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Traveling with millennials in wine country


The Meitz Family at their winery
As millennials continue to travel with their parents — even before they have kids of their own — it’s the older generation that is likely to cause travel hiccups. more
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Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary


Christopher at Asterix et Oubelix
In 2017, the city of Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, and the festivities run all year long! With activities ranging from festivals, shows and more, there is always something new to explore more
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Hotels in San Francisco: so much choice, convenience and history


View from Cityscape at the Hilton SF Union Square
This year, San Francisco is comemorating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, a yearlong celebration of the city’s counter culture with exhibits, performances and more. Here are some hotel picks. more
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On the Russian River in Sonoma County CA


Kayaking on the Russian River
We’re kayaking in the mouth of the Russian River in Jenner, CA as one harbor seal after another pops up his head. We see Egrets, Great Blue Herons, Ospreys with fish in their mouths, going to their nests presumably. more
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Keeping kids water safe on cruise ships over spring break


The first layer of protection is constant adult supervision, part of The Circle of Drowning Prevention, according to the American Red Cross
It’s easy — far too easy — to lose track of kids in a crowded pool, especially on a big cruise ship. Drownings happen silently in a matter of seconds. How to keep them safe. more
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Sonoma County CA: a foodie paradise


Reggie enjoying dessert at The Girl and The Fig
There are about 500 restaurants in Sonoma County—places to get fresh crab and sandwiches on just-baked bread, freshly made soup and all varieties of cheese. more
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Tips and pleasures for late season snow fun on and off the slopes


Keystone Resort, a great place for family fun
Wherever you opt to ski this spring break, expect plenty of sunshine, great deals and packages, even at the poshest resorts. more
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March is pricey in Orlando, but there are savings to be had


March is typically the highest month for hotel occupancy rates in Orlando. However, visitors can still capitalize on savings during spring break more
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International travel impacted by Trump Admin: MMGY Global survey


The Trump administration could have an impact on the international travel plans of U.S. adults, according to the latest travelhorizons™ survey of 2,300 U.S. adults more
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Trump’s immigration directives are stifling tourism — not good!


Trump's immigration policies are causing grief for innocent people at airports all over, and this is having a chilling effect on tourism into the United States. This is not good for our economy or our image abroad. more
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