Top 10 Things to Do in the Outer Banks Now

The Outer Banks is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. Commonly referred to as the OBX, this National Seashore is one of the most ideal places in America for a family vacation. With...

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Why You Should Vacation in Costa Rica

Did you know that Costa Rica has no army, a 98% literacy rate, and married women keep their last name? They also have great coffee and live the Pura Vida life. These are just some of the reasons to put...

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Provincetown, MA

Living in New England, Cape Cod is our ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. From Vermont, we can make it to the Cape in under six hours. I recently used HomeAway to find us the best Cape Cod vacation rental...

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How to Choose the Perfect Summer Vacation Rental

Most families take a vacation at some point during the summer. With school out for a few months, it is an ideal time to take a road trip, go to Europe or head to the beach for a week. Hotels...

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5 Vacation Rentals You Wish You Had Booked

Did you know that a weekly vacation rental is likely to be less expensive than staying in a single hotel room for 7 nights? Don't get me wrong, I love a luxury hotel room just as much as the next girl....

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Montreal in the Fall

In the fall, I get the "7-week itch". The kids are back in school, we are knee-deep in sports, homework and after-school activities. I feel like the family could use a quick vacation to regroup and there is no...

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HouseTrip Vacation Rentals in Playa del Carmen

My family has been vacationing in Mexico for the last several years. We have become very fond of the Yucatan Peninsula. When an opportunity to stay in Playa del Carmen came up, I was glad to explore yet another...

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Where to Stay on Eleuthera Bahamas

Eleuthera Bahamas is known for its pink sand beaches, turquoise ocean, and secluded snorkeling spots. It is a small outer island of the Bahamas, just a short flight from Nassau. What might surprise some visitors is the lack of resorts...

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