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Baseballs, burgers, crepes, water parks and family time in Arizona


Ethan at the Colorado Rockies spring training camp
Once we land, I talk the rental car lady and my Dad into getting us a cool Mustang to ride around in instead of this family looking car they had for us. My dad tells me I have rental car swag. more
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Nature On Tap Takes Flight at Chicago Museum


The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago welcomes aerial photographer Mark Reed to Nature on Tap on Tuesday, April 28. more
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Quarks and Forks at the Science Museum of Virginia


The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes theoretical nuclear physicist, Dr. Raul Briceno, as a special addition to its Lunch Break Science program. more
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Taking the Kids? What’s your souvenir strategy?


World of Disney souvenir shop
Just as you should plan your itinerary and have a “what if” talk if the kids (or you) get lost, you need to have a souvenir strategy before the trip even starts. You don’t want to bust the vacation budget on something like a $40 sweatshirt, or a toy that will be forgotten the next day. more
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Discount tickets: CityPASS adds Dallas to tourism destinations


Dallas, Texas, will soon join New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and more than half a dozen other powerhouse tourism destinations as an official CityPASS city. more
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Wyndham offers special rate for opening of new Orlando attraction


To celebrate the grand opening of Orlando’s newest attraction complex -- I-Drive 360 -- Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive will be offering guests a limited-time $99 rate next week. more
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Musical Instrument Museum celebrates 5th anniversary


This month the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix celebrates its fifth anniversary with a weeklong series of public events. more
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A family-focused sweepstakes in Puerto Vallarta Mexico


Puerto Vallarta beach scene
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has launched a family-focused sweepstakes to show families all this Mexican destination has to offer—everything from hotel kids’ clubs, museums, concerts, art and music scene and more more
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Discovering history and fun in the countryside outside London


View of part of Sudeley Castle
After seeing London’s great sites, it’s a joy to explore Britain’s famous Cotswolds towns, which are just about a two-hour train trip from London’s Paddington Station — ideal for a day or a weekend when you’ve had enough of the city, as fun as it is. more
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National Park Service launches new “Find Your Park” campaign


Jr. Ranger Day. Chris Valdez and youngster
The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation has just launched a nationwide campaign to encourage Americans to Find Your Park and share their memories and experiences online and via social media with the #findyourpark hashtag more
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