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Following The Clinton Trail In Arkansas

Find out how Arkansas' tourism developed in the 1990s in response to its famous native, then-President Bill Clinton. Ever since Bill Clinton urged America to "come on down" to visit his home state after receiving the Democratic presidential nomination in 1992, "The Natural State" has been hosting tourists from all over the U.S. Visitors are attracted to Arkansas not only for its scenery...

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California North Coast Reunion

With kids and grandparents, the quiet pleasures of Carmel and Monterey - hiking, shopping, dining - create a perfect multigenerational vacation. Two or three times each year, my parents, my three children and I head out for a few days of sightseeing and family togetherness. It's a wonderful opportunity for my kids to spend time with their grandparents - and vice versa. The...

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Wild Wild West

With another family, my family of four flew to California, and then rented two cars for 14 days to tour the West. Entering Nevada, the trunk lid on our car broke, but it didn't prevent the trip from being one of the best we've ever taken. Since we couldn't park the car anywhere full of luggage, we exchanged it at the rental agency for a minivan. What a great way to drive with kids! The boys...

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Maui, Hawaii

This mom chose to spend her vacation with the kid, as they enjoyed surfing, snorkeling, scenic drives, and other family fun in Maui. We went to Maui in search of endangered green sea turtles and exciting family adventure. I hadn't been to Hawaii since my honeymoon and was looking forward to exploring the island with my three children. Our plans were to spend the first part of the week in...

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Overland Across Switzerland And Italy

Enjoy skiing, hiking, biking, leisurely drives, and many more on-the-ground adventures as the slow-paced way to get to know Switzerland and neighboring Italy. Mix stunning scenery with a new culture, wonderful cuisine, eons of history and the majesty of the Alps, and you'll understand why France, Switzerland, Germany and Italy are some top destinations for active on-the-ground vacations...

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A Wild Weekend In North Georgia

If your family loves to whitewater raft, hike, rappel or hang glide, this scenic area around Dawsonville could be your next road trip. From Atlanta, adventurous families can find a starting point to get away from it all and head for the mountains of North Georgia. The large city is an excellent departure point for road trips in the foothills of the rustic Appalachian Mountains. When the...

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Maui By Car

What a surprise to find out my cousins Rachel and Jessica Hastings decided to come back for their graduation trip to visit their cousins Tom and Diane here on Maui.  So I decided to show them the best trip I knew, by taking them to the most remote part of the island. The weather was picture perfect as we started on the long winding road to Hana. We stopped off at all the...

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Scotland Beyond The Bagpipes

Ceud Mile Failte - one hundred thousand welcomes greet families who choose a Scottish road trip (including a stop to see Loch Ness) during the summer festival season. Scotland is known for its festivals, and the summer is a great time to visit and experience one of the country's many celebrations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and farther afield. To encourage family travel, the Scottish...

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Travel Tips From Parents Who Know

Whether it's camping, road trips or riding the rails with kids, we like to hear everyone's strategies for a stress-free trip.Road trips can be among the most challenging and the most rewarding of family vacations. At FTF, we've learned over the years that, with kids, getting there has to be as much fun as arriving. And when you're on your way to someplace as exciting as Disney World,...

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Le Mezze Lune, Tuscany, Italy

This summer, we spent a week at the seaside on the Costa Selvaggia in Italy. We were staying at a little pension in Vibbona, below Pisa, that we like because it has simple rooms above a wonderful country style restaurant. One day when we were driving around, we stopped at a beautiful villa in...

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