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Traveling With Your Pet

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Taking your pet on a vacation is a great way to bond and have quality time. Just like every member of your family, your pet has special needs that should be considered before you just get in the car and go. Here are a few tips to make sure your

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Top 5 Reasons Why Silverton, Colorado Should Be Your Next Adventure Destination

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If you're looking for adventure then Silverton, Colorado should be at the top of your list. The legendary scenery has always been there of course, but a new endeavor called Polaris Adventures is changing the way we see it. Rock Pirates Backcountry Adventures is the Polaris Adventures outfitter in Silverton.…

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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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4 Tricks to a Memorable Outing With Your Kid

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Are you planning a fun-filled adventure with your tiny tot, but you’re not sure if you're doing it right? Fret not, we can help you plan the next outing with your  kid with our mom-azing travel tips. 4 Tricks to a Memorable Outing With Your Kid Although traveling with your

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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.

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

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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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