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Touring Texas On A Family Road Trip

To conquer Texas -- the largest state in the Lower 48 and one of its most colorful -- a Texas road trip vacation needs forethought, planning and stamina.America's immense highway system, built up here by well-connected politicians from the Lone Star state, makes Texas a natural destination for a family road trip. There is a wide variety of things to do and see in every corner of the state...

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The Broadmoor Resort And Southern Colorado Attractions

Check out the region's Old West charm, amazing natural splendor and scenic drives, while being pampered in style.Nature's greatest triumphs and deepest mysteries fuel the beautiful natural aura of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak country -- so much so that Katherine Lee Bates, enraptured by the "purple mountains majesty” of nearby Pikes Peak penned "America the Beautiful” here...

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Scenic Road Trips From Moab Utah

Avoid the desert heat and enjoy Utah's beautiful Moab region from the comfort of your own car with this easy to follow scenic road trip.As you map out your family’s scenic cross-country road trip, be sure to include a drive through Utah's breath-taking Moab region. Home to high arches, picturesque canyons and mountainous horizons, this southeast Utah desert offers both well-paved...

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Wide Open Spaces with My Lifelong Best Friend; My Mom

The greatest trip of anyone’s life is the day they were born. The problem is that most of us do not remember. I know that on the day I was born it started the greatest journey I shall ever undertake, and of course it is because it is my life and no one else can live it. That brings us to where I am today.

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Mom, 3 Kids, 5 Days – Los Angeles To Vancouver Family Road Trip

Follow my advice on how to avoid a bumpy ride -- or should we say mom's worst nightmare ever? -- on a roadtrip from Los Angeles through Oregon, Washington state and Vancouver. There's a lot to remember when you're traveling alone with kids: passports and parent permission letters, emergency meds and favorite snacks. We loaded our Windstar up with eight 12-gallon Akro-Mils toteboxes, three bikes,...

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Following Lewis And Clark Through Washington

Washington State looked different to us than its wilderness did to Lewis and Clark so many years ago, so we became our own Corps of Discovery. When Lewis and Clark blazed a trail across Southern Washington more than two centuries ago, their Corps of Discovery wasn't sure what was ahead. My mother Joan and I felt the same way as we began our own journey from the Tri-Cities...

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Anywhere Yoga Keeps Your Vacation Stress-Free

FTF gives traveling families tips on how to stay stress-free with easy yoga moves you can do on the place, on the train, in the car or in your hotel room. With flights, luggage, rental cars and hotel bookings to keep track of, traveling can sometimes get stressful.  Luckily, yoga can help, even during busy vacations!  Yoga offers many benefits, both emotional and physical. ...

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Custom Itinerary – Driving the Pacific Coast Highway and Visiting Yosemite National Park

Q. Amelia M. of Van Nuys, California writes: My family of four, including myself, my 73-year-old mother and two sons (ages 11 and 22) want to drive the PCH from Southern California, and visit Yosemite. We need help with an itinerary, lodging, and suggestions for what to do. We love swimming and watersports, touring and visiting interesting places.

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Blue Ridge Parkway – An Outdoorsman’s Paradise

Running from Virginia south and west to the Carolinas, the Blue Ridge Parkway is one of America's most scenic drives.The Blue Ridge Parkway is more than just 469 miles of obscenely beautiful vistas and picturesque rainbow-colored trees in the fall. Stretching from the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the north, running southwest to the Great Smoky Mountains straddling the North...

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Branson, A Great Place to Take the Family

"Branson? Isn't that just for older folk and those who love country-western?"  That was my thought when I recently had an opportunity to be there.  It was not a place I ever thought I would go to on my own, or with my family but, after spending some time, I realized my perception about it being for the senior population, or for country-western lovers, was all wrong. If you decide to fly...

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