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Snowmass in Summer – cool air and lots of family activities


Bluegrass concert atop Aspen Mountain
After an arduous 16 mile hike yesterday, I’m at The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass while an experienced massage therapist ministers to my aching legs and shoulders. more
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Hiking Crested Butte to Aspen – again – the good, the bad and the better


At the top of the East Maroon Pass
If I’ve learned one thing from travel—especially with kids—is that you have to take the good with the bad. That’s a good lesson for the kids to learn, along the way, of course. And perhaps there is no better time to remind you of that adage than on an outdoor adventure. We certainly were reminded on the hiking trail. more
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Touring the Vatican with kids – hidden gems to explore


Sistine Chapel after hours
Welcome to The Vatican, the world’s smallest sovereign state, established in 1929. It’s the modern version of the papal fiefdom that ruled Rome and much of central Italy before Italy was unified in the mid-19th century more
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RoverPass: The best way to book your next RV trip


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With a database of over 14,000 parks, RoverPass.com is your one-stop shop to search, compare, and book RV parks across the US while enjoying discounts and special deals more
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A Family Culinary Adventure in Merida, Mexico


Cochinita Pibil
On a recent trip to Merida, Mexico, Alison Tibaldi booked a hands-on cooking class. It was an immersive experience that offered a window into the local culture in a highly sensorial way. more
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The Greatest Show On Earth Is Out of This World


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There are only a few of classic outings that will never get old: going to the beach, a picnic at the park, heading to the carnival and going to the circus! more
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Special “Teacher Appreciation Rates” at the Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels


For teachers looking for a quick getaway this summer, there is still time to take advantage of the special “Teacher Appreciation Rates” that are being offered by the seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels more
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Amazing Views, One-of-a-Kind Slide Experience at OUE Skyspace LA


Viewing Reactions at the end of the Skyslide
OUE Skyspace LA is a new attraction at the heart of Downtown Los Angeles built in the U.S. Bank building--currently the tallest building west of the Mississippi River--and the buzz is booming after its grand opening in June. more
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Saving on a family summer beach vacation


Swashbuckler Academy, Fairmont Princess
A trip to the beach is a perfect summer getaway — and a bargain too. As long as you opt for a destination that’s off-season in summer — like the Caribbean or Arizona — you can have your pick of deals. more
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From Chicago to Missouri: the New Branson Ferris Wheel!


The Branson Ferris Wheel
The newly opened Branson Ferris Wheel (Branson, MO) was formerly Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, ridden by nearly 17 million people from 1995 to 2015. more
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