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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 6 Petite Paris Things Kids Love

Paris is a city built on a a grand scale, but kids like things on the smaller side, built on a scale they can relate to. Here are six small thins 6YO Tiny Traveler liked in this big city. 1. The Museum De Carnavalet offers a bit of a hodge-podge of …

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Janes Carousel in Brooklyn's DUMBO
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 8 Historic Carousels for Summer

With summer coming I thought we would pay tribute that amusement park classic, the carousel. Here are eight especially cool ones to seek out this summer. The list begins and ends in Brooklyn, and I’m unapologetic about that. Be sure to tell us about the ones we left out! What: …

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City Tavern pepperpot soup
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: Our Family’s Favorite Philadelphia Foods

By Eileen Gunn Philadelphia has quite a dining scene. Big-name chefs, restaurants the New York Times will tell you must try–if you can get a reservation—and a long list of beloved local foods. Despite not planning in advance to book those hard-to-get reservations, we managed to eat pretty well and …

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3 generations share a snack at disney World
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Keeping 3 Generations Happy at Disney World

By Liza Wyles We did a three-generation family trip to Disney World this winter. I knew it was going to be seven days of managing expectations: Can we ride that again? Can we get ice cream? Can we get more ice cream? But I didn’t realize that I would have …

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MSC Divina pool
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: A Day Aboard an MSC Cruise Ship

By Eileen Gunn I had a bit of treat this week. I got to spend a day aboard the MSC Divina, which stopped in New York City on its way from Miami to Rome. MSC is a fast-growing cruise ship company but American are still somewhat unfamiliar with it. While …

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JFK memorial at dealey plaza
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Our Top 5 Family Activities in Dallas

By Rebecca Darling Howdy, partner! Dallas is so much more than the Texas you’re thinking of! Yes, we have great BBQ, cowboys, and tall hair, but it’s also full of culture, history and fun family experiences! Here are five things My family most likes to do when we visit Dallas. …

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bakfiet bike in amsterdam
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Amsterdam With Kids: Culture + StroopWafels

By Jessica Glorieux I got a few looks when I mentioned that I was headed to Amsterdam with my two kids, ages 3 and 5. Some might well see the city as a destination more suited to your partying years than your parenting ones. But Amsterdam offers plenty for families. …

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creating light at the Franklin Institute
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 6 Bright Ideas For Philadelphia With Kids

By Eileen Gunn I like revisiting certain places periodically as Tiny Traveler grows. Seeing the evolution in her interests makes these trips more memorable. Nearby Philadelphia is one of these places. Over spring break we decided to see how age 7 compared with her visit at age 4. Growing out …

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the train at the jardin accolimitation
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 5 Paris Parks For Kids (and Parents,Too)

By Eileen Gunn Paris parks are green, pretty full of fun things to do and present families with well-needed breaks from site seeing. Far more than in the U.S., these parks will present opportunities for your kids to separate you from your money. Be prepared to stumble upon carousels everywhere …

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Weekender: Pittsburgh, In the Rain, With Kids

By Malinda Brent The forecast was rain but we decided to risk it: a 24-hour jaunt to Pittsburgh to catch part of a three-game series between the Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals. Of course, as soon as we hit the Steel City limits, a deluge of rain hit us. …

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