Generations gather at the ballfields in Cooperstown all summer long
Skills competition at Dreams Park

Generations gather at the ballfields in Cooperstown all summer long

With the families and generations at Cooperstown Dreams Park, which draws 104 Little League baseball teams each week to its 22 pristine fields spread out over 150 acres.

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Generations love the game — at the Baseball Hall of Fame
Checking out historic equipment at the Baseball Hall of Fame

Generations love the game — at the Baseball Hall of Fame

There is a lot to read at every exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, celebrating its 75th anniversary this month. This iconic place inspires conversation with parents and grandparents

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Exploring Niagara Falls — at the water and beyond
View of American Falls from the Maid of the Mist

Exploring Niagara Falls — at the water and beyond

What I didn’t realize then — and I was glad to discover now — was how much there is for families — even those on a tight budget — to see and do here, beyond exploring the falls in what,

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Family Travel writers agree:  Passport is a must to teach kids the world
Niagara Falls from the American side

Family Travel writers agree: Passport is a must to teach kids the world

“The passport is the new diploma,” Keith Bellows, editor of National Geographic Traveler and the father of three, told the nearly 50 influential family travel writers and bloggers who had gathered this past weekend from around the country and Canada at the TMS Family Travel Conference in Niagara Falls, NY.

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To Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families
Navigating the pines at The Wild Center

To Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families

I like to see a resort get it right and, I think, the Whiteface Lodge does. The 94-suite resort is spread out over 40 acres reminiscent of the historic “camps” of the Adirondacks with rough-hewn logs, big stone fireplaces, oversized leather furniture and whimsical décor evoking the outdoors.

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