Category Archives: National Park

There’s more to Florida besides Disney World!

The Magic Kingdom acts like a huge magnet to anyone with children, especially for families planning a trip during the winter school vacation time. Marketing for all the major Orlando attractions is very strong, particularly in the Northeast, and few … Continue reading

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Beacon of Hope

The Statue of Liberty, a gift from from the people of France to the people of the United States in 1886 was designated a National Monument in 1926. Together with Ellis Island, it is called Liberty ParkĀ and is the symbol … Continue reading

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Child Centered Trip….NOT!

We started travelling when I was 3 years old and I know there probably were plenty of times I sat there, stuck in the middle of the backseat of the 1955 Chevy station wagon, that my inner voice screamed, “ARE … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Hawaiian ride

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Photo of the Day-Denali

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Springtime in Colorado

Once upon a time, a kazillion years ago (my husband, who is a scientist, will mutter I COULD be a bit more precise) this land was different than it is now. Different formations of mountains and waters, different climate, different … Continue reading

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