St. Augustine's skyline includes colonial roofs and gilded-age spanish-style towers.
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Exploring St. Augustine With Kids

I really liked St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a city that predates both Jamestown and Plymouth. Its lesser know history, outdoor activities and great local food blend very nicely to create …

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Chocolate world is essential to any visit to hershey park
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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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Devon is a sunny uk destination
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5 Top U.K. Seaside Towns For Family Fun

Despite its reputation for chilly air and gloomy weather, Great Britain is an island. It has a lot of coastline and a plethora of towns for seaside weekend getaways. Some …

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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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The ski train arrives as winter park
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Family Ski Weekend: Denver to Winter Park

Living in Colorado, our family enjoys spending weekend ski vacations, but driving to the ski resorts can mean battling traffic, weather and pretty precarious winter roads at times. So I …

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National harbor has great views and lots of family activities
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A Fun Family Weekend At National Harbor

It’s a challenge for a city or region to develop a new tourist zone from the ground up. It’s even more unusual to develop one that is interesting enough to …

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Woodloch pines has a beautiful outdoor pool and lake
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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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Fall foliage is a great reason to plan a fall family weekend getaway
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8 Top Places To See Fall Foliage With Kids

Updated August 2021 Fall is a great time of year to for quick weekend getaways. It’s cool, but not cold, places tend to be less crowded. In many parts of …

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Newport has plenty of places to explore with kids
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An Easy Newport Weekend With Kids

Updated June 20210 On previous, childfree trips to Newport, Rhode Island, we grooved in the hot sun at the famous Folk Festival, kayaked Narragansett Bay, slurped raw clams and drank …

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The vanderbilt mansion in dutchess county
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Family Weekend Getaway To Dutchess County

Dutchess County is a no brainer for a family weekend getaway. It’s a quick two hour drive from New York City and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, so with …

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Animal kingdom is one heck of a zoo
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12 Must-Visit Zoos In The U.S. and Canada

Updated March 2020. Zoos are one of the most reliable crowd-pleasers of family travel. Adults like them. Kids like them. Both toddlers and teens can learn something new and find …

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The pool at the legoland hotel, california
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A Surprising Night At The Legoland Hotel

We visited Legoland outside of San Diego in the fall, satisfying my long-held curiosity about it. The park was about what I expected: Enjoyable but made for bigger Lego fans …

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Historic places: fort castillo in st. Augustine
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10 Top Historical Places To Visit In The U.S.

Read about side trips from U.S. national parks. Who says kids can’t spend some time learning new things over the summer?  Weekend visits to these historical places can make history more …

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Camp fire on a beach in san diego
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Surprising San Diego Activities With Tots

Thanks to SeaWorld and a renowned Zoo, San Diego is a rather obvious kid-friendly destination. But this west coast city offers a lot more than pandas and Shamu’s latest tricks, …

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