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How To Get A Cheap Family Rental Car Deal

Our top seven money-saving tips should help you find a cheap family rental car deal, if you know what to look for in a car rental and what rental companies will never tell you.

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Rogue Rider attraction at Lego Pirate Land at Legoland New York.
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Welcome LEGOLAND New York To The Catskills

LEGOLAND New York is an urban version of the colorful plastic brick theme park that successfully reflects its locale. Each of its seven themed Lands features LEGO-brick rides,...

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Kids in costume walk the Spooky Pumpkin Garden Trail during Fall-o-Ween at the New York Botanical Garden. Photo c. NYBG
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Halloween in New York City for Free And Cheap Fun

Starting in early September, carved pumpkins, spooky ghosts and candy treats mark Halloween in New York City. Best yet, ghostly elves spread the spirit of autumn across the five...

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Haunted Houses, Halloween Ideas and Weekend Breaks

Candy sales, haunted houses, character costumes and spooky weekend breaks make all Halloween ideas an estimated $10.14 billion holiday. According to the National Retail Federation,...

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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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Apple Picking In New York: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

Late summer and early fall are perfect for apple picking in New York at metro area U-Pick farms. According to Lawnstarter.com, New York is #2 in the nation in the number of apple...

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The Pumpkin Trail at Headless Horseman in Ulster County. Photo c. Haunted America
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Upstate New York Halloween Getaways

Within a few hours of well-lit Manhattan, the dark dreary forests, fog-shrouded bogs and upstate New York Halloween haunts come to life for spooky autumn thrills. Explore the tranquil...

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Utah Haunted Houses and Spooky Fun

Kids and teens looking for scary Utah haunted houses in rural locales or spooky urban Halloween fun? Salt Lake City and the surrounding Utah towns...

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Spooky looking bridge at sunset leads to Baton Rouge.
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Baton Rouge Halloween, Haunted Houses, and Halloween Fun

Start weaving your ghost tales now so you're all set for a spooky Baton Rouge Halloween weekend break. Baton Rouge is the perfect budget getaway with your...

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