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Colleen Kelly and family at the Schloss Mirabell & Mirabell Gardens, on the steps where The Sound of Music was filmed, from "Family Travel to Salzburg, Austria"

Family Travel to Salzburg, Austria

Austria, in itself, is filled with rich history and beautifully preserved baroque and medieval buildings. It spills over with castles and palaces and is rich in culinary and historical delights...
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Colleen Kelly's daughters at a bavarian restaurant, from "Traveling with Teens to Europe: Munich, Germany"

Traveling with Teens to Europe: Munich, Germany

We all have missed traveling, and this year it seems everyone is back on board to start traveling—or even perhaps, planning that long-awaited European vacation!  This summer, I decided to bite the bullet and took the much anticipated trip with my family to Europe to show my teens Germany, which my husband and I visited
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At Play in Amsterdam and Bruges

Like many large cities, Amsterdam has plenty of things to see and do that are geared towards families. Spend a few days exploring, throw in a long weekend in Belgium’s nearby Bruges, and you’ve got the makings for a great family vacation.
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The Magic of Orlando

Photo Credit: disneyworld.disney.go.com When someone says “dream vacation”, it’s hard not to picture Disney World or Universal Studios. Considered two of the most popular destinations in the U.S., they are a must-visit for families. One of our Family Travel producers recently had the pleasure of visiting Orlando, Florida, with her family, and is ready to
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Family of five holding hands on the beach

3 Simple Ways You Can Afford a Fun Vacation with a Limited Budget

Looking for a way to travel on a budget? Check out our three tips for getting a bang for your buck when planning your next vacation!
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61 National Parks: Classifications, Tips, and Cool Facts

There are presently 61 U.S. National Parks. 20 of them are a stone’s throw away from civilization, 33 are remote or borderline remote, and 8 Parks are very remote. Those near civilization include Acadia, Mount Rainier, Redwood, Rocky Mountain, Badlands, Great Smoky Mountains, Joshua Tree, Hawaii Volcanoes, Haleakala, Zion, Saguaro, Cuyahoga Valley, Mesa Verde, Arches,
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Glamping in the Missouri Ozarks

If you’re like Colleen Kelly, there’s nothing more enlightening than experiencing this world’s natural beauty. There’s hardly a better feeling than waking up in a warm, cozy bed, brewing up a pot of coffee, and drinking it outside in the crisp fall air as you take in the sights and sounds of nature all around
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Top 7 for la Famille à Paris

Paris, the city of light, has so much to offer all age groups. The city has something for everyone. Whether it be exploring the millions of parks, cafes, canals, museums, or just walking through the city itself, there are so many highlights. One of our writers, Lena Mobin, who currently lives in Paris has found
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Tips for an Amazing Family Adventure in Muskegon, Michigan

Three hours from Chicago resides the hidden gem of Muskegon, Michigan. Located on Michigan’s west coast, this lakeside city is an ideal spot for your next family vacation. With plenty of dining, marine experiences, museums and, of course, Michigan’s largest theme park and water park, you and your family will find plenty of activities to
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A Portland, Oregon Family Vacation: Stop and Smell the Roses!

Looking for a unique location for your next family vacation? Then pack your bags for a trip to Portland, Oregon! Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate to grow roses, this eco-friendly city is an ideal place to travel with your family. My sister, Catie Keogh, and I recently returned from a
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A Family Weekend Getaway at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois

A weekend getaway from the big city may not be as far away as you think. Located an hour outside of Chicago is St. Charles, Illinois, a picturesque river town with a plethora of restaurants, eclectic shops, and a lively nightlife scene. The city is also home to the historic and charming Pheasant Run Resort.
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Vienna: A Fascinating Holiday Destination for All the Family

It is that time of the year again when people start thinking about holidays, and spending some quality time together as a family. If you usually spend the holidays away, have you thought about travelling to Vienna? With its captivating modern elegance and rich history, Vienna is a fascinating destination for families. In this article,
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