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Enjoy Community Campfire at SF Presidio Twilight

May 28, 2017
The Presidio is always great to check when you are in San Francisco, and Presidio Twilight is an event worth going to.

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What’s in the garden for family vacationers at Chewton Glen?


Welcome to Chewton Glen
The resort, a five star Relais & Chateaux country house hotel is just over 50 years old but the house dates to the 1700s. more
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Planning a family summer vacation – let the kids help figure it out


On the beaches of Cape Cod, MA
I’m sure the kids have lots of ideas, and they may not all involve theme parks. It’s a good idea to talk to the kids about what you’re thinking for a summer trip more
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Join the party in London this summer celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th


The Hogwarts Express at the Harry Potter Studio Tour
Ready to join the party? Britain is the host, celebrating Harry Potter’s 20th birthday. The first Harry Potter book was released on June 29,1997 more
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London’s Athenaeum Hotel is a favorite for visiting families


Teddy at Athenaeum Hotel In London
London's Athenaeum Hotel is family run with whimsical touches –miniature toy soldiers or taxicabs mounted as room decoration, photographs of the Beatles and Spice Girls in the hallways, just reopened last summer after a multi million dollar make over more
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To Dubai – Theme Parks, Deserts, Beaches and Culture


Desert camel ride
We’re in the middle of the Arabian Desert at a nearly 140-square-mile Desert Conservation Reserve about an hour southeast of Dubai riding in a four-wheel drive SUV up and down 6,200-foot-high sand dunes. more
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Sneak peek at Disney’s Pandora — the World of Avatar


Navi River Journey at World of Avatar
the challenge is riding on the back of a giant Banshee high over floating mountains, plunging through ancient caves, splashing a scary giant sea creature more
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A Weekend Trip to Boston for Baseball and History


Cubs vs Red Sox at Fenway Park April 29 2017
Boston has long been a city synonymous with history and sports, and while the Patriots and Tom Brady have had quite a successful decade, if you ask any sports fan in Boston who the number one team is, they will emphatically let you know this is a Red Sox town. more
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Westgate River Ranch Resort Offers Upscale Cowboy Living in Central Florida


Westgate Ranch Rodeo
When we got to Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo and soaked up the sights of longhorn cattle and horses, I immediately forgot we were in Florida. more
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A Family Visit to Wales: Land of Legends


Caernefon Castle in Wales
Wales is celebrating 2017 as the Year of Legends. This country is known for its verdant natural beauty and rich history. Our recent trip exposed us to both. more
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Hit the Beach at LEGOLAND Beach Retreat in Florida


LEGOland bungalow
There’s a lighthouse just a stone’s throw from Orlando that’s calling your name. LEGOLAND Florida’s new Beach Retreat is a beacon for weary families looking for a place to unwind more
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