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Hike And Ride The Rails At Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Located in Brecksville, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron, little known Cuyahoga Valley National Park surrounds the 100-mile-long Cuyahoga River, named by American Indians for its “crooked” shape. It famously caught on fire in 1969 for just 24 minutes because of pollution. Long cleaned and restored, the river now provides a cool place to fish, kayak and relax without the crowds that many...

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Playa del Carmen For An Anti All-Inclusive Vacation

Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is anything but a typical resort town. While it does offer many ‘traditional’ activities that one would expect in a Caribbean beach town, the fun doesn’t end at the beach.In fact, this eclectic and cosmopolitan Mexican city boasts a diverse assortment of family-friendly boutique hotels and attractions, with...

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Discover Mayan Culture In Mexico’s Yucatan

While people may associate Mexico with beach vacations and unlimited margaritas, there is more to this vibrant country than guzzling fruit cocktails under palm trees (although that’s nice too). But if your family craves a more cultural experience, Mexico boasts hundreds of ancient ruins from the Mayan empire that you can explore. The vast number of sites can make the sightseeing a...

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My Family Biked From Alaska To Argentina

17,300 miles is the distance from Los Angeles, California to New York, New York -- seven times. It is about 5,000 miles less than the entire circumference of the Earth. It is a number I had only seen on the odometer in my car. But for Nancy Sathre-Vogel, her husband, and twin 10-year-old boys, Daryl and Davy, 17,300 miles was the distance they cycled from Alaska to Argentina....

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Gourmet To Go Healthy Snack Recipes

When my family and I go on road trips we pretty much have a set road trip snack menu: sliced cantaloupe, granola bars, grape tomatoes and of course, a stash of candy bars (for “energy” my mother says).   While these munchies are delicious and generally nutritious, they are becoming quite banal. If you too are experiencing snack boredom on your road trips,...

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5 Tips For Big Family Bike Trips

She’s cycled more than 22,000 miles across the Americas. No big deal. Cyclist and mom, Nancy Sathre-Vogel has been on numerous bike trips with her husband and twin boys. She offers some tips for preparing and planning a bike trip with the family.    1. Start biking with your children early If you want to do a big bike trip...

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