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Family Fun and Educational Activities in Las Vegas

by Guest Post

The family is in Las Vegas? Sure there are rides, restaurants and tons of entertainment activities, but what about education? What about museums? Well, Vegas has fun and educational activities too! If you’re in Las Vegas and looking to soak up some culture, check out these […]

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Scientific Ireland at Birr Castle Demense

by Guest Post

When families vacation in Ireland they often stick to the coastal regions or Dublin for the history, scenery and liveliness of the area.  Few who visit Ireland realize that some of the most important discoveries in our galaxy were made from the grounds of Birr […]

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Lessons Learned at Mesa Verde National Park

by Sandra Foyt

A glass of wine, dusk on a serpentine road, and no barrier between said road and annihilation don’t mix. That’s one of those lessons learned when exploring America’s grand national park system. The year was 2009, and I was a mom on a mission, traveling […]

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5 Travel Apps for Your Next Family Trip

by Guest Post

Whether you’re looking to plan the perfect family vacation, or you’re a serious world traveler looking to get the most out of your journey, your mobile phone is one of your best tools. When you’re traveling to places you’ve never been before, you want to […]

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Stowe – A Sweet Family Ski Resort

by Sandra Foyt

The last race of our winter season brought us back to Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont for the Sugar Slalom. History and tradition come alive at the festive weekend event, a 70-plus annual event that pits serious athletes side-by-side revelers dressed in tutus and banana […]

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Copper Mountain Caters to Ski Athletes (and their Families!)

by Sandra Foyt

While most ski resorts wait for snow to cover trails, Copper Mountain in Colorado welcomes the U.S. Ski Team to train at a speed center described as a “game changer for U.S. athletes.” Though this is undoubtably of benefit to World Cup contenders and Olympic […]

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What Makes Keystone a Great Family Ski Resort?

by Sandra Foyt

Many mountain destinations offer deals and attractions that appeal to young skiers, but Keystone sets the benchmark for family ski resorts. While it may be enough to offer one of the best Kids Ski Free programs in the industry, Keystone goes above and beyond in […]

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Discover the Old West at the Fort Worth Stockyards (and Other Cowboy Attractions)

by Sandra Foyt

The dream of the American West fires the imagination today, as much as it ever has. Even as a little girl growing up in Argentina, where I spoke little or no English, many an afternoon was spent in a fringed suede cowgirl outfit calling out, “Hi-yo, […]

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Albany As a State of Mind

by Sandra Foyt

Ask a New Yorker, and he’ll tell you that Albany is the state capital, a city of immigrants best known for its pubs and politics. Head west, and you might get a different answer. Nearly half the states that make up the USA lay claim […]

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Do You Have What It Takes to Score White House Egg Roll Tickets?

by Sandra Foyt

On Easter Monday this April 1, 2013, the hottest ticket in the Northeast will be for the annual White House Egg Roll in Washington, D.C. when more than 30,000 people will swarm the presidential lawns in search of fun games, the Easter Bunny, and the coveted […]

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