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Results tagged with 'Vacation'

Articles (22) - Blogs (5)



Happy hoteling with kids

Published March 3, 2014

Traveling with kids is often not relaxing and it can be downright perturbing. Choosing the right hotel can help limit the amount of vacation stress a family experiences.


How do you vacation?

Published Jan. 16, 2014

What's your plan for actually unplugging, slowing down and recharging on vacation? I really want to know.


11 tips for surviving a family trip to Orlando

Published Nov. 11, 2013

Until last week, I'd visited Orlando twice. Once, when I was about 5, and once on my way back from spring break when I was 21. Neither really prepared me for the Florida family vacation we took with my wife and 5-year-old daughter, but it turned out to be as perfect - maybe more so - than I could imagine.


How to road trip like a boss

Published Nov. 8, 2013

After driving my 12-year-old front wheel drive SUV 2241 miles in three days through a nasty autumn storm system, I consider myself fit to give a bit of advice on how to road trip like a boss.


Suggestions for a low-stress road trip with kids

Published July 27, 2013

With enough planning, boundary setting and a few tricks up the sleeve, taking a car trip with kids can be a great experience. Here are 10 suggestions for road tripping with little people. Don't worry, singing "99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall" did not make the list.

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Reader blogs:


I was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. While most parents took their brood on cramped road trips in the summer, my large family stayed home.There was never any money to go on vacations and we did not always have a working vehicle.Imagine two perky parents and two grumpy kids in the backseat. N...

LA LA Land: Population 1

Good evening folks. Please keep those seat beats securely buckled. Why not sit back and relax? It is a quick flight there and back.  Today's flight plan is to La La land.  Ah La La Land, not as in glitzy Los Angeles or neon Las Vegas. This destination is never that far away.  Th...

Sleepless in Seattle star

Day 2 - June 26, 2009 SEATTLE- Went out to dinner tonight and had a cheese and tomato sandwich at Athenian Inn seafood restaurant in the Pike Place Market and met the Louise Cromwell.She's the owner of the restaurant, 91-years-old and helps where she can, carry a plate, clean a table, and host...

Seattle tour begins

Day 1 - Arrive in Seattle           June 24, 2009  SEATTLE - Back in November 2008 while paging through Runners World magazine I found an ad for the Rock 'n' Roll marathon in Seattle. I signed up online and bought my plane ticket.  Arriv...

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