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Road to Cannes – Exploring Marseilles

Marseilles is not as bad as I've heard. The overnight flight via Lufthansa was more comfortable than any of us imagined, because we were on a new A380 (plane's maiden voyage) and there's leg room in coach, a friendly crew, fully featured seats with a personal video screen and WiFi which I avoided in order to read the new France Guide that...

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Favorite Resources For Planning Family Road Trips

Planning a family road trip is a major undertaking, but it's one of the best value and most rewarding family vacations you can do. After all, you've got your own wheels (and a place to sleep if need be), the open road, time on your hands, serendipity, resources to keep you out of trouble, and limitless forms of entertainment to make the miles fly by. We want...

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Custom Itinerary: Ideal One-Month Tour of California with Kids

Q. Alan T. of Perth, Western Australia, is planning a month-long family vacation in California with his young children, and wants suggestions for the ideal itinerary.A.  Thank you for your interest in FTF's custom trip planning service. Since you have the entire month of September for a California...

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Custom Itinerary: Fun For Teens on a California National Parks Roadtrip

Q. Kiki N. of Farmington, Connecticut is planning a road trip with driving age teens to see California's national parks, and wants advice on their itinerary, costs, hotels, and airfare. A.  A California road trip that will include the destinations San Francisco, Yosemite, Sequoia National Park...

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Custom Itinerary: Best of Wyoming with Teens

Q. Eva S. of Wisconsin asks for help planning which destinations and wildlife viewing activities to plan on their summer family road trip to Wyoming. A.  Thank you for your request for help in planning your Wyoming road trip this summer. Traveling with two young teens means you will want to...

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This Guide Plans Your East Coast Road Trip

With so many suggestions for what to do, where to eat and stay, the Drive I-95 guidebook can certainly help any road trip planner.Ever wonder what it would be like to travel down the entire East Coast?  Interstate Highway 95 is the stretch of road that can take you from New Hampshire to Florida. If you travel the highway from beginning to end, you will have seen the entire East Coat. If this...

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Custom Itinerary: Touring Harry Potter Sights & British Castles

Q. Laurie H. and family from Houston, TX want tips on seeing Harry Potter sights and staying in the top castle hotels during a 16-day trip to England with their daughters.A.  England is a great destination and traveling with 7 and 10-year-olds, especially Harry Potter fans, will be great fun. ...

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Scenic Highway 120 thru Groveland to Yosemite

Almost any trip from the San Francisco Bay Area to Yosemite National Park will take you along scenic Highway 120 through the gold rush era town of Groveland and on into the park itself.  Almost every business in town is locally and family owned and operated, and caters to both local residents and tourists alike. Groveland is only 24 miles from the Big Oak Flat entrance to Yosemite, and...

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Surviving The Trip: 10 Tough Love Tips For Calming Cranky Kids

Preparation and clear boundaries make a road trip with your babies, toddlers and school-age kids easier to handle and much more fun for everyone. If you dread the idea of piling your kids into the car and traveling, think of the poor mothers trapped in their covered wagons for ten months on the Oregon Trail. Planning and foresight can make travel not just endurable but enriching. Here...

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Wilmington And The Brandywine Valley

Enjoy learning about America's history in Delaware, a tiny state where colonial architecture and culture are served up -- in a very friendly way -- on a silver platter. We found ourselves hungering to search out Americana, to wrap ourselves in the security of our history and heritage. In the Brandywine Valley, we found something we never expected: virtually the whole history...

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