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18 Fun Family Weekend Getaways From Washington, DC

One of the great things about Washington, DC is that it’s an easy drive to a lot of great kid-friendly weekend getaways.  Within a few hours you can be on the …

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Hershey PA: The Park & So Much More

Hershey, Pennsylvania is a no brainer for an easy summer weekend getaway with kids if you live anywhere between Washington, DC and Connecticut. What you might not realize is that …

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Indulge In Fun & Luxury at Nemacolin Woodlands

Hotel Review: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort for Families & Couples Where: Farmington, PA The Vibe: *Nemacolin Woodlands, a luxury resort  in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, doesn’t have a single vibe. The type …

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A Cool Couple’s Getaway To New Hope, PA

Updated October 2020 Tween Traveler headed off on a two-night camping adventure with her scout troop trip in early June, leaving Rich and I free to take our own 36-hour …

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How Is A Weekend at Woodloch Pines?

The Hotel: Woodloch Pines Resort Where: Hawley, Eastern Pennsylvania The Location: *Woodloch Pines is an all-inclusive resort that sits on the rural edge of the Poconos.  Rather than one large hotel, the …

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Gettysburg: The Best Things To Do With Kids

Updated February 2020. A lot of people use Gettysburg as a stopover en route to other Pennsylvania destinations, like Pittsburgh or Hershey and Lancaster. And this is a shame because …

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An Easy, Fun Family Weekend In Pittsburgh

Updated May 2021 Is Pittsburgh worth a weekend visit with your kids? Easy answer is yes, absolutely! A family event sent us to Pittburgh, a city new to all of …

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Philadelphia Foods You Have To Try

Updated August 2021 Philadelphia has quite a dining scene. Big-name chefs, restaurants the New York Times says you have try–if you can get a reservation—and a long list of beloved …

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48 Hours In Philadelphia With Kids

Updated August 2021 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 …

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