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8 Tips to Survive a Family Road Trip

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The ultimate test of a family's strength or sanity is going on a family road trip. This doesn't have to be a cross country road trip but anything over 2 hours usually will do it. Let's face it, putting more than 3 people in a vehicle filled with luggage…

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How to Get Away for Spring Break with Your Family

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Get away for Spring Break! The world is out there, so how do you choose where to go? Consider what your family loves to do together and where the best place to do that would be. How to Plan a Family Spring Break Here are some ideas for travel destinations…

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Road Trip Time: 4 Ways to Reduce Travel Costs

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If you’re planning a road trip this summer you’re probably already cringing at the price of gas. But even with high gas prices, a road trip can still be cheaper—and often more fun—than a vacation that involves flying. However, unexpected expenses and poor planning can quickly inflate a road trip…

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Family Travel: Visiting “The Stockyards” in Fort Worth, Texas

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Last month, my family and I traveled for the weekend to Fort Worth, Texas. Our son attends the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas which is about 30 miles away, so we decided to "play tourist" and visit some of the surrounding area. Fort Worth is REAL Texas.…

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7 Tips for Successful Summer Staycations

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Since 2009, I’ve organized summer field trips. When I started, my daughters were just 4 and 2 years old, now they’re 8 and 6 and we’re still having fun.

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Our summer field trips were born out of necessity. As a young mom, I learned that if I

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Cleveland: Fun Cleveland Area Attractions For Families

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From downtown Cleveland to the shores of Lake Erie, from amusement parks to islands, the Cleveland area offers fun for every member of the family. I've compiled a list of my favorite area attractions for families. Cedar Point Amusement Park Cedar Point was recently rated The Best Amusement Park in…

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