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License plates nailed to wall.
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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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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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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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Amtrak ticket buyer in facemask.
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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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Logging truck in upstate California with Mount Shasta in the background.
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Next Stop: The Mountain Town of Redding

Redding, California, the center of outdoor recreation in the Northlands, is becoming the next stop for active families. Head upstate about 220 miles north of the Bay Area to experience...

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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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C Street in Virginia City
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Relive The Wild West In Virginia City, Nevada

Relive the Wild West outdoors, in safety, and take remote learning to the highest level in Virginia City. At its peak a bona fide frontier boomtown, this hilltop village is located...

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