How kids like making history on first American cruise to Cuba
Kids table on the Fathom Adonia enroute to Cuba

How kids like making history on first American cruise to Cuba

The Russell kids had spent the last two weeks in the Dominican Republic where they joined in volunteer activities that ranged from wrapping chocolate bars at a women’s collective to helping to lay cement floors for several families.

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On the first American sea voyage to Cuba since the Revolution
Provisioning for first American cruise to Cuba in 2016

On the first American sea voyage to Cuba since the Revolution

Eleven kids are making history, though they may not realize it. The kids are among the 700 passengers aboard Fathom’s Adonia, the first American ship to win approval to sail into Cuba from American shores in more than 50 years. (Fathom is the newest cruise brand of Carnival Corp).

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When someone in the family has special challenges
Adaptive skiing at Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center

When someone in the family has special challenges

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

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10 ways to save money on spring break
In Orlando, with Mickey Mouse and the Atlanta Braves

10 ways to save money on spring break

on vacation, free is great — a lot better than paying for meals the kids don’t eat, theme park tickets when they’d rather play in the hotel pool or museum entry fees when they are ready to leave in less than an hour.

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Getting the whole family outdoors in winter
Over 100 locations across the country offer WinterTrails events

Getting the whole family outdoors in winter

There’s nothing more fun than trying something new — wasn’t that one of your new year’s resolutions — especially in such spectacular country? And there’s no better time than January, which is designated Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.

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What’s in Your Waffle? Day 2 on our Christmas Market River Cruise in Germany
Bavarian sausage rally for lunch on Uniworld River Queen

What’s in Your Waffle? Day 2 on our Christmas Market River Cruise in Germany

The 16 kids aboard Uniworld River Cruise’s special Family Christmas Market sailing in Germany are all members of the clean plate club by the time they are done cooking with Chef Peter Tarnok and Senior Pastry Chef Ciprian Ghiluescu. In fact, most of them have seconds… Lorelei George, 8, licks her plate.

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Baseball teaches an important American history lesson in Kansas City
Major League Baseball Play Ball Initiative

Baseball teaches an important American history lesson in Kansas City

They were among the best baseball players in the United States, traveling cross-country to play the game they loved before cheering fans. But they were often forced to sleep on their bus and eat peanut butter crackers.

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Getting out of the car at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Summer Family Hikes

Getting out of the car at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Are you a windshield tourist? That’s what they call the many visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park who simply traverse the park’s famous 30-plus mile Newfound Gap Road through the park and don’t get out of the car much, if at all.

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