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Rafting in West Virginia

West Virginia Tourism: Top 10 Things for Families to Do in West Virginia

West Virginia Tourism: We have the top 10 things to do in West Virginia like whitewater rafting, canoeing, & history exploring, to snowshoing & geocaching.

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How to Help Your Kids Explore Family History Through Travel

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Wavebreak Media Ltd My kids have a hodgepodge of ethnic backgrounds. Take one Russian grandfather and one Polish grandmother, add two Anglo-Irish-Welsh grandparents and three religions, and they are the cultural equivalent of mixed nuts. I would love to take them on a whirlwind tour of their roots from Dublin to Vladivostok, […]

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Special thanks to Texas Tourism, Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Mocha Dad for their great suggestions for Kid-Friendly holiday events in Houston, Texas.

Celebrate the Holidays in Houston, TX with the Family

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas all over the Gulf Coast of Texas with big city lights and fabulous shopping opportunities. Finding the spirit of the season with kids means lots of fun excitement with visiting Santa, watching eye-popping light displays, and visions of dancing sugar plums.

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Tallahassee

Top 10 Things for Families To Do in Tallahassee

Photo by: Marisa Langford Florida’s Capital City, Tallahassee, might not be your final destination but it should definitely be on your list of places to pit stop while visiting the Sunshine State. This natural city is lined with gorgeous live oaks, over 600 miles of trails, and perfect temperatures year round. Explore the deeply rooted history of […]

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Favorite US History Museums for Kids

Favorite U.S. History Museums with Kids

Teaching our kids about the history of the country we call home is an important task, but where to start? We’ve rounded up a few favorite U.S. history museums to visit with kids.

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Freedom Trail Tour

Road School: American Revolution Field Trip to Boston and Philadelphia

The ultimate payoff for this trip was answering my nephews’ questions about the Revolutionary War and the reasons why things unfolded as they did, discussing whether King George in England was fair in his expectation of colonists, and posing the question of which side they would be on. They now knew enough and had seen […]

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