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Hornblower Niagara Cruises Allow Visitors Intimate Tour of Niagara Falls

Feb 14, 2016
Hornblower Niagara Cruises, located on the Canadian side of the falls, will re-open in the spring of 2016.

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5 THINGS YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR BAG WHILE TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN


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Traveling with kids is always a challenge. You have to pack not only your bag but also pack every essential little thing for your children as well. more
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Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List


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We are joining our colleagues at Family Travel Forum to recommend Spring Break getaways that are guaranteed to please, whether you’re planning a reunion of several generations, a wild time with a bunch of friends, or some "we" time with loved ones more
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Getting the whole family outdoors in winter


Over 100 locations across the country offer WinterTrails events
There’s nothing more fun than trying something new — wasn’t that one of your new year’s resolutions — especially in such spectacular country? And there’s no better time than January, which is designated Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. more
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Remembering Stein Eriksen; Rooting for Jake Burton Carpenter


Stein Ericksen in the early 1950s
Stein Eriksen, a founder of modern skiing, has died in Park City, UT at 88. Meanwhile, Jake Burton Carpenter, 62, is making an amazing recovery from a life-threatening illness. 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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Taking the Kids to Montana, which offers outdoor fun all year


Mel and Reggie snowshoeing near Old Faithful
I love Yellowstone in winter — no crowds, lots of animals and the chance to see Old Faithful and other thermal features without any crowds. (Did you know Yellowstone has more thermal features than anywhere in the world — 10,000 bubbling mud pots, hot springs and geysers?) Honestly, we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves. more
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Taking the kids to a Colorado resort that’s no longer hard to reach


Sun cresting on a mountain peak at Telluride CO
Tiny Telluride is a popular place. Nestled in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, the mountain range has the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks in North America more
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Boarding, burgers and teen bonding in Bolton Valley, VT


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A high school junior and scholar in the A Better Chance program writes about a weekend of snowboarding fun and bonding time with his housemates in Bolton Valley, VT. more
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Skiing and Soaking at Sunlight Mountain and Glenwood Springs


The Peak of Sunlight Mountain
By springtime, many skiers are exhausted by the lift lines, carved out runs, and crowded resorts in Colorado Ski Country. But Sunlight Mountain Resort is the perfect little oasis where skiers can hit the mountain without having to schlep to the lifts. more
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Telluride: An A-Lister’s Dream; a No-Lister’s Playground


Cousins Mel Yemma and Chris Yemma in the gondola at Telluride CO
Skiing down the “Galloping Goose,” it hit me — Telluride has something for everyone, even the 1 percent A-listers. more
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