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California Roadtrips On Roads Less Traveled

If your clan has already done the family roadtrip up and down Route 1, rest assured that there's more to explore among the Golden State’s endless shoreline and sweeping landscapes. Whether you want to coast the scenic mountains and valleys of the Inland Empire, to follow celebrities to chic Los Angeles, visit the wineries and Gold Rush towns of the Central...

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Country Christmas Holiday in the Country Music Capital

Looking for a winter family getaway with style and holiday cheer? Try the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, located on a sprawling 9-acre property in Nashville, Tennessee. It's the largest non-gaming facility in the US, and uses this space to full advantage...  especially for kids. The 2,881 rooms are comfortably decorated in warm colors, and have either...

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Florida Au Natural

Take a walk on the wild side in sunny Florida - gator walks, coastal cruises, canoe escapes, and more.Vacationing in Florida is not limited to thrills that flip you upside down, spin you around and repeat everything backwards in just 30 seconds. Florida has a natural side that lets visitors spot a baby alligator or stroll through a cypress swamp. After a few days of upside down, plummeting...

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Paris Family Hotels For Under US$200

FTF's reporter has found sweet places to dream with the kids tucked in nearby, so you can sleep in the City of Lights without breaking the bank. Here's where to go.Paris, France was ranked 2009’s 3rd most expensive city in the world – a ranking that might make you think twice before visiting.  But Parisian lodgings vary widely, and, with apartments, small hotels,...

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No Snow? No Surf? Mountainboard!

Find out how mountainboarding has grown from an extreme trend to a widespread and professionally-recognized sport.Leave it to sports adventure enthusiasts to solve a duel dilemma: How can we snowboard after the snow melts? How can we skateboard off road? The creative answer to both these questions is the mountainboard, which resembles a snowboard with tires that protrude outwards, monster-truck...

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Pink Shell Beach Resort and Spa

A classic Gulf Coast Florida resort adds new villas, a fun pool and other contemporary amenities to appeal to today's families. When I was told the Pink Shell Beach Resort had an 'Octopool,' I didn't just ask what an Octopool was. I wanted to be surprised. After all, as a travel writer, I've seen my share of exotic, tropical pools. What could possibly stand out from all the rest? Naturally,...

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Spring Snowsports in Wisconsin

For one of the snow-iest springs ever, enjoy snowmobiling and other winter-only pursuits in Wisconsin.In hilly Wisconsin, a glacier-scarred region receiving more than 40" of snowfall each year, locals are delighted that spring is fast approaching. Not to say that Wisconsin families don’t love their winter outings but...By April, the northern part of Wisconsin has the best conditions...

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Ski Style: Nordic? Cross Country? Ski Touring?

If you love cross-country skiing, and want to share your pastime with the kids, these helpful tips will be right up your well groomed alley!Whether it's fishing, stamp collecting, or an artistic endeavor, every parent loves to share their favorite pastimes with their children. Not only do parents want to teach their children about their hobbies, they hope that their children will also learn...

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Gran Plans Home on the Range

Have you ever wondered what life would have been if you had been a part of the early West and had been a cowboy? Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, Texas, offers an authentic glimpse of the early frontier. Throughout American history there has been much written about the early West and the hardy folks who made their living by raising cattle while other tilled the land....

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Feeding the Titanic Fever

If the Titanic story interests you, here are a few museums and exhibits around the globe that are dedicated to the notorious ship and its demise.Interest in the Titanic, Britain's "unsinkable" ocean liner, which sank 10 days into her maiden voyage, has continued almost unabated since we first reviewed the exhibition of the ship wreck's relics in Memphis several years ago. Premier Exhibitions...

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Family Togetherness–RV Style

Are you new to RV travel, or an old pro looking for fresh ideas? Here's how to make your next RV journey as comfortable and fun as possible. Are you new to RV travel, or an old pro looking for fresh ideas? Here's how to make your next RV journey as comfortable and fun as possible. Don't care for camping, you say? How about traveling aboard your very own luxury home on wheels...

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Discover Columbus

It's where big city life collides with small town hospitality and prices, in the heart of the Midwest.Find a variety of fun spots for kids and great dining experiences along the flower-lined streets of Columbus. Ohio's capital has the culture and abundance of activities you would expect from a big city, without the bumper-to-bumper traffic or empty wallet effect. For me, Columbus' greatest...

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British Columbia Highlights

From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia.From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia. Premise: Kids love being active, especially in the Great Outdoors. Fact:...

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Children of Fiji

Weaving between houses, sprinting, jumping ditches. I’m not barefoot, but I feel I am. Like a scene out of The Jungle Book, I duck beneath branches, calling Bula, hello! to my village friends. I’m a village child myself when I’m running through the dusty dirt. Because in Fiji, in my adopted village of Raviravi, the children are so irrevocably independent, that I can’t...

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