Weekend & Short Break Archives - Page 2 of 29 - My Family Travels
Elvis Presley statue on the waterfront.
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The King of Tupelo, Mississippi

I recently overheard two guys who'd scaled Kilimanjaro, run Class VI rapids on the New River, and rested their heads on the most expensive pillows in Paris agree that none of their...

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This pier leads to the port of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, a small islet off the coast of Bellize.
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51 Great Family Summer Vacation Ideas

Let the sun shine this year as we present 51 of the best summer family vacation ideas ever. With the pandemic somewhat under control and Americans eager to travel again, the

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Teens love apples too.
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Massachusetts Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Massachusetts apple farms -- some even wind-powered -- are the ideal destination if you're looking for a bargain staycation near a u-pick fruit farmĀ or family...

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apple on tree
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Oregon Apple Farms – U Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

Follow us to the countryside during the autumn months for some leaf-peeking, then head to U-pick Oregon apple farms, orchards and pumpkin patches outside Portland,...

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Alligator rests on a log in the Hillsborough River, Florida.
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Canoe Escapes In The ‘Real’ Florida

A daylong outing with Canoe Escape in central Florida offers a natural and relaxing experience very close to Tampa and Busch Gardens. It's the "real Florida" just as they are,...

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apples
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Washington Apple Farms – U-Pick ‘Em And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is apple picking time at the Washington apple orchards and u-pick farms and pumpkin patches surrounding the city...

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Water park at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak resort.
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An Ideal Hilton Phoenix Resort For Family And Multigenerational Travel

The family amenity specs at the Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak are impressive when seen online. Note the 563 all-suite accommodations that include a separate living room, two...

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Man with dog stands in hotel lobby while guests take a picture.
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At Home At The Loews Regency New York

The Loews Regency New York Hotel boasts a newly renovated and family-friendly property in the heart of Manhattan. The imposing Park Avenue hotel has been famous since its...

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Nags Head beach on a cloudy day
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Ocracoke And The Outer Banks of North Carolina

Majestically tall sand dunes, steady winds and lack of nosy neighbors attracted the Wright Brothers to test their flying machine on the Outer Banks of North Carolina more than...

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