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Take A Wake Up In The Barnyard Tour at Coggeshell Farm in Bristol Rhode Island

Enjoy a “Wake up in The Barnyard” tour every Saturday through October 10th at Coggeshell Farm in Bristol Rhode Island. more
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Local website offers great tips on hotels near the D.C. Metro

Taking the kids to Washingon D.C.? Check out this locally-sourced website with great hotel locations, including many near the Metro. more
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It’s October: time to celebrate Halloween everywhere all month

Halloween in Colonial Williamsburg
No, I’m not a little early, though Halloween is nearly a month away. That’s because everyone from hotels to theme park to attractions to campgrounds to museums now have special Halloween doings that typically go on all month long. more
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Taking a local tour of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market

Elizabeth McClure with samples of Beechers mac and cheese
We’ve signed on for Seattle’s only chef-led tour of the market with Elizabeth McClure’ new company Eat Seattle Tours. She also does cooking classes in the Market’s Atrium Kitchen, shopping with the students first for ingredients . more
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Hotels restaurants increasingly focusing on local food and healthy choices

Eggs in hell at Sazerac
It is Friday night in Seattle. But what’s interesting is the Sazerac with its distinctive chandeliers and hip-but-casual vibe and food best described as modern South meets Northwest is in Kimpton’s Monaco Hotel. more
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Innovation on display at Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry

Bill Boeing's first mail plane at Seattle MOHAI
Seattle has always been a center of innovation and it's on display at the Bezos Center of Innovation at the Museum of History and Industry. Did you know the Native Americans and traders invented a whole new language? more
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Couples Weeks Now Available at Four Season Resort in Orlando Florida

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has introduced overnight packages combined with a new “Couples Weeks” aimed at couples and parents who want getaway. more
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Chicago’s Adler Planetarium free on Saturday Sept. 26

Chicago's Adler Planetarium will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live! more
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Get away from electronics to a fall festival or pumpkin patch

Corn maze at Richardson Adventure Farm near Chicago
Take advantage of the glorious fall weather wherever you live to get them away from electronics — you too — for a day or a weekend and head to a fall festival, an apple orchard or a pumpkin patch. more
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Kick off October at Sunny Hill Resort with Spooktacular Weekend

Kick off October with a Spooktacular Halloween Weekend at Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course in Greenville NY on October 2 – 4. more
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