Fall Getaway Archives - Page 4 of 6 - My Family Travels
Kids on hay bale at Edwards Orchard, Illinois
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Illinois Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Stick with us while we drive to countryside U-Pick apple farms in Rockford, Caledonia, Winnebago and other regions near Chicago,...

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Apples on tree
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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Whether you're hungry or looking for a cheap staycation, u-pick apple farms and pumpkin picking at a local orchard or farm are among Fall's best...

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apple on counter
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California Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is apple picking time for San Francisco and Bay Area families. Review our list of California apple farms and u-pick pumpkin fields in Mendocino,...

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apple on tree
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Oregon Apple Farms – U Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Follow us to the countryside during the autumn months for some leaf-peeking, then head to U-pick Oregon apple farms, orchards and pumpkin patches outside Portland,...

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boy holds apple
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Pennsylvania Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

September and October are our favorite months to tour the Pennsylvania apple farms for u-pick fruit and pumpkin picking. Even a day in the fields can make a long weekend in the great family-friendly...

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Hikers walking the Badwater Trail in Death Valley National Park.
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5 Great Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

Within a few hours of Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children five great, kid-friendly hikes in the unspoiled wilderness of nearby...

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Cows fighting for herd dominance in Valais. Photo by Francois Perraudin.
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Fighting Cattle in Valais, Switzerland

Fighting cattle are an unusual natural attraction and a good enough reason to go to places we've never heard of to experience such a treasure. Since we know that cattle...

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Oktoberfest in Nuremberg
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The Real Oktoberfest

Cologne is known for Carnival, Berlin has its Film Festival, and Munich -- where they adopted the beer purity law in 1516 -- may be the epicenter of Oktoberfest. Surely, though, those...

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New England road
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Road Trip USA: Leaf Peeking in New England

New England's beautiful display of nature, charming towns and friendly faces make Vermont and New Hampshire perfect choices for a family road trip, especially in autumn. Vermont’s small size and little...

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