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Coral Crater Adventure Park in West Oahu Hawaii Opens


The Coral Crater Adventure Park in Kalaeloa in West Oahu has opened for guests to enjoy a full day of exciting zip lines, unique off-road rides, and a state-of-the-art climbing wall. more
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Xanterra powers up ideas for National Bike Month


May is National Bike Month, and Xanterra Parks & Resorts has some ideas about how to celebrate and participate. more
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Active Vacation Company Announces New Family Itineraries


Austin Adventures, an active vacation company, has announced 10 new family-friendly excursions for 2014. more
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Three days in the Kennebunks (ME) over the Fourth of July holiday


Kids revving up for the fireworks on Colony Beach in Kennebunkport ME
It’s July 4th night and everyone is in vacation mode after a long day on the beach with teens setting off sparklers, parents nursing a beer or a glass of wine and everyone, for the moment, feeling all is well in the world, especially here in Maine where locals have been welcoming vacationers for generations—including the Bush family. more
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Families on a hike through the snowy woods of New Hampshire


Exploring a partially frozen waterfall along the Crawford Trail
We’re hiking in the snow—micro crampons on our feet on the Crawford Trail in New Hampshire, with a guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highlands Center. In case you are wondering, the needles on the spruce are spikey--thus “spikey spruce” and the needles on the balsam are soft (“friendly fir”!). more
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Exploring Colorado in the summer


Fly fishing in Colorado
The skies are blue, the air is clear and there is no evidence of fire where tourists would go. “Some people watching TV thought the whole city burned up,” one local told me. “Some people thought the entire state burned,” said another in Crested Butte. Fortunately, Colorado’s fire-impacted areas represent less than 1 percent of the state’s 23 million acres of public land. more
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