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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 different kind of trip to Alaska
Kirk Hoessle, president and founder of Alaska Wildland Adventures

Taking the Kids — on different kind of trip to Alaska

You can’t get much more remote — or farther away from cruise crowds than at Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge, which opened 10 years ago — the first and only lodge in the national park and accessible only by a four-hour boat trip from Seward

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Taking the Kids — and seeing San Antonio like local families
The Dinosaur Lab, Witte Museum

Taking the Kids — and seeing San Antonio like local families

At the state-of-the-art Naylor Family Dinosaur Gallery at the Witte Museum in San Antonio, where you can step inside a cast of an Alamosaurus footprint at The Dino Lab. What’s different from other dinosaur exhibits? This one is focused on ancient creatures that called Texas home, including ancient fish, turtle and, yes, a full-size Tyrannosaurus rex.

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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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Taking the Kids — and rethinking holiday eats
The patio at the award-winning Botika, San Antonio

Taking the Kids — and rethinking holiday eats

Many families, it seems, are forgoing the traditional home-cooked holiday feast for a restaurant or, like Claridge, a different sort of family celebration. It may be the first year after a divorce or death in the family or simply the desire to do something different.

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