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College Towns that Families Love-Weekly Digest-3/7/13

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College Towns that Families Love

Thursday March 7, 2013

We found college towns that families love and are chock full of fun activities. Check out the festivals, museums, nature, and nods to history that they play host to. And don’t forget to cheer on the local team!Family Friendly College Towns

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Do you have college town pride you are dying to share with you kids?“ – TravelPangs

Where did you go to college? Have you taken you kids back there and what did they think of it?



The bus in Oahu” – Kelly

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Travel to New Zealand with a 4 & 2 yr old from Calgary “ – DowMomma2

Hi. Has anyone taken their small children on a trip like this? If so, what did you find to be the best travel snack containers or did you use only pre-packaged snacks? What types of entertainment d…

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More Family Friendly College Towns

  • California: Berkeley home to UC Berkeley
  • California: Palo Alto home to Stanford University
  • California: Westwood, CA, home to UCLA
  • California: A Family Vacation in Santa Cruz, home to UC Santa Cruz
  • California: San Luis Obispo home to Cal Poly SLO
  • California: Riverside home to UC Riverside
  • Colorado: Boulder home to the University of Colorado Boulder
  • Connecticut: Find family fun on an Ivy League level in New Haven home to Yale University
  • Florida: Tallahassee home to FAMU and Florida State University (FSU)
  • Florida: Tampa Bay home to the University of South Florida
  • Nebraska: Happiest little town: Lincoln, NE, home to the University of Nevada
  • New Jersey: Fun in downtown Princeton and the campus of Princeton University
  • Oregon: Corvallis home to Oregon State University
  • Virginia: See Thomas Jefferson’s handprint on the college town of Charlottesville home to the University of Virginia
  • Washington: Bellingham home of Western Washington University
  • Wisconsin: Madison Home to the University of Wisconsin

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