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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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If Cats Could Type in Key West: A Visit to the Hemingway Home Museum

Their eyes combed the lush jungle landscape as we stood waiting at the gated entrance to 907 Whitehead Street. With a quiet gasp from my travel companions, the first orange splash of cat appeared, a bold stroke sauntering on four legs before the chartreuse shutters of the porch. It paused for a moment, gazing toward …

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Huntsville with Kids – Alabama Family Travel Guide

ALABAMA, Huntsville with Kids – Any self-respecting space travel enthusiast will tell you that a visit to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is compulsory when visiting Hunstville with kids, and after having so much fun on my own visit, I won’t argue with that  (click here for my feature review with tips if you …

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History on the Rocks: Diving into the Key West Shipwreck Museum

FLORIDA, Key West Shipwreck Museum with Kids – “Wreck ashore!” wasn’t always the bad news it may sound like to us today. In fact, in the Key West of the mid 1800s, where as many as one hundred ships might pass by in a day and shipwrecks appeared off the coast as often as once …

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To the Moon: Visiting Huntsville’s U.S. Space and Rocket Center

HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: The U.S. Space and Rocket Center – In my kitchen, above the breakfast table, you’ll see a photo of Albert Einstein playing the violin with one of his most famous quotes printed below: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to …

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