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WaterFire Lights Up the Night in Providence Rhode Island

With up to 80 fire pits blazing along the reflecting waters of the Providence, Woonasquatucket, and Moshassuck rivers which conjoin in downtown Providence, your family will delight in watching Rhode Island's famous WaterFire spectacle, which encompasses nearly a mile of illuminated space and provides mystifying entertainment. Inspired by artist Barnaby Evans, who created the first...

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Buyer Beware: Ziplining Adventure Lacks Adventure

I flew out of my seat and a rush of adrenaline shot up my legs as the ATV tossed its passengers around -- twisting, turning and trucking over seemingly unsurpassable rugged rocks and deep pools of muddy water. That was the best part of my "adventure" day.There are a handful of things to do in and out of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico -- adventures tours with ATV...

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Small Town Charmer: Bristol, Rhode Island Delights Couples And Kids

Located just outside Providence, charming Bristol, Rhode Island offers a host of rural and cultural activities for everyone, plus fine dining for adults and hands-on summer camps for younger schoolchildren. Only a two-and-a-half hour train ride from New York and even closer to Boston, Bristol is the perfect weekend escape -- or week-long respite -- from the noise and rush of a big...

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Fast Food Nation On Vacation

Although fast food dining is a convenient and quick option on vacation, parents should be aware that very few children's meals at America's most popular chain restaurants meet experts' nutritional guidelines. An Applebee’s grilled cheese sandwich with fries and chocolate milk, for example, totals 1,200 calories. That’s over twice the amount of recommended calories...

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A Delicious Chocolate and American History Traveling Show

If your kids have a hankering for history and a craving for chocolate, take them to the fun traveling museum exhibit, Journey of Chocolate in the Americas. Families can travel back in time at several U.S. locations in 2013, and experience chocolate the way our first presidents would have. The Historic Division of Mars, led by chocolate genius (official...

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Hot Springs, South Dakota Dinosaur Dig For Kids

Does a dinosaur dig sound like a fun adventure for you and your family? If so, head over to the top dinosaur attraction in South Dakota, the Mammoth Site, where your kids  can learn the skills to be a paleontologist and get hands-on experience with history.  Since professional paleontologists began excavating in the Black Hills less than half a century ago,...

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Edinburgh, Scotland Five-Star Hotel Offers 50% off on Kids’ Room and Meals

If you're looking for a luxurious hotel with a child friendly environment, The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte luxury hotel, may be just the right choice. The hotel's five-star kids' program provides a fun and exciting experience for the younger ones and gives you the freedom to enjoy the luxuries and amenities of a five-star hotel, stress free! For families traveling with infants,...

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