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Need a vacation where it’s warm? How about a quick weekend escape to this sunny coastal getaway?

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Step outside. Is it cold, windy and gray? Snowy even? Yep, those are sure signs winter is upon us. The bright leaves of autumn have faded, the pumpkin-flavored beverages are starting to wane, and the kids already are developing a serious case of cabin fever. But there’s a remedy for all this gloom. Winter’s bitter cold is the perfect excuse to head south with the family for a quick vacation getaway. Read More »

Gateway to Education Adventures: St. Louis

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By Kristen Bailey St. Louis, the Gateway to the West, is also the gateway to adventures in education with so many ways to play—and learn at the same time! Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales or plan a mission to Mars in the many museums of this Midwestern city. The historic Grant’s Farm invites families to visit the cabin of America’s 18th ... Read More »

Southern Summer Fun!

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Families in the South wanting to feel far far away, but not drive for that long, should head over to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for some Southern summer fun. Miles of pristine coastline located right in the heart of South Carolina’s “Grand Strand,” Myrtle Beach is home to a mere 30,000 people but draws a rumored 13 million in tourists annually. Read More »

How to get through rainy days on vacation

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It’s bound to happen, there will be at least one day on vacation where the sun refuses to shine and the family will be trapped in the hotel room. If you’re lucky, the hotel has an indoor swimming pool where you can spend a few hours. But, swimming can’t last forever, so here are a few ways to keep everyone occupied. Read More »