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Skip the ticket window when you buy your lift tickets at Vail Resorts

Nov 24, 2014
Vail Resorts introduces new mobile technology that allows guests to buy daily ski lift tickets at the lowest price and skip the ticket window. Go to www.snow.com/epicday to buy.

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Meeting Up with Shaun White at Skateboard Camp in the Cayman Islands


Shaun White greets local schoolchildren at the Black Pearl Skate Park.
The 22-year-old champion skateboarder and snowboarder has come down to Grand Cayman, his parents and sister in tow, to inaugurate Skate Cayman more
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Taking the kids camping


Enjoying the great outdoors.
Often families say the things that went wrong on trips are as memorable as what went right and that's certainly true when you are camping and so completely out of your comfort zone more
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Learning New Tricks at Caribbean Resorts This Summer


Matt and Andy Yemma scuba diving.
This summer, whether you want to learn to dive with your tween or snorkel with your kindergartner, teach your grade-schooler to sail or fly on a trapeze, you'll find plenty of opportunities at Caribbean resorts -- at prices that are surprisingly affordable. more
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A SNORKLERS AND STINGRAY-LOVERS PARADISE


Max and Miles snorkeling off Grand Caymand Island
DAY FOUR (June 14, 2009) — Ready to kiss a Stingray? Eight year old Timmy and 13 year old Miles Singer are game but 12 year old Max Weinberg takes a pass despite a lot of good natured ribbing — more »
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SKATEBOARDING WITH A CHAMPION


Shaun White with his students in the Cayman Islands
Douglas Cameron, the Canadian who manages the park and oversees the camp -- just in its second year -- says it’s as much for local kids as visitors. It has 64,000 square feet of ledges, boxes, v-hips, banks and stairs and half pipes, which to the uninitiated look like a lot of hills built into the cement. more
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CHECKING OUT THE BEACHES AND THE RESCUED IGUANAS


Eileen checks out a blue iguana
DAY THREE (June 13, 2009) — Finally, a Caribbean beach that’s everything a Caribbean beach should be — quaint, with hammocks strung in the palm trees. Crystal clear water perfect for snorkeling, white sand, a first rate beach bar (known more »
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TO THE CAYMAN ISLANDS WITH TWO SKATEBOARDERS


Nemos swimming around Grand Cayman
The skate park is amazing -- all kinds of dips, jumps -- the boys got there around one and didn’t quit until it got dark just after 7 pm. (More about the camp tomorrow). more
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Kansas City here we come


Kansas City's Union Station.
This summer, when we're all watching our vacation budgets so carefully, let's remember there is a lot to see and do wherever you live -- and those cities -- large and small -- want and need your business as much as far flung destinations. more
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