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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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Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids | Hiking the Navajo Loop Trail

UTAH, Hiking Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids –  The Navajo Loop trail is short, vertical, and offers some gorgeous hiking with changing vistas within Bryce Canyon. With the rim elevation varying between 8,000 and 9,000 feet and intense summer sun, we planned to take it slow and easy with the kids. To our surprise, …

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Ziplining Louisiana Style with Gators & Friends | Shreveport Family Fun

SHREVEPORT, Gators & Friends – Ziplining over alligator-infested waters wasn’t the first thing I envisioned when I heard about a family-friendly “exotic petting zoo” located just outside of Shreveport, Louisiana. Nor was it anything I’d expected to do when packing my bags for the annual conference of the North American Travel Journalists Association, held just 10 minutes away. But …

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Dinosaur National Monument with Kids: Tips from Our Jurassic Pilgrimage

JENSEN, UTAH: Dinosaur National Monument with Kids – You can talk about dinosaurs, digs, and paleontology until the Camarasaurus come home, but mere conversations will never compare with the experience of visiting Dinosaur National Monument with your children. The first thing you should know if want to visit Dinosaur National Monument on your family road trip …

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