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10 Top Zoos on the East Coast USA

10 Top Zoos on the East Coast USA

January 17, 2012 No Comments Zoos are a great place for families to visit any time of year and offer an unforgettable learning experience about our world’s amazing wildlife. Listed alphabetically, the following 10 zoos are among the best on the East Coast of the USA. Visit one of these for a memorable encounter that will inspire future generations with ...

 

More Fabulous Philadelphia – Off the Beaten Track for Families

More Fabulous Philadelphia – Off the Beaten Track for Families

November 4, 2011 No Comments There are undeniable differences between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the city of New York. Some travelers may prefer the vast cosmopolitan choices New York City offers, but Philadelphia’s relatively compact size and concentrated historic districts make it an ideal destination for history loving families and parents seeking sights kids will enjoy seeing. One comment I must make ...

 

Philadelphia Botanical Gardens

Philadelphia Botanical Gardens

October 30, 2011 No Comments I love flowers. I can’t grow them myself – my thumb is more brown than green – and I can’t keep bouquets in the house or my cat will consume them. But I love to tour gardens, whether it’s the enclosed National Botanical Garden near the Nation’s Capitol or a tropical paradise on Maui. I’d ...

 

“Rocky Balboa’s” Museum of Art – Philadelphia

“Rocky Balboa’s” Museum of Art – Philadelphia

October 22, 2011 No Comments Okay, technically we’re talking about the Philadelphia Museum of Art, but my kids wanted to see this world class art institute initially because of its prominence in Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky movies. Yes, this is where Rocky jogged up those long, long steps and looked triumphantly out over the city. It’s also where a bronze statue ...

 

What Do You Want in A Green Hotel?

What Do You Want in A Green Hotel?

October 21, 2011 No Comments When you’re looking for a vacation spot, do you consider the ecological consequences? Are you looking for an environmentally friendly hotel as well as a family friendly accommodation? If you’re buying organic apples and BPA-free canned soup at the grocery store, are you also concerned with whether or not that hotel duvet your child is ...

 

Philadelphia: Fast and Fun Attractions for the Family

Philadelphia: Fast and Fun Attractions for the Family

September 29, 2011 No Comments Philly was a fast stop for my family and me on our recent trip to the East Coast. But we packed a great deal of fun into a short stay, and included some locations beyond the standard ones that you may not consider as a part of your vacation – but you should. Small children and ...

 

Philadelphia – Ben Franklin’s Town

Philadelphia – Ben Franklin’s Town

September 28, 2011 No Comments You might think Frank Sinatra – and his Big Apple song – when you think of New York. You might think of the current President, or George Washington, perhaps in Washington, D.C. In Boston, it’s pretty much Paul Revere that comes to mind, historically speaking. But Ben Franklin is the go-to-guy for Philadelphia. You’ll find ...

 

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