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Who Says Las Vegas Isn’t For Kids? On Strip Activities For Your Family

"In the end, kids won't remember that fancy toy or game you bought for them, they will remember the time you spent with them" - Kevin Heath How true are those words? Think of your own childhood, you remember the memories made and the time well spent as a family more so than any lavish toys you had. Most people think Las Vegas isn't the place for kids but as someone who grew up in...

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Spend Three-Days in Florida’s State Parks

Give me 72 hours and I'll show you a side of Florida you never imagined. Planning a Florida family vacation usually involves rushing from theme park to theme park to hop on the latest ride and pose in front of a selfie-worthy attraction. The other Florida family favorite is full of sunny beaches and sailing across the waters on a first cruise with kids clubs galore. But there's a softer side to...

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Mexico City, Mexico Activities And Attractions

Here's a quick guide to Mexico City, Mexico, one of the world's largest cities, where interesting museums, parks, monuments and culture await the family. The Mexica, a branch of the Aztec people, founded Mexico City nearly 700 years ago. At that time, the city's name was Tenochtitlan.  According to legend, the settlers associated the city's establishment with a vision of an eagle biting a serpent...

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Save Big On College Visits And Student Travels

I've found that packing smartly, shopping around for flights, and bundling flights and hotels into one efficient travel package make instant savings that can be used for more important student expenses. Parents who are about to send their kids off to college, those planning campus visits, and students planning a semester abroad have several ways to save when booking their travel arrangements....

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Spring Skiing: Squaw Alpine Does It Right

Think T-shirts, hiking shorts and polypropylene socks and you'll get a hint of the magic of spring ski season while the snow lasts. I know from experience that families want good snow plus sunshine on a spring break snowsports adventure. While the Christmas-New Year break is a crowded and expensive time, the spring and Easter breaks are dramatically less so, due mainly to the fact that different...

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Washington DC Hotels Welcome Spring and Cherry Blossoms

Although climate change is impacting all aspects of the travel industry, Washington, D.C.’s annual strong>National Cherry Blossom Festival is not to be tampered with. We’re happy to share the best of the travel deals we’ve found to enjoy the nation’s capital and the gorgeous trees during spring because it’s one of our

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Wyoming’s Jackson Hole

Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, Jackson, Wyoming is the place to be for wannabe' cow folk, outdoorsmen, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Jackson, Wyoming is a half-tamed frontier valley surrounded by an enormous variety of adventures, extreme and less extreme, within the National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National...

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Fighting Cattle in Valais, Switzerland

We love sending families to places they've never heard of, or destinations that offer unexpected pleasures and treasures. And having spent a lot of time in Indonesia, where cattle battles are a local sport, the upcoming cow fighting season in Switzerland caught our eye. Yes, in Sumatra, Indonesia, farmers enjoy bringing their feistiest water buffalo out into the...

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Riviera Maya’s Underwater World

Although Cancun is the gateway to the Yucatan peninsula’s coastal resorts, since the late 90s, many families have chosen to bypass this exciting city and spend their holiday time south along the Riviera Maya. Boasting more than 40,000 recently built rooms at large resorts, most of the Riviera Maya properties are foreign-owned, beachfront all-inclusives with nary a sign of Cancun’s glittering...

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Five Tips for Finding a Perfect Spring Break Ski Resort

So you've decided that you family's best spring break trip will be sunny slopes and snow-capped mountains. Late winter and spring skiing usually offers the best combination of comfortable ski weather and a reliable base of snow. However, since the wrong resort can ruin the trip, you'll need to do a little last-minute research to ensure the location matches your family's preferences.We emphasize...

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