Top 10 Patriotic Places in the United States

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Happy Independence Day! Each year on July 4th, we celebrate the birth of the United States of America and give special recognition to our history and the freedoms that we enjoy in this great nation. Independence Day is my favorite holiday, so today I’m sharing our Top 10 Patriotic Places in the United States. Katie or I have personally visited each of these

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6 favorite Utah State Parks for families

Favorite Utah State Parks for families |

I’m excited to be partnering with Utah State Parks this year! I love spending our weekends and school holidays exploring outstanding destinations close to home, and state parks always rank high on my list because they are fun, accessible, and inexpensive. Camping, hiking, fishing, four-wheeling and boating are popular activities at many of Utah’s 43 state parks, but that’s not

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It’s a big day!

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There are a million reasons why today is a big day for us, and we owe it all to you. We’ve been watching our statistics carefully the past couple of weeks, knowing that this was coming: Are you wondering exactly what a page view is? When a reader visits our site and looks at a single post (like this one),

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Oslo, Norway, City Guide for Families

Oslo, Norway, City Guide for Families |

Oslo, Norway, is a great place to begin or end a trip to Norway and the fjords. This mid-sized city is built up around Oslo fjord and has beautiful harbor views. Oslo is easy to navigate, with great public transportations options. Norway’s independence from Sweden is recent history (1905), and the pride Norwegians feel in their country is evident. The

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Everything you need to know about Earthbox Inn and Spa

Review of Earthbox Inn and Spa in Friday Harbor for families |

Earthbox Inn and Spa is a stylish motor inn located in Friday Harbor, Washington. It’s a friendly place, and fun for families. Here’s a list of what my family liked about Earthbox Inn, plus extra tips for planning your trip. Conveniently located Earthbox Inn is located a few short blocks from the ferry dock, restaurants, shops and attractions in downtown Friday Harbor.

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6 fun activities for families at The Butchart Gardens

6 fun activities for families at The Butchart Gardens |

When we told people we were going to Victoria, British Columbia, nearly everyone asked, “Are you going to The Butchart Gardens?” Indeed, it’s hard to say that you’ve really visited Victoria if you haven’t seen its world-famous Gardens. But, is it a good choice for families? The Butchart Gardens has nearly one million visitors each year, and summer is the busiest season. By

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