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Is Travel Possible While Homeschooling?

The past year has been trying on a number of extremely serious levels, for travelers and those homeschooling. The fact that travel has been impossible or limited throughout almost...

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Three covers of the Negro Travelers' Green Book from the years 1947, 1948 and 1955 at the New York Public Library
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Making Our Travels More Meaningful

Isolated by the pandemic, angered by economic inequality, moved by social injustice -- powerful forces are persuading many families to commit to more meaningful travel when they...

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Parents taking child out on skis outside Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.
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The Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

As we contemplate the best family getaways to light this dark winter, we accept this year is very different from past ones. Our public health officials, family doctors, bosses,...

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Destinations Where Black Lives Matter

Explore these historic sites, institutions and Black cultural destinations where Black lives not only matter, they fuel fascinating conversations about race and justice that too...

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Family Car Games – The License Plate Game

It's back to the future with the License Plate Game, one of our favorite car games -- in printable form -- to make road time and the long miles fly by. We've also got game suggestions...

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Motorcycle driving past Courthouse formation at Arches National Park, Utah
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Scenic Road Trips From Moab Utah

Avoid the desert heat and enjoy beautiful Moab, Utah and the surrounding region from the comfort and safety of your own car with these easy to follow scenic road trips.

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Wally Byam's camping trailer has traveled all around the world since 1948.
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8 Best Things to Do on an Amarillo Road Trip

Discover the unexpected on an Amarillo road trip. This northwest Texas town is, for many, just a pitstop where I-40 crosses the classic mother road, Route 66. Instead, devote a...

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Man in face mask stands with selected Christmas Treet at u-pick farm.
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Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

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

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Two bike riders rest on the Mission Bay Bike Trail in the rain
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8 Easy Little California Road Trips From the Bay Area

Sharing eight little California road trips, wonderful overnights and easy escapes from the San Francisco Bay Area we've recently discovered.

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Health & Safety Guidance for Holiday Travelers

I won't tell you not to be among the holiday travelers, because my family is, but I will share the health and safety guidance that we practice to keep everyone safe. We follow...

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