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Culture, Arts, Museums On A Catskills Weekend Getaway

New York State’s Catskill Mountains are a four-season recreational playground with a cultural undertone. It is easy to blend active pursuits with a dose of learning in this scenic region.  From its Native American roots to its agricultural prosperity, from its famed Borscht Belt period to Woodstock, these mountains have many stories to tell.

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St. Lucia Hotels And Resorts

Find the perfect island hotel or resort, all-inclusive or luxury villa, for your family vacation with our guide to St. Lucia's top family beach resorts. The influence of years as an English or French colony (and top value airfares) have made the lush island of St. Lucia irresistible to tourists who have, in turn, inspired a sophisticated and stylish resort scene.  For more recommendations...

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Lake Tahoe: A Directory of Winter Fun

Seven mountain resorts make the Lake Tahoe mountain district straddling the California and Nevada borders one of the country's most diverse and exciting snowsports destinations. Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort and Squaw...

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Vermont’s Winter Wonderland

New England offers a wide variety of ski hills, but nowhere moreso than in verdant Vermont, whose 41 resorts with strong learning programs are easy to sample for a family winter vacation. The Vermont Ski Areas Association (it includes 19 alpine resorts) is the industry organization that invites families to celebrate winter by enjoying the state's homey villages, striking...

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Cheapest Of The Cheap Skiing At Lake Tahoe

Winner of FTF's Top 10 Cheap Ski Getaway award, the Lake Tahoe region remains a great family value for winter and spring during the 2012-13 season. Here are some of our favorite deals. Lake Tahoe, that famous snowsports destination on the California - Nevada border, boasts more ski resorts in close proximity than any other winter resort.  Modern mountain villages located on both...

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Kids Ski Free all Winter at Keystone Resort in Colorado

With multiple kids in tow, skiing and snowboarding can rack up the expenses, but Keystone Resort in Colorado is offering one deal that could have your family running to the slopes. This winter season children 12 and under can ski and snowboard free. The best part compared to other resorts trying this offer? No blackout...

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Sunset Hill House Is A Snowbound Oasis

New England is not an easy place to get to know in winter, but Sunset Hill House in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire is an island of light in snowbound seas. When the dark and the cold and the snow hold the land in a formidable grasp, and people disappear into their homes and cafes, Sunset Hill House, festooned with lights and sparsely placed globes,...

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Snowbird Ski And Summer Resort, Utah

Snowbird, Utah is one of our top recommendations for skiing families because of its excellent children's learning programs, but it's a wonderful mountain resort for families in summer, too. It doesn't hurt that the average annual snowfall is 500" (that's 70% more than Park City, and twice as much as Aspen), and powder conditions just don't get any better except...

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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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