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Chocolate on exhibit at Drexel University in Philadelphia

Nov 27, 2014
Chocolate: The Exhibition is on view at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia now through January 24, 2015.

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Seasonal Travel Tips

The holiday lights are everywhere – our annual guide to the best and brightest


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Our roundup of the top holiday displays across America is compiled with the Family Travel Forum. If we left out your neighborhood or you want to share a favorite find, please use the Comments section below. Happy Holidays! more
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Fourteen Great Ideas for a Fall Family Vacation or Getaway


Fourteen fabulous family vacation ideas for fall
Just because summer’s over, doesn’t mean the fun is over. There’s no better time than fall to get away with a few days to savor our kids, laugh with our girlfriends and make time for romance with our mates. more
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Our Very Best Summer Vacation Ideas


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We know everyone’s schedule is jam-packed and every vacation day—every vacation minute—really counts. That’s why we’ve partnered with Family Travel Forum to come up with the best 2014 family summer vacation ideas. These ideas will help you take the kids—and the grandkids and any other kids in your lives—and give all of you the best bang for your vacation buck and, more importantly, create lifetime memories. more
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Taking the Kids annual family cruise guide


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For family vacations or family reunions, or just to get away, cruising is increasingly popular for all generations. Whether you choose the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska or far-flung destinations like the Galapagos Islands and even the Arctic, you’ll find all-inclusive deals and the advantage of packing and unpacking just once. more
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Spring Break Ideas to meet every family’s wish list


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Here are some of the places TakingtheKids and Family Travel Forum recommend for a stupendous spring break, whether you’re traveling with kids of any age, friends, partners or other couples. more
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Fun in the Snow — Your Guide to family vacations on the ski slopes and beyond


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Snow sports season is here! Our annual guide to winter family getaways explores options from New England to the Rockies and Sierras, to off-the-beaten path places that make a cold-weather break even more special. more
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