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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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7 Top Train Trips for Exploring the East

It’s a good time for thinking about family-friendly trip ideas, and these seven top train trips – all short ones -- are ideal suggestions for families with little ones and...

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On Celebrity Edge, a three-story atrium surrounded by dining and nightlife
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Celebrity Sighting! A Dazzling New Cruise Ship

Since choosing a cruise for family gatherings makes logistical issues easy and fun, Family Travel Forum was eager to experience the new Celebrity Edge, touted as the “World’s Most High-Design...

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Celebrity Equinox evening illumination
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Plan a Multi-Generational Cruise Vacation With Celebrity

Cruise vacations are noted for luxury, convenience, varied activities and distinctive ports of call.  Could a cruise be the answer to your 21st century multi-generational group’s dilemma of “what...

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Six Most Fun Activities in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas is a unique, fun destination, adored by everyone from A List Hollywood celebrities to family groups. Over 4.9 million people flew through  Los Cabos International Airport last year to sample...

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Do These 2 Things in Providence, Then Eat

My recent visit to Providence, Rhode Island, long considered a second city to Boston (its neighbor barely 45 minutes to the north), proved that it's second to none. Instead, Providence is home to some...

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Secure Tourism Summit Reveals What’s Next in Airport Security

The first Secure Tourism Summit was held in New York City on April 9,2017. It was sponsored by the industry trade organization, US...

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Mt. Washington Cog Railway to Build Summit Hotel – True or False?

"At age 147, the only cog railway in America east of the Rocky Mountains is getting a makeover." That statement was made in January 2017 based on news we received about one of our favorite...

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Gloom Is Not A Port Of Call On A Weatherproof Cruise

It's winter, and while everyone from Scottsdale, Arizona to St. John's, Newfoundland yearns for spring just a few months away, I have discovered the ultimate weather-proof getaway.A most wonderful...

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Winterlude And Carnaval, Canada’s Winter Festivals

Here's a fun, blow-by-blog journal from FTF's train reporter on riding the rails to sample Winterlude, the cold Ottawa, Ontario festival, and Carnaval de Quebec, Quebec...

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Maine Adventures In The Forks

From whitewater rafting to rock climbing, Maine's northern outdoors has it all, and one company makes the fun easy to share with active kids and teens. From whitewater rafting to rock climbing, Maine's...

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Cruise Quebec and the Canada Coast with Family Values

At a recent gathering, staff from Cruise St Lawrence discussed the many ports available to cruise passengers on the St. Lawrence River...

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By Rail Aboard The Overland: Adelaide To Melbourne Australia

A southern Australia vacation by family-friendly train offers mountains, rivers, kangaroos and a whole lot more, while someone else does the driving. As on many train journeys throughout North...

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St. John’s, Newfoundland – Canada At Its Best

Canada's lesser known island off the far eastern coast boasts outdoor recreation and stunning scenic attractions, making it an ideal summer playground from April to September.Part of Canada...

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Moncton, New Brunswick

Take the family to eastern Canada's New Brunswick region for history, outdoor explorations, kid-friendly activities and lots of lobster. Among the Atlantic Provinces in Canada, New Brunswick...

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Through Scenic Central New York And Beyond

Join a railroad buff on his vintage railway tour from Binghamton to Syracuse to relive the early days of train travel.As a child of the 50's, even before I could read, I could recognize the railroad...

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Fathers And Sons – A Diary

Follow three generations of Spielmans throughout a wonderful family reunion in peaceful northwest Vermont and find out what the family- friendly, non-theatening Smuggler's Notch Resort has to offer...

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Teen Programs – With The Folks At A Resort

Learn what to look for with the "five C's" of resort teen programs.After reviewing the supervised teen programs at the Smuggler's Notch, Vermont; Tyler Place at Lake Champlain, Vermont; and...

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Cape Breton And Nova Scotia

History, culture, and nature in Canada's beautiful Nova Scotia.One of my favorite regions, the province of Nova Scotia, also known as Canada's "Festival Province," lies to the east of Maine...

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Low Cost Carriers: 5 Days, 9 Airplanes

A business travel specialist discovered aviation's new frontier in a five-day, eight-airline, first-person trial in May 2004 to judge the service and value of America's low cost airlines, and...

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Garden Of The Gulf: Prince Edward Island

The International Shellfish Festival comes to Canada's remote eastern island in time to catch changing leaves and uncrowded trails.Ah, Prince Edward Island. In my many visits to Canada, somehow...

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Across The Caribbean Aboard Westerdam: A Floating, Family-Friendly Hotel

Have children who want to learn about the world on the ultimate field trip? Holland America cruises can fulfill and exceed that educational requirement. It's winter in the Northern Hemisphere....

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British Columbia And Alberta: Canada Winter Adventures

Wherein the author, a city dweller, communes with ice canyons, snowshoes, and civilized travel amidst freezing temperatures in one of the most magnificent parts of North America…. Ah...

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Viva Wyndham Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Visit two of Viva Wyndham's most popular all-inclusive resorts on the DR's north shore and learn what great value and hospitality really mean.If you are looking for a tropical paradise,...

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