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Great Tours for Greek Adventures

Jul 24, 2017
There are many great destinations that teach about modern life. Very few places can also teach you about ancient life, and Greece is one of these few places

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Playing GaGa Ball at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park CO
As fun as Colorado is in the summer, there’s something more important going on here at the YMCA of the Rockies. “It’s eating and joking around with all of our cousins." more
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Walking in Jane Austen’s footsteps in southern England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
VisitBritain is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death (July 18, 1817) with a year’s worth of exhibitions, talks, walks, writing competitions and performances here and elsewhere, like in Bath, where fans come to walk the streets that Austen more
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Families love the Four Seasons in Vail Co. for “glamping” and more


Lemonade stand benefits Salvation Army at Four Seasons Vail during July 4 parade
Get ready to get spoiled—for a few days anyway. That’s why the Johnstons, including Kendall, 11, and Reagan, 13, have decamped from Denver to the Four Seasons Resort in Vail for their fourth weekend—this time the Fourth of July. more
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Kids learning nature through fun at the top of Vail Mountain


Colorado state flower the Columbine atop Vail Mountain
this is July Fourth weekend, the resort’s busiest of the summer season. It’s family central at Adventure Ridge located at the top of the gondola at 10,350 feet. Wow what a view! more
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Generations gather to reconnect at quadrennial family reunion


Playing GaGa Ball at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park CO
There are lots of milestones at our reunion—25th and 35th anniversaries; 80th, 70th, 60th, 50th and 30th birthdays. One of the grandmothers tried to give the family a quick family history lesson more
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In Rocky Mountain Nat Park – hikes are great, but beware crowds


Families enjoying a sandy beach along the Big Thompson River in Rocky Mountain National Park
if I’d done my homework, the Rocky Mountain National Park rangers would have told me to hike early, as parking spots at some of the popular trailheads—like Beaver Lake, a four-mile round trip hike that is kid-friendly—are gone by 8:30 am. more
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YMCA of the Rockies is Family Reunion Central


Family gathers for photos at YMCA of Rockies Estes Park
Welcome to Family Reunion Central. In fact, the Estes Park Center and its sister resort Snow Mountain Ranch host more than 1,300 reunions a year—more, they believe, than any other venue in the United States. more
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Experiencing the All-New Animal Sanctuary & Grand Hyatt Amenities at Baha Mar


Kids feeding green sea turtles
After years of multiple false starts and financial headaches, the $4.2 billion, 1,000-acre development simply known as Baha Mar finally opened its doors to the public last April 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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Learning about mummies at the American Museum of Natural History


The Gilded Lady, completed sculpture
The new exhibition Mummies at the American Museum of Natural History gives us a rare glimpse into lives and cultures of the past, thanks to 21st-century tools and technologies more
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