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Princess Cruises launches “North To Alaska” Trip

Mar 29, 2015
New for 2015, Princess Cruises has launched North To Alaska, a series of new onboard offerings that fully immerse guests in the Alaskan experience.

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Spring training – where families get up close with ballpayers


Spring Training
The parks are smaller, the food cheaper and you might get close enough for those who are big baseball fans in your gang to get an autograph. more
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A quirky new hotel in San Francisco that makes you feel special


8th Floof Hotel G makes you feel at home
Welcome to the Hotel G, San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel with 151 rooms just north of Union Square but miles away from the big-box chain hotels in the neighborhood. Incidentally, there have been hotels in this building since just a few years after the 1906 Earthquake. more
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Audiences of all ages love the Blue Man Group


Blue Men on the liquid drums
It all started nearly 25 years ago, when three college-friends -- Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton and Chris Wink — developed a bald and blue character they called Blue Man (to evoke the word Human), who delighted audiences at this small theater more
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The Kids Guides, city-by-city, week by week: Orlando


Kids Guides all 9
Featured on ABCNews.com: The Kids Guide to Boston more
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The Kids Guides, city-by-city, week by week: Orlando


Kids Guides all 9
Featured on ABCNews.com: The Kids Guide to Orlando more
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Just published – Eileen’s 7th Kids Guide – to San Diego


The Kids Guide to San Diego
San Diego famously is known for its sunny weather and beaches and the kids I interviewed for my just released Kid’s Guide to San Diego said that plus the world famous Zoo and Safari Park and other attractions make “the birthplace of California” an ideal getaway choice for families. more
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Trip Advisor survey: 75 percent include kids in travel planning


Arrival at the trailhead near Aspen
A new Trip Advisor poll of more than 2,700 U.S. respondents fielded between March 26 and March 28, the vast majority said the kids were somewhat influential in planning family trips. more
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Great way to stretch your vacation dollar – Orlando in September


Visit Orlando photo
There’s a lot more to Orlando than theme parks—and a lot of ways to stretch your vacation dollar while having plenty of fun, especially in September, the cheapest month of the year to visit with deals up to half off. more
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Theater as a family teaching tool — a visit to see LBJ on Broadway


playbill lbj
I’ve always been a fan of learning outside the classroom, whether in the wilderness or a city and right now, there is a lot of opportunity in New York to use theater as a teaching tool, more
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In Orlando, taking your kids to a restaurant is easy


Emerils TChoup Chop at Universal Orlando
Taking young kids to a restaurant on vacation can seem like it is more trouble than it’s worth. The good news is that in Orlando, you can relax. more
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