Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday
View of the Golden Gate Bridge from The Presidio

Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday

They called the area the Great Sand Wastes, but even those who believed in the project could never have imagined what Golden Gate Park would become

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Taking the Kids — and learning about the origins of the Titanic in Belfast, Northern Ireland
The Titanic Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Taking the Kids — and learning about the origins of the Titanic in Belfast, Northern Ireland

At the award-winning Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience, you are right where Titanic was built (a special dry dock had to be constructed — the largest in the world at the time).

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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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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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Taking the Kids — college touring in Boston
taking the kids, family travel, Boston, Massachusetts, college tours, museums, lodging, pets, history

Taking the Kids — college touring in Boston

Having weathered college tours with three kids from upstate New York and New England to Colorado and California, I think a little pet therapy may be just the thing

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