Taking the Kids — and celebrating Black History Month
“1607 A Nation Takes Root” film at Jamestown Settlement features the story of Angelo of Angola

Taking the Kids — and celebrating Black History Month

African American History Month is celebrated with an ever-growing array of exhibits, festivals, discussions and performances around the country, including in locales and about topics you might not have considered

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Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget
Broadway, NYC

Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget

With our partners at Family Travel Forum, we have put together 20 Winter Adventures for 2020, whether you want some fun in the snow, in the sun or to in a new city together, regardless of age, physical ability level or budget.

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San Antonio has a new kind of “Pearl”
The old Pearl Brewery in San Antonio

San Antonio has a new kind of “Pearl”

Pearl is the new go-to area of San Antonio – a 22 acre mixed use space for housing, shopping, dining, a year-round farmer’s market, riverside amphitheater and the third campus of the Culinary Institute of America

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In Denver: learning to make tamales for the holidays
The tamales are ready to eat

In Denver: learning to make tamales for the holidays

Tamales are a traditional holiday treat in a lot of the American Southwest and South of the Border. I've loved them since I was a kid growing up in Texas. But I never knew how to make them.

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Morgan’s Wonderland: An ‘Ultra-Accessible’ facility for people with special challenges
Morgan's Inspiration Island

Morgan’s Wonderland: An ‘Ultra-Accessible’ facility for people with special challenges

Morgan’s Wonderland is the very first theme park of its kind. The park has welcomed more than 1.6 million guests from all 50 states and 73 countries in its first decade

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Taking the Kids — A new, innovative way to experience Monet’s art, especially for kids
Children in the Claude Monet The Truth of Nature exhibition

Taking the Kids — A new, innovative way to experience Monet’s art, especially for kids

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum and the most comprehensive U.S. exhibit of Monet paintings in more than two decades — Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature

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A wedding in Santa Fe and an unexpected Halloween Treat
Dining room at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe NM

A wedding in Santa Fe and an unexpected Halloween Treat

The morning after the wedding we found a note on our door inviting us to a “Fur Friends Costume Contest” that afternoon to benefit the Espanola Humane Society, which has found adoptions for more than 152,000 dogs and cats over the years. How could we pass this up, Trooper seemed to ask us.

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Taking the Kids — to Belize for sun, sand and adventure
Cave tubing in Crystal Cave

Taking the Kids — to Belize for sun, sand and adventure

Belize boasts more than 500 species of fish and marine life. The water is so clear you can see the reef, sea turtles, rays and more from a kayak too

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Taking the Kids — and continuing the discussion about climate change
California Coast habitat

Taking the Kids — and continuing the discussion about climate change

Zoos, aquariums and science museums can also be excellent places to explore this important topic and start a dialog with kids — even young ones — about what they might do to be good environmental stewards

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