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Safety First For Learn To Ski Month And All Year Long

January is Learn to Ski Month with many discounts and deals to encourage novices, but this month also includes the ski industry's annual National Safety Awareness Week. Of course, we know common sense safety tips for skiers and riders are valuable all season long. An estimated 12 million Americans age 7 and up participated in skiing or snowboarding...

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Super Cold – 1st Aid Treatments For Hypothermia

What to do, and what not to do, when you or someone in your family is suffering from being in the cold for too long or accidentally falls into frozen water. It could be the early stages of hypothermia.Any person pulled from cold water should be treated, by medical professionals, for hypothermia. Symptoms include intense shivering, loss of coordination, mental confusion, cold and blue (cyanotic)...

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Riviera Maya Hotels And Resorts

If Cancun sound too busy, consider staying in the heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, and enjoy eco-tourism, history, and fantastic beaches along the Yucatan Peninsula. Families will find dozens of quality resorts, tiny boutique hotels and budget hideaways to meet every vacation interest. Orientation to the Riviera Maya on Mexico's East Coast The...

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Four Best Things to Do in Grand Cayman with Kids

If you're traveling to Grand Cayman there are four activities that should be at the top of your list: Seeing the Grand Cayman Turtle Farm, trying the Shipwreck Exploration Snorkel for Kids, exploring Stingray City and, lastly, eating out.   Grand Cayman Turtle Farm The...

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Queenstown, Adventure Capital Of New Zealand

Calling Queenstown the Belle of New Zealand's South Island is scant praise to bestow upon this gorgeous lakefront town surrounded by snow-capped mountains and endless views. Instead, we compared it to our visits to other alpine adventure favorites, and found more spunk than Bend, Oregon; better scenery than Lake Tahoe; tastier restaurants than Vail; and better shopping than Banff,...

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Hurricane Season – Need To Know

Agitated by the constant hurricane updates on the Weather Channel and other media? Need to answer your kid's questions about hurricanes? Here's some basic scientific information about the scary storms that come with familiar names, and how to weather them. Typically over 300-miles wide and possessing winds that extend for hundreds of miles more, hurricanes are...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid, New York

Families and outdoor enthusiasts alike will enjoy the down-home feel and state of the art eco-friendly accommodations at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid, New York. The town of  Lake Placid, a longtime favorite of families and adventure vacationers alike, is the heart of Adirondack Park, the largest protected land in the United States with some...

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Grand-Friendly Franklyn D. Resort, Jamaica

This Jamaican resort known as FDR has great kids clubs, a unique nanny system, special packages and activities for every member of your family. Thirty years ago, Jamaica invented the "all-inclusive resort" and while singles and couples love the concept, surely guests with kids and grandkids need it most of all. Since family resorts these days seem to have thought of everything: convenient...

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Windsurf And Kite Board Family Vacations In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

I am on my way to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, land of travel fantasies, windsuring and kite boarding vacations for hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.  It's 38ºF and raining but on the JetBlue jetway in front of me a guy is joking, "70 and cloudy, why are we going to DR anyway?"  Behind me four homies are putting away their Beats headsets...

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Vail Hotels And Condominiums

We look at Vail's three base villages to find the top-value lodgings that will make you open your wallet for an elite vacation at this famous Colorado mountain resort. What is most surprising to a first-time visitor to Colorado' s legendary mountain town of Vail is its long and narrow shape. Nestled into a narrow valley between I-70 and the steep slopes of Vail Mountain, the town stretches...

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