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20 Reasons to Visit the Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   Is there any scent as lovely as a lilac? Light and sweet, the scent of this delicate purple flower is as fleeting as the summer. We think that it deserves to be celebrated while it’s around! And we aren’t the only ones! Michigan’s Mackinac Island Lilac Festival is an annual 10-day celebration of all […]
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Best Travel Bed For Baby, Their Gear & How To Get Them To Sleep On The Road

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   Oh, the joy of traveling with little ones! As every parent knows, going on road trips with a baby or toddler can be an adventure on its own. Making sure that your tiny traveler gets a good night sleep in a safe place is essential. Enter the travel crib, the unsung hero of family […]
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Best Activities in Seattle for Father’s Day

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   There are many places to celebrate Father’s Day but since my family lives in Seattle, this is where we do it. We’ve found all the great family activities to bring the family closer. Or if Dad wants to go off on his own for a while (since Mom might have gotten a break on […]
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Nine Cities to Visit in Honor of Juneteenth

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   Juneteenth became a thing because of a problem. After the end of the Civil War and slavery with it, Confederate-controlled areas withheld the news that the Emancipation Proclamation abolished slavery on January 1, 1863. It took another two and a half years for Union troops to finally arrive in Galveston Bay, Texas, to finally […]
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2024 Father’s Day Gift Guide for Traveling Dads

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   For many of us, fathers are where we first picked up our taste for travel. Whether road tripping with Dad or fly fishing with Grandpa, these men inspired a lifelong love of family adventure and new experiences. So it’s only fitting that we say thank you with these travel-ready Father’s Day gifts for the […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   No one can ever say that Traverse City is the pits. Even though every summer since 1925, the Cherry Capital of the World turns into a hub of family-friendly fun, attracting over 500,000 visitors to the National Cherry Festival celebrating the region’s rich cherry heritage. My three boys look forward to the annual festival, which […]
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From Coast to Coast, Celebrate America with these Fourth of July Parades

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   Break out your red, white, and blue ensembles, fire up the BBQ, and practice your best star-spangled singing, Fourth of July isn’t just another holiday–it’s America’s birthday, and everyone’s invited. From small-town festivities to big-city productions, parades are as all-American as it gets when it comes to celebrating our nation’s birthday. So, whether you’re […]
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Newport Dunes: A Glamorous Way To Camp

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   There comes a time in many people’s lives when a great vacation involves a bed. Maybe not for everyone, but for this mom, even adventure has its limit. And by all this, I’m referring to camping. Camping is great, but glamping is better!  Luckily, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina has this mom covered. […]
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9 Memorial Day Weekend Getaways for the Whole Family

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   With warm days lingering longer into the afternoon and the sun shining brighter, everyone knows that Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Show your gratitude for our veterans and relish in the freedom and liberties you enjoy with a Memorial Day weekend getaway with your family to one of […]
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Get Your Toes Wet at These 8 Best Turks & Caicos Family Resorts

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   Here are the postcard perfect scenes that await families traveling to Turks and Caicos: Reefs with technicolor sea life floating between pink and orange fans visible a hundred feet away through crystal water. Sand so white, its reflection bounces off a sapphire sky until sunset, when the warm yellow sunrays melt into the ocean.  […]
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How to Plan the Ultimate Washington D.C. Trip with Kids

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   With free attractions and some of the world’s best museums, visiting Washington, D.C. with kids is one of the best family vacations. But somehow, despite all the benefits of this kid-friendly vacation spot, our family found ourselves wandering around the National Mall, two miles from our hotel, with no food in sight. This is […]
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5 Best Weekend Getaways in Washington State for Families

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   No matter how many times our family rides a ferry out of the Seattle area – across sparkling Elliott Bay in Puget Sound – we get excited. Even us weary parents feel like kids when the big boat comes to dock at the ferry terminal. As Seattle residents, our family is fortunate to have […]
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Rush Creek Lodge & Spa: My Favorite Way to Do Yosemite

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   My oldest son and I visited Rush Creek Lodge & Spa in Yosemite in late March for his birthday. He was turning 14! As an avid adventurer, mountain biker, and budding photographer, this trip was the ultimate birthday present. Before leaving, we were warned that snow might still cover the mountain trails, but we […]
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Room Reveal! Wine Stone Inn – Old Town Orcutt, Santa Maria Valley

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https://lafamilytravel.com -   When we visited Santa Maria Valley for our anniversary weekend, the Wine Stone Inn in Old Town Orcutt hosted our stay. Tucked into the northern part of Santa Barbara County, this was an unexpected modern oasis in a charming small town. The wine bar downstairs set the perfect tone for what awaited us as […]
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