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Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Announces the “Hello Brooklyn” Tour

Apr 28, 2016
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, the New York City sightseeing company,, announces the launch of “Hello Brooklyn”

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Taking the Kids Weekly Column for planning a family vacation. Search tips for a family vacations and find family friendly vacation ideas.

Mother’s Day gifts: what she needs in her travel tote


LL Bean’s monogrammed Boat and Tote bag
Mom's tote bag is so important. (Are you listening dads and kids?) You don’t want to end up like I did on my way out of the country with a bag that broke at the airport. more
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Taking the kids on an adventure closer to home this summer


Innsbruck, petting zoo
Will we be safe? Everywhere I go people have the same question about travel this spring and summer. So what’s a travel-loving family to do this summer? more
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10 Family Pleasing activities in Edinburgh, Scotland


Victoria Street - inspiration for Diagon Alley
Check out Daigon Alley! Not at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando or Hollywood, but in Victoria Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, where J.K. Rowling famously wrote the first Harry Potter book while seated in a local coffee shop. more
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National Parks Week is the time to introduce your kids to the outdoors


Horseback riding through Rocky Mountain National Park
Throughout National Parks Week, many parks will also host Every Kid in a Park events, which encourages fourth-grade students to visit national parks and other public lands by offering a free annual pass. more
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Learning the consequences of war at five great war museums


Liberty Memorial World War I Museum in Kansas City
Stand on the “bridge” of the USS Enterprise, the aircraft carrier that was so critical to the Allied efforts in the Pacific. Walk through “Green Hell” in Guadalcanal, more
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When someone in the family has special challenges


Adaptive skiing at Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center
Adaptive sports programs are about much more than the activities themselves, Disabled Sports USA, has some 124 chapters across 42 states, including 75 at ski resorts more
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Five favorite urban parks for families to visit this spring


Balboa Park, San Diego
Urban parks have lots to offer visiting families — not the least of which is the chance to meet local families, or the chance to learn more about the city at a local museum. more
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Vacationing like a 1 percenter in a staffed villa in Jamaica


Porch view on one of the Villas by Linda Smith in Jamaica
It’s easy to see why these vacations are so popular with multigenerational families. No one is doing all the chores that typically come with a house rental. more
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Families Celebrating St. Patricks Day in Dublin


St. Patricks Day in Dublin
Got your green on? You’ll want it if you are heading to Dublin this month, especially during the four-day St. Patrick’s Day festivities. more
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Taking the stroller set to Disney World and Orlando


A hug from Cinderella
Who knew that Walt Disney World had so many attractions for the littlest park goers not yet in kindergarten — 80, with more coming this summer when the much-anticipated “Frozen Ever After” family adventure opens in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion. more
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