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Mom's Guide to the Most Relaxing Vacation Places in the US

Lexa Pennington's picture

Attention all moms! Do you need a break from the rigors of life? Some time to relax, unwind, and recharge your batteries?

Of course you do.

Luckily, the US has many great vacation destinations that will help you do just that. Here are seven such places. 

Mom's Guide to the Most Relaxing Vacation Places in the US

How to Save Money and Time: Expert Shares Top Travel Planning Tips

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

The more you save, the more you can travel–that’s my motto. And saving money (and time) are critical factors to remember when you are planning your travels. Sure, we’ve all heard budget travel tips…but which ones to believe?

Here are my top travel planning tips for saving both money AND time on your journeys. Hint: the main concept here is research!

3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members

Lexa Pennington's picture
Family travel, multigenerational travel, family reunions–there are many ways to travel with your relatives (and nuclear family). And, it’s important! Here are 3 reasons to travel with your family…and a few tips on successful travel with kids:
 
3 Reasons You Should Travel With Your Family Members
 

You’ll create strong bonds

An Overview of All-Inclusive Family Resorts

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What Is an All Inclusive Family Resort? 

An all-inclusive family resort is an all-inclusive resort that caters to families. It is in stark contrast to resorts that prohibit children or even people under 50. There are all-inclusive resorts that will allow children, but an all-inclusive family resort is designed for families. They stand out in the range of child friendly activities and amenities they offer. 

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium

by Culinary Spelunker / Jun 24, 2019 /
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Reimagined from the bones of an old fish cannery, the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, stands apart as one of the top aquariums in the world. The expansive 3.3-acre, 320,000-square-foot facility melds into the Monterey Bay taking advantage of its unique position as part of a National Marine Sanctuary.

5 Family-Friendly Eco Destinations in Kissimmee, Florida

by Culinary Spelunker / May 27, 2019 /
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Chances are if you’ve visited Orlando, Florida, home to theme park behemoths Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida and others, you’ve also been to Kissimmee, its sister city just to the south. The two cities meld into one another – and yet for families looking to break up their days in the theme parks with some natural sites you can only find in Central Florida, Kissimmee offers the the perfect starting point.

The Hobbit Onstage: A Magical World Premiere at Children’s Theatre Company

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Wander with us down to Lake-town and delve into the Lonely Mountain, at Children’s Theatre Company World Premiere Production of The Hobbit.

Take the Classroom on the Road: The Benefits of a Traveling Education

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So much of a student’s education takes place in a classroom, reading textbooks, or in front of a computer, but there are so many more ways to learn. Traveling gives students a powerful avenue for experiencing the world and applying their lessons to real-life scenarios.

The Importance of Travel for Young, Developing Minds

Lexa Pennington's picture

Travel is invaluable for young minds which are still in the developmental stages of life. For example, children who travel are exposed to various cultures and ways of life, thus, broadening their mental horizons as well as their tolerance and acceptance of people coming from many different walks of life. A child who has experienced other lifestyles tends to be more open to different lifestyles, cultures, and worldviews. 

Top Tips for Budget Family Travel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 03, 2018 /
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It’s important to take your kids when you travel – not only are you exposing them to the world, but you’re teaching collaboration, patience, great food, different cultures, languages, history, and more. But it can be expensive to take everyone, while you’re traveling.

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