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Holiday Gift Guide: gifts for families who love to travel

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Families Who Love to Travel

Image by: Bigstock/Hannamariah ‘Tis the season for family traditions, staying warm by the fire, and like it or not, gift giving. And although the process of giving and receiving gifts should be a welcome one, busy schedules, high prices, and competing stores can demand a lot on a busy family. After pouring through gift guides and […]

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Monday Madness: Win a Ski Vacation

Image Courtesy of Shutterstock/gorillaimages Welcome to Ski Week and the 2015 Ski Week Giveaway Ski season is almost upon us. The leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and winter is on its way. What better way to gear up for winter than with a ski vacation giveaway? We have two prizes perfect for families […]

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Three National Parks in Three Days: Tunnel Tree Sequoia National Park Photo by: Tina Buell

Visit National Parks for Free with Your Fourth Grader

We love our national parks. And while we recommend that families explore these parks with children of any age, from birth all the way up through adulthood, some age groups provide exceptional opportunities for visits. For many families, this magical age is fourth grade, when kids begin having a great grasp at reading comprehension, are developing critical thinking skills […]

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7 Star Wars Locations to Visit with Your Family

The 2015 launch of the much-anticipated Star Wars sequel has fans of the uber successful SciFi series in drooling over all things Star Wars related. To prepare yourself for the December 18th release of “Episode VII, The Force Awakens,” we have rounded up a few of the best places on this planet to take your Star […]

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