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Woman poses with Alligator statue in Gift shop along the Boudin Trail of Southwest Louisiana.
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Lake Charles Louisiana Knows How To Party

Given a limited budget, an unlimited appetite and an interest in local culture, you can’t go wrong with a weekend road trip based in Lake Charles Louisiana. 

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Scary figure in clown outfit and yellow poncho walks with balloon at Scarywood, at Silverwood theme park in Idaho. Photo c. Visit Idaho.
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Fall Frights And Halloween Fun In Idaho

Shhh… even fans of “Twilight” may not realize how to find Halloween fun in Idaho. Did you know Idaho is the 14th largest state by land mass but has only...

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Author and family sampling eveyone's favorite Blue Bell flavor at the ice cream parlor next to the Blue Bell factory tour.
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The Scoop On The Blue Bell Creameries Factory Tour

When driving the Texas Hill Country, plan a stop at the Blue Bell factory tour. Citizens of the Lone Star State claim they make the best ice cream in the country. This creamery,...

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Infographic shows Americans confident about travel at an all time high since 2009. Graphic c. Allianz Partners
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Americans Are Confident About Vacations Again, Traveling More

If you don’t believe families have regained a confident mindset about vacations and travel, just ask Ron Bozman. He’s one...

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Miniature horses tow a sheepcamp in the Trailing of the Sheep Big Sheep Parade, Ketchum, Idaho
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The Sheep Of Sun Valley

Fall in love with the sheep of Sun Valley any time of year and especially in October. That’s when thousands come down from the mountains to southern Idaho for the Trailing...

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Boat dock at Lake Mohonk with surrounding banks of changing leaves in autumn. Photo c. NY State Division of Tourism - I Love NY
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5 Places for Peak Fall Foliage in New York

What’s the best place and right time to catch peak fall foliage in New York State? We examined the state’s 55,000 square miles (not quite) and chose the best places for families...

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Twilight movei poster resized for featured image format.
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The Ultimate Twilight Hotel Experience in Forks, Washington

Are you ready for a "Twilight" hotel in Forks, where you can experience the series and follow Bella Swan throughout her journey in western Washington? Forks remains a popular...

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Sunset along Highway I-25 heading north from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.
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Road Trip USA: Exploring The Diverse Cultures of New Mexico

Explore the byways and historic Camino Real on a New Mexico road trip and add unexpected pleasures to your Southwestern overland adventure.

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RVs in campground with kids on bikes.
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Resources For Family Camping Vacations

An enthusiastic camper, let me share some resources for family camping vacations to help in planning your next big U.S. camping trip. My tips should help whether you prefer a tent,...

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