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Oregon Waterfalls Offer A New Family Adventure

Apr 29, 2016
It would be easy to believe that the only place to discover stunning waterfalls in Oregon is the Columbia River Gorge — it’s home to dozens of falls cascading off basalt cliffs. Two million people visit Multnomah Falls each year

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Taking the kids on an adventure closer to home this summer


Innsbruck, petting zoo
Will we be safe? Everywhere I go people have the same question about travel this spring and summer. So what’s a travel-loving family to do this summer? more
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10 Family Pleasing activities in Edinburgh, Scotland


Victoria Street - inspiration for Diagon Alley
Check out Daigon Alley! Not at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando or Hollywood, but in Victoria Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, where J.K. Rowling famously wrote the first Harry Potter book while seated in a local coffee shop. more
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National Parks Week is the time to introduce your kids to the outdoors


Horseback riding through Rocky Mountain National Park
Throughout National Parks Week, many parks will also host Every Kid in a Park events, which encourages fourth-grade students to visit national parks and other public lands by offering a free annual pass. more
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10 TIPS FOR FIRST TRIP TO DISNEY FROM A DISNEY EXPERT


Disney characters up close and personal
Congratulations! You’re taking your first trip to Walt Disney World. Now comes the hard part— the planning! Everyone has advice—different advice, of course. There’s so much research out there you feel overwhelmed and maybe intimidated. more
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In Albuquerque: an historic Inn and Organic Farm


Breakfast at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm in Albuquerque NM
Check out the peacocks! Smell the lavender! Tonight we’re at the family- owned Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in Albuquerque, which was established in 1934. more
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New Mexico – Land of Enchanted Cuisine


Breakfast Burrito at Tia Sophia's on the famous Plaza in Santa Fe
Certainly you can eat well in New Mexico no matter what your budget. Do you want green or red chiles? If you want both, that’s “Christmas.” more
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5 perfect family-vacation ideas for this summer’s adventure


Glacier National Park
The countdown to summer has started and right now is the best time to start planning your vacations more
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Affordable Aspen – families enjoying the amenities and vibes of the famous ski town


Toddler celebrating at the Limelight Hotel in Aspen
Lest you think Aspen is only for celebs and wealthy Hollywood types, there’s plenty affordable here—starting with the Limelight Hotel with rates under $200 a night more
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Angeleno Goes Full Cowboy in Colorado


City slicker with newfound friends Blue the Cat and Finn the Dog at Vista Verde Ranch in CO
At the Vista Verde Guest Ranch, it turns ranch life ain’t so bad. It also turns out, a city slicker can really look really really ridiculously awesome wearing a Cowboy hat. At the Vista Verde Guest Ranch more
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In Aspen, a hotel with great vibes and amenities – The Limelight


Riding the Silver Queen Gondola to first tracks on Aspen Mountain
We’re atop Ajax—as Aspen Mountain is known—with just a handful of others for “First Tracks” at 8:15 a.m.—before the Mountain has opened. more
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