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New: Great Smoky Mountains; NYC (updated); DC (updated)
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What’s in the garden for family vacationers at Chewton Glen?


Welcome to Chewton Glen
The resort, a five star Relais & Chateaux country house hotel is just over 50 years old but the house dates to the 1700s. more
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Magnificent Macaws Come to the Indy Zoo


The Indianapolis Zoo presents its newest exhibition featuring birds native to Central and South America: Magnificent Macaws. more
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Booming Action to be Found in Baltimore


Baltimore has experienced one of the largest millennial booms in the nation and the resurgence is vibrantly visible in the city’s eclectic neighborhoods more
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Wailea Beach Resort Perfect for Mother’s Day


Wailea Beach Resort in Hawaii should be considered for your next Mother’s Day getaway. more
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Vail Mountain: Kids Ride Free Gondola Rides this Summer


Vail Mountain in Colorado has an offer tough to refuse: all kids can ride the Vail Mountain gondola free with the purchase of an adult ticket more
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Summer Vacation at Jekyll Island and Surrounding Area


Jekyll Island, GA is a beautiful place to go for some peace, especially considering its 10 miles of open beaches, home to sea turtles, picturesque driftwood, miles of bike paths and an abundance of recreational activities. more
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Taking the Kids to free attractions in Washington DC this spring


Just published - The Kids Guide to Washington DC - second edition
It doesn’t cost anything to visit the Lincoln Memorial at night, to play pilot in a mock cockpit at “America by Air,” a permanent exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, attend a family event or one for young children at the Museum of African American History and Culture or visit the giant pandas at the National Zoo. more
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A mixture of Bedouin tradition and modern: Dubai


Desert camel ride
Dubai is such a mixture of the old from the Bedouin tradition and the new—the tallest building in the world--The Burj Khalifa--and the biggest indoor theme park more
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Waking Up Where the Animals Roam


Farm animals deserve love, too. Farm Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization that works to change the way society views and treats farm animals and provides lifelong care more
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The great American family holiday – on a dude ranch


Clint the Donkey gets a hug at the Slyvan Dale Guest Ranch in Colorado
There can be plenty of time in the saddle when you take the kids to a dude ranch. But these days, there’s plenty else to do. In fact, ranch goers acknowledge, they often spend less time riding than they expected because of so many other activities and so much land to explore. more
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