BEE FAMILY CENTENNIAL FARM MUSEUM

BEE FAMILY CENTENNIAL FARM MUSEUM

The Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum, National Register Historic District, will open for the 2018 season on May 5. It is open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and is located… Read More Here

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Keeping Kids Happy

Keeping Kids Happy

Let Deer Valley’s state-licensed children’s center entertain kids who are pre-ski (they’ll take 2 months to 12 years) or post-ski (i.e. tuckered out) so you can ski in peace. There’s also an award-winning ski school (not just for kids) so beginning skiers can learn the proper safety and technique for the best day ever. They’ll have more fun without you, too.

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Join us on a History Tour of Downtown Tucson

Join us on a History Tour of Downtown Tucson

Sunday, February 18, 2018

When we will be in search of George Hand’s Tucson
as it was in the 1870’s.

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JOIN DADELAND MALL TO CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR, THE YEAR OF THE DOG

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February Trailhead: Hydro Flask Giveaway | Sled Dogs | Aprés-ski | Surf Bend

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BILLY THE KID MUSEUM IN FORT SUMNER

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Get the New Mexico True Adventure Guide Here

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Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrating Sports in American Communities coming to the Pioneer Florida Museum

Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrating Sports in American Communities coming to the Pioneer Florida Museum

Baseball. Soccer. Hockey. Bowling. Kickball. Surfing. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and many others. Still more gather on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. Nowhere do Americans more intimately connect to sports than in their hometowns. The Pioneer Florida Museum & Village in cooperation with […] Read More Here

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Experience everything the waters of Tampa Bay have to offer!

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AN AIR BOAT ADVENTURE IN THE EVERGLADES

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Attend The John’s Pass Seafood Festival

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ALLIGATOR ATTRACTION AT JOHN’S PASS VILLAGE ADOPTS NEW PRICING STRUCTURE & INTRODUCES NEW ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary with Pioneer Park Days

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MOM & POP RESTAURANT BRINGS THE SPANISH FIESTA TO MIAMI VISITORS AND LOCALS

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Experience everything the waters of Tampa Bay have to offer!

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary with Pioneer Park Days

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Florida Ranch Days Returns to Little Everglades Ranch, Dade City, FL on Feb 10 & 11, 2018.

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Timucua presents Latin Jazz Nights

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Things to Do this Weekend in Southern Arizona

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PANAMA CITY BEACH: THE 18 BEST EVENTS TO EXPERIENCE IN 2018

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SIRATA BEACH RESORT BEGINS 15 MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION

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SIRATA BEACH RESORT BEGINS 15 MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION
“Play More” takes on a meaning all of its own at the new and improved resort set to premiere fall 2018 St. Pete Beach, Fla. – January 22, 2018 – Sirata Beach Resort, located directly on the Gulf of Mexico has announced that a 15 million dollar renovation is underway set to be premiered late […] Read More 

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HYATT REGENCY CLEARWATER BEACH RESORT & SPA COMPLETES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATIONS

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Museum of Discovery and Science presents IKEA Design Nation

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Seven Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in Florida Offering Inviting “Escape The Cold” Rates Through March 31st

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12 OUTDOOR ADVENTURES TO TAKE THIS YEAR

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12 OUTDOOR ADVENTURES TO TAKE THIS YEAR
A cheat sheet to make your 2018 extraordinary.

Jen Anderson, Author
The new year is full of hope, promise and endless beauty in all seven regions of Oregon. Will you summit a new peak? Try fat biking or float the river for the first time? Take the family on a scenic snowshoe trip or moonlight paddle?

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Tristin and his Snowman

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It Snowed In Logansport LA

It snowed in Logansport LA – 50 miles south of Shreveport… Kendray Owens up real early and playing in the fresh snow… NO SCHOOL TODAY!

 

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You Tube Channel Coming Soon To The Family Traveler

I am excited to let you all know that in a couple of weeks we are going live on You Tube! Our channel will feature live stream videos and all our advertisers will get a plug in on our destination videos. As soon as the information is available to us we will share it here on The Family Traveler…

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New Destination Blogs

I love to travel with my family and this summer, my plans are to go to new and exciting destinations… no, not leaving the country any time soon Guys! But my concentration right now is on the West Coast – Washington, Oregon and California. I’m not excluding the Gulf Coastal states or the Eastern Coastal United States either. This year, I will be concentrating heavily on the West Coast for the summer months with the Eastern half for early Spring and the Fall months.

 

Having said that I do want to plug in a few websites that are new. I’d like for everyone to take a peak and let us know what you think. They are new and lacking in content right now but as the weeks pass, my plans are to change all that. I’ve started my contact database for the west coast area. Before long these sites will be saturated with delicious stories and pictures from all three states and beyond! Here are the blog sites: Oregon Family Travel Host (New), https://oregonfamiltravelhost.wordpress.com; West Coast Family Traveler (New), https://westcoastfamilytraveler.wordpress.comCalifornia Family Travel Host, http://californiafamilytravelhost.wordpress.com; and Washington Family Travel Host (New), washigntonfamilytravelhost.wordpress.com.

 

Come on everybody – lets plan some road trips! We’d lobe to hear about yours. Email pictures and stories to The Family Traveler at marcies1960@aol.com.

 

 

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Where Kids Really Want To Go On Vacation

Where Kids Really Want To Go On Vacation

by Marcella Simmons

 

It is interesting to hear kids talk about vacation time and the places they want to go, and why. What is more fun is taking the information they give you and building a road trip around it, if you can. Open your ears and really listen while they are talking about destinations. They will sometimes reveal a certain place or thing they want to see or do.

 

This week, I interviewed my three young grandsons, Kendray, age six, Tristin, age ten and Nicolas age thirteen about where they really wanted to go on vacation this year. The three boys are frequent travelers and have traveled to several states, camped and hiked in the highest mountains of Colorado, rafted some of the roughest rapids for amateur rafters, and enjoyed being on long road trips with grandparents for not two, not three, but four weeks at a time!

 

The answers varied because of the age difference but if you’ll take two minutes to read on, I will reveal to you some of the places they want to go to this year, and why.

 

The youngest of the three, Kendray answered in a shy little voice, “I want to go to New York this year. They have the tallest buildings in the world and I want to go up an elevator to the tip top.”

 

Now you have it, Folks! New York; a six-year-old child’s dream vacation for it’s tall buildings. I would have expected something like Florida so he could go to Disney World, but instead he chose New York.

 

In a separate interview, Tristin said he wants to go on a cruise to Mexico. “I just want to play in the water park on a cruise,” Tristin commented. “That would be so cool!”

 

Nicolas, on the other hand, wants to fly to Beijing, China. “I read in a book about Beijing and how beautiful it is and just want to go there on vacation one year.”

 

Kids have different ideals and notions about why they want to vacation at certain places. I am not sure when we’ll get to New York or take the cruise to Mexico or fly to China but hopefully someday these boys will get the vacation of their dreams. But sometimes just knowing what kids wants and why is a good reason to plan a trip according to their wishes. They know what they want and where they want to go, and why!

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How to Plan a Cruise Vacation

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Save the Date: The 21st Annual Kumquat Festival is Quickly Approaching

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FREE PASS PROMOTION RETURNS TO MIAMI SEAQUARIUM

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Legendary Guide Steve Huff Headlines Florida Fly Fishing Expo

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Road Trip April 2018: Destination Santa Fe, NM

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Join Us

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Walrus Calves Make Their Public Debut at SeaWorld

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Accepting the challenge of a new year

 

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Visiting the Central Arkansas Nature Center

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