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Marine helicopter and costumed troops hitting the beach in a display at the Marine Corps Museum.
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Marine Corps Museum Visitors Say It’s Better Than Bootcamp

History buffs eager for a unique, immersive experience should spend a weekend at the Marine Corps Museum in Virginia. The 135-acre National Museum of the Marine Corps site...

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3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

A family vacation for a Florida New Year's can be a low-cost, beachside adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions by day and join holiday festivities at...

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field of Christmas trees
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Real Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree at a real Christmas tree farm? We make it easy with this guide to the...

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three kids sledding in snow
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Kids Ski Free And Learn To Ski Passes

The amazing Kids Ski Free and Student Learn To Ski Passes which are available to local (and visiting) schoolchildren in several states are a great value for family ski vacations....

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Dad and son watching holiday windows at Macy's Herald Square.
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Top Holiday Lights Celebrations Across America

We love the holiday season — the decorations, starry lights, religious displays and multicultural celebrations that light up cities and towns everywhere from November to January.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River in winter. Photo by Jake Frank for NPS.gov
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The Essential Guide to Camping in the Winter

Winter camping can be great fun, waking up with a frost covering the tent and a beautiful misty sunrise. But it can also be a truly miserable experience if you end up cold and...

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Inside of Luray Caverns are double columns of stalactites of enormous size.
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The Throwback Charms Of A Big Shenandoah Valley Roadtrip

A "Big Valley" or Shenandoah Valley road trip combines small town Americana charm, natural wonders and a multitude of attractions that are tailor-made for kids -- even those with...

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Kwazimodo is the woolly worm that won the 2014 Wooly Worm Festival in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Fall Festivals Offer Local Color

In autumn, North Carolina fall festivals abound -- they're mostly free -- and focus on an array of subjects from food to animals. Altogether, these authentic local events make...

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Parents and kids are scrambling over rocks on summer hike in Vail Valley.
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13 Reasons to Try a Top Value Mountain Resort in Summer

Ski mountain resorts offer great summer values at rental condos, which also feel as secure as your own home away from home. Just select your destination resort carefully.

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