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California Roadtrips On Roads Less Traveled

If your clan has already done the family roadtrip up and down Route 1, rest assured that there's more to explore among the Golden State’s endless shoreline and sweeping landscapes. Whether you want to coast the scenic mountains and valleys of the Inland Empire, to follow celebrities to chic Los Angeles, visit the wineries and Gold Rush towns of the Central...

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Road trip to England with teens

Road trip to hogwardy, old-style England with teens in a slim carWhen travelling through Southern and Central England, it's easy to see how J.C. Rowling was inspired to write her Potter books: Rolling green landscapes, towns and villages with quirky timber framed houses, narrow cobbled streets, and school children in dark uniforms. Especially if you go in July, when the university towns...

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Alsace Wine Route Of Northern France

Our family loves to explore the region surrounding our home in Heidelberg, Germany so we took the advice of a well-traveled friend working with the USO and visited what she thought was the most quaint village in this area -- Riquewihr, in the province of Alsace, France.Alsace is located on the west side of the Rhine River and since it's part of the European Union, as is Germany,...

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Biggest Yard Sale Ever: The Route 127 Corridor

An adorable vacation: Roadtrip it from OH to AL to see the 1,000s of objects for sale in America's longest yard sale.From nearby festivals to outside family barbecues, the summer season offers many top-value vacation ideas that need little advanced planning. This summer, for some wallet-friendly, unexpected family vacation fun, try the Route 127 Corridor Yard Sale, which extends though...

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Safer Driving Tips And Tire Savvy

I was recently invited to learn how to be a safer driver at the Cooper Tire Vehicle and Test Center, located outside of San Antonio, Texas.  Cooper Tire is based in Findlay, Ohio, where they have been making quality tires for 100 years. A small group of writer-moms were selected to test drive cars outfitted with Cooper...

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The Dream Road Trip of a Lifetime in the USA

A traveler from the UK shares his dream road trip: Driving the American West, visiting film locations in Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.  Here's his journal.Hollywood's location managers find the most beautiful views in America for the screen, so we decided to follow in their footsteps. The fly-drive holiday took me, my brother and our wives from England to see filming locations...

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From The New York Tri-State Region

Surrounded by ocean, farmland, mountains and great cities, the New York - New Jersey - Connecticut tri-state region and Pennsylvania have unlimited potential for family weekend getaways.Although New York City is often the top U.S. destination for international tourists, the families who live and work in this bustling metropolitan region are always looking to vacation elsewhere. And since...

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Cradle Of Independence

Discover patriot history in the Valley Forge area, not far from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and you'll be delighted to see how history comes to life for all ages. When I told a friend from college that I was visiting Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, she scrunched her nose and commented, "Oh - that's just a bunch of fields." This minimally encouraging response, combined with memory...

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Tech Tools Make Car Rentals Easier And Better

Corporate consolidation and price wars have diminished the customer experience with most car rentals, so it’s great to see a company like Hertz devoting attention to family needs. How many of us have waited on interminable rental car lines while our kids topple the luggage and lean on the rental agent’s counter...

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Custom Itinerary: San Diego To Yellowstone By RV

Q. Darlene K. of Poway, California asks for recommended campgrounds to accommodate her 28-foot-long RV on the route between her home and Yellowstone.A. Thank you for your inquiry about campgrounds along the route from San Diego in California to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming/Montana.  This...

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