Tag Archives: Holidays

Holiday Lights are everywhere – our annual family guide to the best and brightest

Wherever you find yourself this holiday season, make time to grab the kids and grandkids and check out the holiday lights whether in your neighborhood, nearby city, at the local zoo or a theme park. Our annual guide. more
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Soaking up the family holiday spirit at a theme park

Holiday Snow Days at LEGOLAND, California
Across the country, theme parks are adding new and bigger holiday attractions every year, enticing more and more families to come through the gates, glad to forsake holiday shopping and cooking for a few hours, even though it can be a costly afternoon or evening. more
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At Disneyland without the kids? Like yeah!

Small World decked out for the holidays at Disneyland
It might seem counterintuitive, but this past trip to Disneyland, we opted for grownups-only visit to the home of everyone’s favorite Mouse to take in all the holiday decorations. more
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How to light up your family’s holidays this season

North Pole Express in Grapevile TX
Since holiday lights have become more and more festive each year, create new traditions to see them, even as early as Thanksgiving weekend, wherever you find yourselves. more
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The holiday lights are everywhere – our annual guide to the best and brightest

Hol illum 1
Our roundup of the top holiday displays across America is compiled with the Family Travel Forum. If we left out your neighborhood or you want to share a favorite find, please use the Comments section below. Happy Holidays! more
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Enjoying Christmas Traditions at Colonial Williamsburg

Lord Dunmore's Ball
The holiday season is an excellent time to visit Colonial Williamsburg and see firsthand how 18th Century Virginians celebrated. more
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Experiencing the Holiday Festivities at Busch Garden’s Christmas Town

French Village at Christmas Town
If you arrive at night, you might not recognize Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. The millions of lights that cover 1,500 Christmas trees give the theme park a fantastical holiday makeover and transform it into Christmas Town. more
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In New Hampshire for an old fashioned family holiday getaway

Omni Mt Washington Hotel and Bretton Woods
In New Hampshire for the holidays, we sleep and hike with the Appalachian Mountain Club, visit the historic Omni Mt. Washington Hotel, tour the treetops at Bretton Woods Ski Area and are pulled by a sled dog team that includes a pair of amazing canines. more
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Our annual guide to surviving visits to relatives over the holidays

Christmas at Griswolds
The American Automobile Association (AAA) is projecting more than 94.5 million Americans will travel during the holidays. Here’s my annual TAKING THE KIDS GUIDE TO SURVIVING THE RELATIVES: more
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Taking the Kids to visit Boston and the historic Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Partu reenactment
There may be 21st-century LED holiday lights all over Boston, but we’ve time-traveled back to 1773 — Dec. 16, 1773 to be exact — the night that literally changed the course of American history. more
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