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Tips for teaching kids to fish: Family fun at any destination

Written by special contributor, Jon Sutton It is occasionally challenging to come up with things to do during family vacations, particularly if you are visiting a place far from big-city civilization. But you can find fishable waters within a short distance of just about any location in the continental US, and most kids love to […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town with Kids

Top 10 things to do in Cape Town with kids

Written by special contributor, Bianca Knauf Are you planning on visiting Cape Town, South Africa with kids in tow? It’s one of the best family-friendly destinations and many of the activities are perfectly aimed at children of any age. From seeing penguins, seals and sharks, to visiting the wave-less shores of the warm Langebaan Lagoon, […]

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ChicagoFamily Staycation | Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel

Chicago family staycation at Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel

I’ve said for years that Chicago is an exceptional place for travelers to live. With its diversity, top-notch art and entertainment, and world-class museums, Chicago residents like myself can “travel” without even leaving the city. Sometimes day trips to different neighborhoods quench the travel thirst. Other times, you just need an overnight staycation to really […]

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Conner Prairie Interactive History Park | Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie: Using the past to shine light on the future in Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie is an interactive history park in Hamilton County, Indiana, and is the state’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate. I mentioned in my Hamilton County overview that Conner Prairie is one of the best historical and educational attractions we have ever visited, and I still stand by that statement. Spanning more than 1,000 wooded acres, Conner Prairie presents […]

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Ultimate Australia Road Trips for Adventurous Families

Ultimate Australia road trips for adventurous families

Written by special contributor, Nicole Noel Hiding some of the most spectacular sights on this humble planet of ours, the continent of Australia truly is every travel lover’s dream-come- true. Whether you enjoy a strong, urban vibe and plenty of picnic opportunities in Melbourne, or prefer to go somewhere off the beaten track such as […]

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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead | Overland Park, Kansas

A delightful day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas

If it hadn’t been for my earlier visit to Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg, I probably would have taken a pass on visiting Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas. Visiting Assiniboine and seeing all the wonderful work being done in the name of education and conservation changed how I think about zoos. […]

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Hamilton County, Indiana

Highlights of Hamilton County, Indiana

Hamilton County, Indiana, lies approximately 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. I’ve been to Indy several times in my life but never stopped to have a look around Hamilton County. After spending a recent weekend there with the kids, I realized all that we’d been missing out on! The “crown jewels” of Hamilton County are the […]

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Family Travel Guide to Curonian Spit, Lithuania

Family travel guide to the Curonian Spit, Lithuania

The Curonian Spit is the most captivating place you’ve never heard of. It is rich in history and full of natural wonders, and it’s an ideal family travel destination. A spit is defined as “a narrow point of land projecting into the sea”, and that’s exactly what the Curonian Spit is. The swath of land extends into […]

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Five items to pack for every trip to keep your family healthy while traveling.

5 items to keep the family healthy while traveling

The following is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. ‘Tis the season… for coughs, colds, and fevers. Those are the kinds of things that could really put a damper on a trip, especially one taken during the already-stressful holidays. In an attempt to prevent or alleviate illness while traveling, […]

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