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Top 10 Gulf Coast Activities In Naples And Everglades City, Florida

Our top ten Gulf Coast activities in Naples and Everglades City represent the yin and yang of family vacations. Why not embrace variety and enjoy a taste of both cities?

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Grave markers at Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg.
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Touring the Gettysburg Battlefield

Relive a defining tragedy in American history at the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania. The site of the pivotal battle of the Civil War, July 1863, it's where 150,000...

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Mt. Rushmore
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Road Trip USA: Great Sights of the West – Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone And The Grand Tetons

Plan a driving trip from Mt. Rushmore to Yellowstone to experience the West's top national parks and monuments. Take in other interesting Western sights in South Dakota, Montana,...

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Crossing the Rio Grande at Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park, Texas
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Lajitas And Big Bend Texas

We checked into the Lajitas Golf and Spa Resort panting, trying to catch our breath after an exhilarating, five-point zip line adventure above the Big Bend of Texas.

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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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RVs in campground with kids on bikes.
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Resources For Family Camping Vacations

An enthusiastic camper, let me share some resources for family camping vacations to help in planning your next big U.S. camping trip, whether you prefer a tent, RV or cabin, at...

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Holland America's Oosterdam in Alaska
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Alaska Cruise Options Return for Summer 2021

The restart of the US cruise industry has taken a major step forward now that some Alaska cruise options will resume in mid-summer. Ships will sail from Seattle without any port...

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kids watching tent setup
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Camping 101: How To Look Like An Experienced Camper To Your Kids

Camping is not easy, but these eight Camping 101 tips will help you look like an experienced camper to the kids -- especially useful for weekend warriors who haven't polished their...

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Girl playing with snowflakes outdoors.
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The Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Considering the best winter family getaways this season? The pandemic will again require us to make choices about where to travel or if, how to travel and when.

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