Family Guide to Washington, DC

We fell in love with Washington, DC on our family's first trip to the city last year. Since then the kids have been begging to go back. There are so many monuments and historic buildings to see that it most...

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Where to Eat in Lake Placid

On a recent weekend visit to Lake Placid, we quickly found out that 48 hours was not nearly enough time to sample all of the area restaurants that we would have liked. However the ones we did try, we can...

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Highlights From a Trip to Washington, DC

Three days was barely enough to scratch the surface on a recent trip to Washington, DC with the kids. But we managed to jam in 2-3 things a day, sometimes more. With museums, memorials, government buildings, galleries and other...

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Top Tips for Family Travel to Washington, DC

Washington, DC has been on my family travel bucket list for several years.  I have just been waiting for the right time to bring the kids. For us, that meant when they were old enough to have the stamina...

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Travel Book Review: The Family Traveler’s Handbook

  Traveling with kids can be daunting if you have never done it before. The planning, the packing, the car ride, the plane ride, the hotel...the list goes on and on.  With a little know-how, traveling with your family can...

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A Hotel’s Warm Welcome

After a long day of travel, nothing says welcome like a little something extra left in our hotel room by the staff.  My family really appreciates finding these treats when we arrive.  It makes us feel extra special. Often when...

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7 Things You Should Know About Montreal

Snow Shoeing at Night I never thought my first trip through Mount Royal Park would be trekking on snowshoes, or for that matter at night. However, after strapping on these large racket-shaped frames designed to keep me from falling through the...

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One Love for U2 – We Get to Share It

My husband and I have been U2 fans for more than 25 years. Collectively we have seen them over 30 times, across 3 countries, and in countless cities with many friends. However, we hadn't seen them with our children. Our kids...

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