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Field Museum in Chicago Welcomes New Native American Exhibits

Sep 25, 2016
The Field Museum in Chicago is welcoming two new exhibitions highlighting the work of contemporary Native American artists

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Last day of cruise – at the Gilded Age mansions in Newport RI

View of The Breakers from the Cliff Walk
This is our last day aboard the Norwegian Gem—we return to New York City tomorrow and Newport, famous for its sailing and coastal location as well as these spectacular mansions, is a good way to end the trip more
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Few kids on this cruise, but those aboard are having a blast

Arroz con pollo ready to be served on the pool deck of the Norwegian Gem
During school vacation weeks, the Norwegian Gem can have up to 800 kids aboard. But this week sailing from New York to Canada and back there are only 15. But they are having a blast. more
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Ashore in Bar Harbor ME, Acadia National Park and St. John, New Brunswick

Norwegian Gem anchored off Bar Harbor ME
Our cruise on the Norwegian Gem takes us to Bar Harbor ME, the beautiful Acadia National Park as well as St. John in New Brunswick, CA more
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Kids Clubs – do they have a future at resorts and on cruises?

Starr Wars on the Disney Dream
Almost every major resort and cruise line catering to the family market offers extensive children’s programming, but many Millennial families are opting out. What's the future more
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Halifax, Nova Scotia – History and Heroism Combine

Guide David Cunningham explains story of unknown child from Titanic buried in Halifax cemetery
Everyone knows about the Titanic, but few have heard about the Halifax Explosion of 1917 that killed 2000 people. Here in Nova Scotia history, tragedy and a beautiful city combine for some incredible stories. more
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Families of all sizes on the Norwegian Gem – NYC to Canada

Pool deck on Norwegian Gem
On this week-long cruise from New York to Canada, families of all sizes are aboard the Norwegian Gem - grown kids, grandparents, cousins, girlfriends on getaways more
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Like sailing from home — from NYC to Canada on the Norwegian Gem

Our group on the Norwegian Gem leaving New York
This is almost like sailing from our back yard -- from New York up to Halifax in Nova Scotia, the Bay of Fundy in Canada, back to Bar Harbor, ME, and Newport RI on Norwegian's Gem more
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10 fall festivals for families

: Celebrate the annual Elk Rut with bugling contests, Estes Park, Colorado
There are literally hundreds of Octoberfests around the country this fall — some kid-friendly — but there are also plenty of apple, pumpkin and harvest festivals from which to choose more
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Fall is Family Time on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Puerto Vallarta beach scene
Fall is family time along Mexico's Pacific Coast whether you want to take a bike ride around town, practice your Spanish, head to a local festival or relax at an all-inclusive resort more
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Antarctica is at the top of the list for adventure travel

Zodiac excursion in Antarctica
An astounding 64 percent of Millennial families took an international vacation in the last year -- and Antarctica is at the top of most wish lists more
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