of days of our Austin Adventures were spent in Montana’s Paradise Valley, and again this was proof that Montanans...

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Southern Charms at The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

One of Georgia’s best kept secrets – its four southeast coastal barrier islands referred to as the Golden Isles – contains a seaside haven perfect for your family’s next beach vacation. The King and Prince Resort on St. Simons Island, the largest of the Golden Isles, is St. Simons’ only oceanfront...

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Maryland Beach Resorts Along The Chesapeake Bay

Rich in seafaring heritage, outdoor recreation, water sports, fishing – and, of course, great seafood -- southern Maryland’s western shore offers a wide array of cultural attractions, historical and maritime sites, and unspoiled natural beauty. Althought it has temperate weather in winter, this region of Twin Beaches really shines in late spring, fall and summer for family vacations.

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Sebasco Harbor Resort, Sebasco Estates, Maine

Families in the northeast have made resorts in Maine a vacation destination for many decades; this authentic inn has been welcoming families since 1930. So what makes Sebasco an "authentic" Maine resort? A unique mix of accommodations including rooms in the Lighthouse, a quintessential Main Lodge, and a variety of suites and family cottages make a good start. Add a list of outdoor...

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The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, New York

In both summer and winter, the Adirondack Mountains and its posh Whiteface Lodge (800/903-4045) offer an abundance of outdoor fun and adventure for families. Roughly 6 million acres in size, about the same as the state of Vermont, Adirondack Park is a patchwork of public and private land dotted with pristine...

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Hawk’s Cay Resort On Florida’s Duck Key

This Florida Key resort with its many family activities is surprisingly civilized in an archipelago known for its casual vibe and funky charms.The signs may have read U.S. Route 1, and most of the license plates may have had Florida on them, but the feeling we had entering Key Largo, the gateway to the Florida Keys, was that this was far removed from anything else in the country. We weren’t...

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A Road Trip Through Connecticut

Ready for a road trip without a lot of driving? Connecticut's River Valley region has lots of attractions and fun stops that are ideal for family members who can't sit stillJust a two-hour drive from either Boston or New York City, Connecticut’s River Valley is a great destination for a family driving trip. The villages of East Haddam and Essex...

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Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes, Vermont

A clubby lakefront resort offers roomy accommodations, tons of activities, an active children's program, great food and a laid back atmosphere.What makes for a perfect family resort? How about comfortable accommodations in a spacious cottage with a spectacular view of a beautiful lake? Add a wide range of activities and a well-staffed children's program, great dining options, and a tradition...

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New Hampshire’s Whites

Pack up the little ones for one of New England's best kept secrets, the White Mountains. This four-season vacation destination, described as the area between the central Lakes Region of New Hampshire and the Canadian border, offers a wide variety of activities for all ages and desires.  From canoeing, hiking, golfing, rock climbing, biking, summer theater and a myriad of swimming spots...

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The Greenbrier, West Virginia’s Grande Dame

This historic resort pleases the fussiest family member with the same style it caters to dignitaries and celebrities. Are kids and a famous, award-winning resort mutually exclusive? Not necessarily. Does a resort that has entertained numerous presidents and dignitaries make a good choice for a family vacation? It can, if the resort is The Greenbrier...

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