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Top Family Vacations and Getaways
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1. Mamoth Cave National Park Family Vacation
Mammoth Cave is the kind of place you’re likely to visit time and again, yet do something new and different each time. The cave—the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Mammoth Cave, KY - Fun With the Family Kentucky

2. Chicago, Illinois Weekend Getaway
Chicago has everything for city lovers: culture, commerce, historic buildings, public transportation, ethnic neighborhoods, chic boutiques, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Chicago, IL - Fodor's Great American Vacations

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On the night of October 16, 1859, John Brown led his band of twenty-one men on an abolitionist-inspired raid of Harpers Ferry. Hoping ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Harpers Ferry, WV - Great Family Vacations: South

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The well-heeled, well-connected, and just plain choosy have been traveling to Hilton Head for years. Why? This island off the southern ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hilton Head Island, SC - Great Family Vacations: South

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Often dubbed “Ohio’s summer playground,” Sandusky and the Lake Erie Islands offer lots of family finds. Sandusky has miles of lake ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sandusky, OH - Great Family Vacations: Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region

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The Lake George, New York, area offers families a rare combination —hundreds of thousands of acres of woodlands, ponds, and lakes ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lake George, NY - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

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Along with being the “Cherry Capital of the World,” the Traverse City, Michigan, area is known as a “Great Lakes Paradise.” This city ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Traverse City, MI - Great Family Vacations: Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region

8. Catskill and Shawangunk Mountains, NY Family Vacation
Mention the word Catskills, and many people still envision the large hotels in Sullivan County where families from New York City once ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Saugerties, NY - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

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In Washington, D.C., prepare to have fun and to feel proud, as our nation’s capital is a city that belongs to all Americans. Even ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

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Although Misty, the pint-size pony, may have made the Chincoteague/ Assateague area famous, there’s a lot more than wild ponies here. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chincoteague, VA - Great Family Vacations: South

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South Dakota’s natural beauty and unusual geological features, plus its Wild West history and Native American presence, combine to ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Rapid City, SD - Great Family Vacations: Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region

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The Monterey Peninsula, 125 miles south of San Francisco, is a scenic stretch of coastline, pine forests, and unmistakable California ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Monterey, CA - Great Family Vacations: West

13. Great Smoky Mountains Family Vacation
Vistas from the overlooks of the Great Smoky Mountains offer a gift to the eye—a series of craggy peaks and soft ridges that roll, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Waynesville, NC - Great Family Vacations: South

14. Cape May, New Jersey Family Vacation
Cape May, New Jersey, a born-again beach town, boasts a historic district with colorfully restored Victorian houses: Turreted, gabled, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cape May, NJ - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

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Treats for baseball fans traveling in the New York City area include Trenton’s waterfront stadium, the venerable Yankee Stadium, brand ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New York, NY - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

16. Hershey and the Pennsylvania Dutch Region, PA Family Vacation
On a visit to Hershey, you can combine the thrills of a theme park with the sweet excesses of chocolate and the simple lifestyle and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hershey, PA - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

17. Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, VA Family Vacation
Colonial Williamsburg is America’s best-known living-history museum. The area served as the capital of Virginia, England’s oldest, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Williamsburg, VA - Great Family Vacations: South

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Chicago, one of the Midwest’s most popular destinations, offers great architecture and art, world-class museums, a top-notch aquarium, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chicago, IL - Great Family Vacations: Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region

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Anaheim/Orange County has been called Southern California’s playground—and for good reason. Anaheim’s future as a dream vacation destination ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Anaheim, CA - Great Family Vacations: West

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Yosemite National Park, on the eastern border of central California, comprises 1,169 square miles that include towering sequoias, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Merced, CA - Great Family Vacations: West

 
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