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Alexandria with Kids – Virginia Family Vacation Guide

VIRGINIA, ALEXANDRIA WITH KIDS – On the banks of the Potomac River, across from Washington, DC, sits the pretty colonial town of Alexandria. Its waterfront location, cobble-stoned streets, and beautifully preserved colonial architecture make it a natural draw for families visiting the capital area and are worth a visit all on their own. If you’re …

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Charlotte with Kids | North Carolina Family Vacation Guide

NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY VACATIONS: Charlotte with Kids – Unsuspecting visitors should know: Charlotte is more than just race cars, sports, and barbecue. It’s a cultural hub created by locals who love where they live and continuously strive to make it better. As a new resident, I’m learning more about the city every day. Here are …

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Dry Tortugas with Kids: Tips for your Florida Family Day Trip

FLORIDA, Dry Tortugas National Park – Ready to plan your day trip to Dry Tortugas with kids? Here are some tips gleaned from our own family’s visit, when we rode the ferry from Key West to Dry Tortugas National Park. Hope they help smooth the way for a most excellent day. What a special place …

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Daring the Day Trip to Dry Tortugas by Ferry | Key West Family Adventure

FLORIDA, Dry Tortugas National Park by Ferry from Key West – With a two-and-a-half-hour ferry boat ride in each direction and three kids who have been known to experience motion sickness just driving across town, attempting the day trip to Dry Tortugas National Park was a bit of a gamble. Still, we were mesmerized by …

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Atlanta with Kids | Georgia Family Vacation Guide

GEORGIA, Atlanta with Kids – Atlanta has long hailed as the Capital of the South, but over the last three years she’s raised the bar even higher. If you’ve got a few days to explore Atlanta with kids, I recommend taking in a mixture of the city’s classic attractions, her new outdoor offerings, while getting …

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Falling for Howard: A Huntsville Love Story (of Sorts)

On a kids-free trip to Huntsville, I met someone. Someone very special… I think that you’ll agree. … I never expected to fall in love with a woman, let alone with a woman who’d been buried more than a century before I set foot in her home state of Alabama. But “Howard” wasn’t like most …

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Adirondack Park with Kids | New York Family Vacation Guide

NEW YORK, Adirondack Park with Kids – Kids get back to nature in a big way at the Adirondack Park. With over six million acres, Upstate New York’s forest preserve is larger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Parks combined. Birch and spruce covered Adirondack Mountains, over 10,000 lakes, …

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DeKalb County with Kids – Northeast Alabama Family Vacation Guide

NORTHEAST ALABAMA, DeKalb County with Kids – “Do you see that dark triangle up there?” Our guide kept his flashlight fixed on the same dark spot overhead. “That’s a shark’s tooth.” I chuckled for a moment, until I realized he was completely serious. There, in the northeastern corner of Alabama, in a vast cavern in …

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