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The Muse Hotel Offers Kids Program to Make New York City Enjoyable for the Family

Feb 11, 2016
The Muse Hotel, a New York City Kimpton Hotel, is offering families with kids program called “Mini Muse”

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Meeting the locals in Jamaica: a great family experience


Sharing a meal with locals in Jamaica, as part of the Meet the People program
We were brought together by a volunteer program called Meet the People, which has been bringing tourists and locals together for more than 50 years over a shared interest — in our case, cooking and food. meeting the locals in Jamaica Did I mention the program is free? The volunteers will even come and pick you up. more
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City lights. No cameras. Lots of action.


Meeting Sketchy
Wearing a gray hoodie and sunglasses, a suspicious man was trying to debrief us while also not being noticeable. This was: Accomplice the Show: Greenwich Village. more
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10 wishes for happy travel with your family in 2016


The mango man, San Blas in the Riviera Nayarit
Maybe you like nothing more than exploring new places and sharing new adventures with the kids and grandkids, well aware that things may not go as planned, though that can happen wherever you go, of course. Wherever you venture in 2016, give yourselves permission to get off the tourist track, at least for a little while. You’ll be glad you did. more
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Fun in the snow off the ski slopes


At the Snow Mountain Ranch in Colorado
It may be Christmas week, but we’re as far from a mall and city crowds as we can get. We’re hiking the Crawford Trail, the longest continually used trail in the country, snow crunching under our feet more
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A Journalist and a Fan finds the LA Clippers are a Nation


Getting Pumped Up for Tip Off
What was a room I have only seen on television was a standard NBA Press Conference room. It was open seating, so I sat in a comfortable second row to await for LA Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers. Journalists were not shy asking about the tough questions. more
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The Season of Force Awakens at Disneyland


Darth Vader costume display
I walked into the entrance of Star Tours--The Adventures Continue. That was the first ride of the day, yet I wondered, “What galactic troubles can I get into next...?” more
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Taking the kids to where holiday lights build family traditions


GingerBread Lane, New York Hall of Science
For many families, sharing holiday displays, whether at a theme park, a hotel or a nearby neighborhood is an annual tradition that gets everyone away from pre-holiday chores and stress. It’s just these days, you’ll find Santa, elves and millions of lights at the ready long before the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone. more
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Volunteering on Vacation: Memorable Adventures from Family Trips


Enkereri students
When the two Whitaker teens talk about their holiday trip to Tanzania two Christmases ago, it’s not the animals they saw on safari that proved the most memorable, as amazing as the elephants and giraffes were. It’s how they helped a small unofficial orphanage. more
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It’s October: time to celebrate Halloween everywhere all month


Halloween in Colonial Williamsburg
No, I’m not a little early, though Halloween is nearly a month away. That’s because everyone from hotels to theme park to attractions to campgrounds to museums now have special Halloween doings that typically go on all month long. more
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Get away from electronics to a fall festival or pumpkin patch


Corn maze at Richardson Adventure Farm near Chicago
Take advantage of the glorious fall weather wherever you live to get them away from electronics — you too — for a day or a weekend and head to a fall festival, an apple orchard or a pumpkin patch. more
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