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Magnificent Macaws Come to the Indy Zoo

May 26, 2017
The Indianapolis Zoo presents its newest exhibition featuring birds native to Central and South America: Magnificent Macaws.

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Parks & Outdoors

What’s in the garden for family vacationers at Chewton Glen?


Welcome to Chewton Glen
The resort, a five star Relais & Chateaux country house hotel is just over 50 years old but the house dates to the 1700s. more
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200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown


Jane Austen's tiny writing table
This tiny house is where Jane Austen was her most prolific—writing in the morning after breakfast at a tiny table. She lived with her mother, her sister and a family friend during the last eight years of her short life. more
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Planning a family summer vacation – let the kids help figure it out


On the beaches of Cape Cod, MA
I’m sure the kids have lots of ideas, and they may not all involve theme parks. It’s a good idea to talk to the kids about what you’re thinking for a summer trip more
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Greenwich, England – famous for time, history and friends


Greenwich sites
In Greenwich, England, famous for "mean time." You can see famous sites any time. Sharing a meal with new friends…not so much. More ravioli please! more
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‘Taking the Waters’ in Ancient Bath, England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
People have been coming here to “take the waters” since the Romans first built the baths and temple here to worship Sulis Minerva, Goddess of the Thermal Spring. more
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The food is part of the adventure at Disney’s Pandora-The World of Avatar


Chef Lenny George
Welcome to Pandora-The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom that is set to open May 27. The food is a big part of the experience more
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Sneak peek at Disney’s Pandora — the World of Avatar


Navi River Journey at World of Avatar
the challenge is riding on the back of a giant Banshee high over floating mountains, plunging through ancient caves, splashing a scary giant sea creature more
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Westgate River Ranch Resort Offers Upscale Cowboy Living in Central Florida


Westgate Ranch Rodeo
When we got to Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo and soaked up the sights of longhorn cattle and horses, I immediately forgot we were in Florida. more
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A Family Visit to Wales: Land of Legends


Caernefon Castle in Wales
Wales is celebrating 2017 as the Year of Legends. This country is known for its verdant natural beauty and rich history. Our recent trip exposed us to both. more
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Disney transformative? Try new Pandora at WDW and Guardians at DisneyLand this summer


Navi River Journey at Pandora - The World of AVATAR at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Often families head to Disney because they want to escape the real world. With the opening next month of Pandora-The World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom, a visit can be a transformative adventure more
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