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Crested Butte Colorado: Ski Deals This Winter

Dec 10, 2016
If you’re looking for a family ski trip, the time to book is now at Crested Butte Colorado!

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Gift suggestions for your favorite travelers during the holidays

Eagle Creek’s Pack-It Original Quilted Mini Cube Set
There’s always that one thing you wished you had brought for the trip, but didn’t. Why not give your favorite travelers something that will genuinely make them happier and more comfortable on their 2017 travels? The best news: They’ll think of you, and your thoughtful gift, every time they travel. more
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How about a quick pre-holiday getaway?

Gingerbread village, Crown Center, Kansas City
Make it an overnight when you head to see that favorite holiday light display or museum exhibit. Go see Santa somewhere else besides the mall. more
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Ushering in the holidays with cool light displays

Beggars, part of Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles
For a lot of us, heading to holiday light displays has become as big a Thanksgiving weekend tradition as football and pumpkin pie. more
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A Mother-Daughter Yoga Retreat To Kripalu in the Berkshires

Yoga Class at Kirpalu
Kripalu, a wellness retreat in the beautiful Berkshires, offers guests a flexible program with the opportunity to practice as much or as little yoga as desired. more
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Finding the Elixir of Life on Amelia Island FL

Inside The Sprouting Project at the Omni Plantation Resort
At the TMS Family Travel conference held on Amelia Island Nov. 10-12, I experienced how one man’s passion for the culinary arts can convey an aura of wellness over an entire resort more
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How they make it all happen in Clearwater FL

Kids playing pirates at attraction on Clearwater Beach
Lisa Chandler wants everyone to love Clearwater Beach “by far the most family oriented beach in the state of Florida,” more
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Plenty of options for lodging in Clearwater FL

Supermoon over Clearwater FL on Nov 13 2016
Just before sunset at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater, kids are in the pool on the eighth floor while parents are nearby nursing a cocktail. The beach is spread out below us. more
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Taking the stress out of holiday family gatherings

Why domillions of us drive hundreds of miles or fly thousands over the busiest travel days of the year to eat too much and sleep on a futon or lumpy sofa bed? Family. That’s why we do it more
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Fun and education on the beach in Clearwater FL

Kids touching jellyfish at Clearwater Marine Aquarium
We just have to decide what we want to do on the six-mile long Clearwater beach just before Sunset. more
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Catch your fish and bring it to Nauti Nancy’s in Clearwater FL

Naugty Nancys in Clearwater FL
At the popular Clearwater restaurant Nauti Nancy’s, families bring their catch--which the restaurant prepares blackened, lemon picata or beer battered—along with sides for $10. more
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