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Where to Stay in Irvine and Dana Point

Irvine Marriott The Irvine Marriott is a great place to stay if you want to be right in the center of all the action. The newly renovated hotel is just minutes from incredible Southern California beaches, amazing shopping at Irvine Spectrum and South Coast Plaza, Disneyland and top rated golf courses. With 496 rooms that
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Beaches of California in Mendocino County, California

Mendocino County Hotels: The Baechtel Creek Inn

Looking for the best Mendocino County hotels? Look no further! The Baechtel Creek Inn is the perfect spot to stay in Mendocino county. The hotel is just a short drive to the majestic California redwoods, the Mendocino coast and many of the wineries California is so well-known for! The inn is perched on a quaint
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Hotels in Buena Park, CA: Where to Stay

Since Orange County is such a hub for entertainment, they have created an extensive collection of accommodations in order to give everyone a great place to stay, regardless of preference, budget, or location. Here are some of our favorite hotels in Buena Park in Orange County! Courtyard Anaheim Buena Park The Courtyard Anaheim Buena Park
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Artesian Hotel in Sulphur Oklahoma

Where to Stay: Hotels in Chickasaw Country

Artesian Hotel and Casino When looking for a hotel in Chickasaw Country it is important to consider location and amenities. We stayed at the Artesian Hotel in Sulphur, Oklahoma and loved it. Their many amenities and gorgeous architecture made it perfectly suited to our needs. Here’s a recap of our experience! The Artesian Hotel is rich
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Sunset at the dude ranch - White Stallion Ranch all-inclusive resort in Tucson, Arizona

Stay in Tucson, Arizona: The White Stallion Ranch

Home to a warm, desert climate, a bustling metro area and a major university, and plenty of cultural attractions and opportunities for activity, Tucson is an ideal family-friendly destination in the great southwest region of the USA. Looking for a relaxing place to stay in Tucson, Arizona? White Stallion Ranch is just the place! At
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Glide Through the Treetops and Sleep In Them Too!

Ziplining is just plain fun for families, and what’s unique about Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux is that there are several different levels of ziplining for everyone in the family. Even little ones who are at least 4 years old can enjoy playing on mini zip lines and ropes courses.
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Five Ways to Ensure a Successful Cruise with Tweens and Teens

One of the best things about cruising is that there are activities, entertainment and food to please every age and interest -- from the babies to the grandparents. I'm finding this to be more true than ever now that my girls are entering the tween and teen years.
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Boca Raton Resort & Club: Surfing & More for the Whole Family

We live in the Chicago area, so when we go on a family vacation to sunny Florida, we like to spend a lot of time at the beach. Each time we go to a new location, we always try something new.
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Wales – the Quirky, the Exceptional, the Record Setting

The gorgeous, Italian-inspired Portmeirion Village is located in Gwynedd, North Wales and has been the central location of television shows and movies. Visitors from around the globe come here to visit for a feel-good adventure in a flavorful town.
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Six Spas that Take an Unconventional Approach to Rejuvenation

From chocolate wraps to salt caves, these treatments are not your average spa fare. Now that spring break is behind us, it’s the perfect time to plan an adult getaway.
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Hitting the High Seas? Cruise Packing Tips for Getting Off to a Great Start

Colleen loves cruising! She has enjoyed several Carnival cruises, and she recently partnered with Carnival to host a series of family travel videos that help users experience the ease and adventure of cruising. Check them out here. Are you thinking about taking your family members on their first cruise? If so, good for you! As
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Five Hotel Tips for a Flawless Family Vacation

When we’re shooting episodes for “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly,” we end up staying in A LOT of hotels, and they are surprisingly all very different! I’ve developed a few tricks that I keep up my sleeve to help me find just the right hotel each time I travel.
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