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Kid Friendly Washington DC: A Capital Place for Children

With the White House home to two First Daughters, the city is stirring with activities for even the youngest DC visitors. Packed with dozens of free, kid-friendly attractions, Washington, DC is an ideal destination for a fun, educational family vacation. And even as the District’s traditionally historic sites continue to amaze and inspire, DC’s new exhibitions and attractions are doing their part to engage the city’s family visitors with interactive experiences. In addition to the city’s most famous family-focused attractions, here’s a list of some kid friendly museums and attractions that you might otherwise miss. Continue reading “Kid Friendly Washington DC: A Capital Place for Children” »

10 Family Activities for a Palm Springs Getaway

After months of the winter blues, it is time to explore an outdoor playground with blooming desert wildflowers, guaranteed sunshine and warm weather. Whether soaring on a giant aerial tram, horseback riding along mountain vistas, or simply relaxing by the pool, here are ten family-friendly activities for a memorable spring vacation Continue reading “10 Family Activities for a Palm Springs Getaway” »

10 Best Amusement Parks for Families in the US

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has released its annual list of the Best Amusement Parks for Families. The list was chosen based on family perks, nearby accommodations and new rides and attractions. Continue reading “10 Best Amusement Parks for Families in the US” »

Los Angeles Residence Inn Hotels

Marriott Residence Inns are terrific places to stay when traveling. The accommodations are comfortable and spacious, much like being at home. I have stayed at several Residence Inns and feel they are a great place to stay. The condo or townhouse accommodations are especially great for extended stays, for business travelers and for families. There are 18 Residence Inns located throughout the Los Angeles area. Continue reading “Los Angeles Residence Inn Hotels” »

Top Ski Resorts in California

Best Places to Ski in California

Mammoth Mountain, California: For those who live on the West coast, you do not need to go as far as you may think to find a great mountain to ski. Mammoth Mountain in the town of Mammoth Lakes, California is a great option for people who want to ski a big mountain but would prefer to drive rather than fly. Continue reading “Top Ski Resorts in California” »