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SpotHero helps cut parking costs in major cities

Tired of paying so much to park in big cities? Check out parking app SpotHero which can help defry parking costs in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington D.C., Boston, and other major US cities. more
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Enjoying a week of baseball spring training in Arizona with a young cousi

Matt and Ethan at Cubs camp
Matt Yemma and his 12-year-old cousin Ethan Sitzman spend a week shagging baseballs, autographs and enjoying the waterparks and sunshine of spring training in Arizona. more
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Boarding, burgers and teen bonding in Bolton Valley, VT

Burger wars
A high school junior and scholar in the A Better Chance program writes about a weekend of snowboarding fun and bonding time with his housemates in Bolton Valley, VT. more
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Take back your vacation time – tomorrow!

Forty percent of Americans leave an average of seven or more days of paid vacation on the table every year (according to the U.S. Travel Association). In other words, nearly ONE billion vacation days go unused every year. What can we do about this? more
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Antlers at Vail in Colorado Offers New Family Friendly Package

Antlers at Vail in Colorado is now offering a new package called “Bravo! Like a local.” more
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Lonely Planet’s ‘New in Travel’ eBook Profiles the Best New Attractions Around the World

Lonely Planet’s New in Travel eBook features brand-new experiences that will appeal to all kinds of travelers of all ages, both inside the US and abroad. more
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Modern camping with kids – and WiFi

Deluxe cabin at KOA Kampground in Williamsburg VA
Younger campers say having a smartphone on a camping trip is nearly as important as toilet paper, according to the 2015 North American Camping Report. I’m guessing your kids would agree more
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Still a lot of day and night skiing left at Bolton Valley VT

Bolton Valley Ski Resort in Northern Vermont is not only a great destination for night skiing throughout the winter, but the resort also boasts some of the best sunset skiing on the East Coast. more
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Families get acquainted with Thomas Jefferson at historic Monticello

Griffin Discovery Room at Monticello
It is only fitting that the home of our third president and the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence is so kid friendly. Jefferson was very fond of his 12 grandchildren, many of whom lived here with him after his retirement. more
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Celebrate The End Of Winter At Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s Maple Fest in Vermont

Smuggler’s Notch Resort in Vermont is hosting a Maple Fest Celebration during March 27 – April 12. more
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