Taking the Kids – On a Road Trip in Eastern Utah
An explanation of how arches are formed

Taking the Kids – On a Road Trip in Eastern Utah

Many families like to anchor themselves in Moab because they can visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as mountain bike, paddleboard, river raft, horseback ride, hike, fish, golf

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Bear jam in Grand Teton National Park – for a very good reason
Reason for the bear jam - Bear 399 and her four cubs

Bear jam in Grand Teton National Park – for a very good reason

Meet Grizzly #399, perhaps the most famous bear in North America not only because of her advanced age (24) but her fertility (she has had seven litters—20 cubs. This year’s quadruplets, Smith said, account for only two percent of Grizzly Bear litters.

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On the Road – Covid Summer 2020: 1st stop Jackson Hole; it’s cold, rainy and tourists and businesses are coming back
Very responsible store owner Jeff Roush owner of Wyoming Outfitters in Jackson

On the Road – Covid Summer 2020: 1st stop Jackson Hole; it’s cold, rainy and tourists and businesses are coming back

ckson, of course, is the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. This time of year, the town should be buzzing with tourists, including many from overseas. Summer is high season—typically.

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Taking the kids: On a road trip to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands
Wall Drug (Black Hills and Badlands Tourism Association)

Taking the kids: On a road trip to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands

This summer, it seems, road trips are expected to be particularly popular — if families opt to leave home at all. That’s why throughout the summer, we’ll spotlight some classic American road trips — like to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands.

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The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express
All aboard the Winter Park Express at Denver's Union Station

The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express

There is a better way to go skiing -- every Friday and Saturday, January-March, Amtrak offers the "Winter Park Express" from Denver's Union Station to a platform just a short hike from Winter Park's ski lifts.

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Taking the Kids — and taking advantage of Cyber Monday family travel deals
Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

Taking the Kids — and taking advantage of Cyber Monday family travel deals

On Cyber Monday (Dec 2), you'll find some of the best travel deals of the year, some you can use immediately and some for all next year

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Taking the Kids — away for Thanksgiving
Kids riding at Elkhorn Ranch during the Thanksgiving holiday

Taking the Kids — away for Thanksgiving

Families increasingly are seizing Thanksgiving week for a family vacation. Families explain it is typically a slow week at work and school — some kids have the entire week off, and there may be fewer family obligations.

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Resources and Tips to Take the Stress Out of Holiday Family Travel
Local school kids head straight to the candy seller at the Bamberg Christmas market

Resources and Tips to Take the Stress Out of Holiday Family Travel

There’s a great resource available in FlightHub, a site that offers answers to frequently and not-so-frequently asked travel questions – as well as offers tools for navigating travel issues

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