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Bozman, Maryland

We were RV camping on the Chesapeake Bay peninsula a few years ago, when I noticed on the map a town with my family name: Bozman, Maryland. We had to go visit, and soon discovered an almost timeless outpost of Americana on the shores of Chesapeake Bay, not far from the bustling-but-cute tourist haven of St. Michael's. Of course, we seized every photo op in town. We...

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Road Trips: Hitting The Open Road With Teens

FTF's annual teen travel writing scholarship reveals what teens really think about piling into the family car for the annual summertime roadtrip.As the traveling parent of a teen, this script might sound familiar: Parent: Roadtrip! Teen: Yeah! Parent: Wait, there's a catch! Roadtrip with the family!...

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Italian Villas For Your Euro Road Trip

Our kids wanted to go to Venice - my wife and I wanted to go to Tuscany. Here's how we hit the autostrada and did both. On a recent spring break in Italy, after wandering by boat and foot through the Venetian fairyland, we rented a really nice four-door Alfa Romeo at the Venice garage and shifted gears. The transition from Venice to Tuscany is arresting. Automobiles substitute for boats,...

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What’s Chillin’ In Chelan County, Washington

This scenic road trip promises recreation, offbeat cultural festivities and learning opportunities for all ages around Leavenworth, at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in Washington state.Sometimes I hear about a place via word of mouth, from other moms or vacationing parents, and it sounds so great that I want to research more and share it with others. That's how I feel about Chelan...

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Kenya’s Enticing

Your Go-To Guide for Kenya, where family-oriented tour operators combine rustic charms with natural treasures for safari-goers.Kenya is a coastal country in East Africa. Its geography is spectacular, from snow-capped Mt. Kenya in the central highlands to the coast's tropical beaches to the lakes and craters heading west, upcountry along the Great Rift Valley. Despite the U.S. State Department's...

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Dorney Park Pennsylvania is a great deal and fun

We just got back from our family vacation, driving from Long Island to Washington DC, then to Pennsylvania for some theme parks.  Because I have 7 relatives from my husband's side of the family visiting from the Phillipines, it was hard to organize all of us.  We were happy to drive but had already been all over the Northeast.  My husband's mother is afraid to fly anywhere, and my father-in-law...

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Hocking Hills, Ohio

Discover adventures in exotic caves, churning waterfalls, and rolling hills -- without ever leaving the Midwest.When you think of wooded forests, sandstone rocks, cascading waterfalls, and ominous caves, the state of Ohio probably doesn't come to the forefront of your mind. But venture just an hour south of Columbus, 3½ hours south of Cleveland, or 2½ hours north of Cincinnati to discover...

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Along The Southeastern Winding Way – Adelaide To Melbourne

Two families with infants explore the natural beauty and coastal villages of southeastern Australia by car, finding serenity in the region's small town pleasures and beauty along the Great Ocean Road. Australia is one of the most child-friendly western countries families can visit. Clean and relatively cheap if you are traveling with American dollars and with a relaxed outdoor lifestyle,...

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Travel Trends 2009: Summer Shaping Up Local, Cheap And Unexpectedly Diverse

Trends Report, June 7, 2009. Families say they'll stay close to home and spend less, but if your kids are almost out of the house and this is your year to go.Trends Report, June 7, 2009. Families say they'll stay close to home and spend less, but if your kids are almost out of the house and this is your year to go. In early spring, FTFc,...

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A Road Trip Through Oregon

Pack your luggage, load the kids in the car, and let FTF tell you how best to enjoy a scenic road trip though Oregon.There's probably no better state for scenic touring than Oregon, and no better place to begin than its gorgeous coast. From Brookings in the south, to Astoria, on the banks of the Columbia River opposite Washington state, Oregon hosts a 360-mile length of US Highway 101, the...

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