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10 Top Nature Retreats for Families in the USA

10 Top Nature Retreats for Families in the USA

June 27, 2011 No Comments Mountains, rivers and lakes have beckoned with their rustic appeal for ages. Sparkling bodies of water, towering trees, and breathtaking vistas renew the human spirit through the splendor of nature. The following getaways (listed alphabetically) are idyllic retreats where families can reconnect and discover the natural world together. Alderbrook Resort and Spa – Union, Washington ...

 

Wild West Main Street: Bandera, Texas

Wild West Main Street: Bandera, Texas

June 21, 2011 No Comments Bandera, Texas looks like a Hollywood set. Billing itself as the Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera has changed little since its founding in the 1850s. Just an hour outside San Antonio, Bandera was originally a migrant camp for workers at the local mill. Gradually the town built up around the mill, primarily populated by ...

 

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Going Batty in Austin, TX: Bat Cruise

Going Batty in Austin, TX: Bat Cruise

June 20, 2011 No Comments Austin, Texas prides itself on being unusual. In fact, the city’s slogan, proudly repeated by tourists and locals alike, is “Keep Austin Weird.” Despite its status as the state capital, Austin is much more reminiscent of the New Orleans’ French Quarter than a traditional government town. Perhaps the crown jewel in Austin’s “weird” title is ...

 

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Touring Jackson Square New Orleans

Touring Jackson Square New Orleans

June 9, 2011 No Comments Jackson Square is the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter in Louisiana. Overlooking the Mississippi River, Jackson Square has been a free speech zone and hub of activity since the city’s earliest days. Today the Square is filled nearly 24 hours a day with a mix of tarot readers, visual artists, mimes, musicians, tourists and ...

 

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Ididaride: The Alaskan Sled Dog Experience

Ididaride: The Alaskan Sled Dog Experience

June 9, 2011 No Comments When Dad and I took an Alaskan cruise two years ago, I had a bucket list of things to accomplish, from eating crab to seeing glaciers. But the one that I was most excited about was dog sledding. I love animals, and I love new forms of transportation. Despite the rumors, however, most of Alaska ...

 

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Ojai, California – Laid Back Family Luxury

Ojai, California – Laid Back Family Luxury

June 6, 2011 No Comments We loved the green rolling hills of Ojai Not so far from the hustle and bustle of a Los Angeles morning, just off the busy 101 Freeway a hundred minutes away, you’ll find the charming community of Ojai, with its grand, grassy vistas, small town vibe, and elegant resorts.It’s a great place for small children ...

 

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Family Style in the Florida Keys

Family Style in the Florida Keys

June 3, 2011 No Comments Want a real family resort in the Florida Keys? Check out the well known, six-decade-old Hawks Cay Resort. With four kid-friendly pools, and one adults-only option, this comfortable resort is great for kids of all ages, and parents after some rest and relaxation, too. With families making up a growing portion of visitors to the ...

 

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The Key to Key West Florida with Kids

The Key to Key West Florida with Kids

June 3, 2011 No Comments The key to Key West in Florida is to just relax and go with the flow. Kids love the wonderful sunset ritual of fire-hoop-jumping cats, street musicians, balloon animals, clowns, and of course the beautiful sunset. They love the music spilling out into the streets, the funky sand under their feet at the delicious Blue Heaven restaurant, ...

 

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San Diego Family Vacation – Days Hotel Review Hotel Circle

San Diego Family Vacation – Days Hotel Review Hotel Circle

May 19, 2011 No Comments Recently my little family—comprising of my husband, three-year old son, ten-month old daughter, and myself—set out on a 7-hour drive from our home in Southern Utah to San Diego, California.  It was actually closer to an 8 ½ hour drive when considering the number of stops we had to make for bathroom breaks and diaper changes.  Our vacation ...

 

Barbados – Our Tropical Paradise Family Vacation

Barbados – Our Tropical Paradise Family Vacation

May 6, 2011 2 Comments Barbados – “Los Barbudos” – or the bearded ones – was named by the Spanish after the island’s fig trees which have a bearded appearance with their long vine-like hanging roots. It is the eastern-most Caribbean island and quite unique in that it was formed by the merging of the Atlantic crustal and Caribbean plates, ...

 

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