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

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Jun 24, 2019 / 0 comments

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

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May 27, 2019 / 0 comments

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.

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

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

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

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.

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The Importance of Travel for Young, Developing Minds

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

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Jun 03, 2018 / 0 comments

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.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 19, 2018 By Josh Garrick

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of May 19, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

What to do with your kid at the airport?

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May 16, 2018 / 2 comments

You've got a lot of stuff, you're tense, you're tired, you're waiting for a plane, and you have a 4 year old (or a 6 yr old or a 9 yr old - they're all restless at the airport).  Maybe you have one hour to relax before the first flight or, perhaps, you have 4 hours to enjoy on a layover.  Yes!  "relax" and "enjoy".


Great Family Vacation – American Factory Bound

Great Family Vacation – American Factory Bound

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Why You Need to Try Bravo Cucina Italiana's Spring Promotion

On the perfect spring evening, with a warm sun and a clear blue sky, we were lucky enough to dine al fresco at Bravo Cucina Italiana - and sample their spring promotion.

Why You Need to Try Bravo Cucina Italiana's Spring Promotion - for one, those gorgeous spring drinks!