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Travelling on a Budget? Check out Bed and Breakfast Lodging Options

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For many people, travelling to areas previously unseen is not just a hobby, but more of a passion, an ingredient for a rewarding and fulfilling life. Travel is a popular activity in America, but there are only some who consider it something they cannot do without. The thrill of finding new, beautiful places, scenic wonders, interesting local cultures and cuisine and fun, new activities to take part in while on vacation all come together and make the prospect of travel so interesting to many people. While there are some people who have enough resources to travel first class and stay in large, luxurious resource, for many, the thrill of real travel lies in budget trips, where you just set out with a backpack full of bare necessities, travel cheap, and stay and eat in low-cost establishments while enjoying you


When Was the Last Time Your Family Went Camping?

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It took some major planning, but you are going to be able to fit in one more get away this summer. Although your older daughter left for her second year of college by the end of July, your family was able to spend some vacation time together on Memorial weekend. Working around a required visit for some follow up visits to see a doctor, your family of four was able to spend a five day weekend at some family vacation cabins. Because the follow up doctor appointments were for your college daughter’s ankle surgery, however, you did not really get to enjoy the lake stay as much as you would have wanted.
Family Cabin Camping Is a Great Way to Enjoy Long Weekends Away from the Hectic Schedule of Work and School
Summers go to fast and families often face the arrival of fall wishing that they


Are You Looking for Affordable Commuting Options for Work?

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Some call it the welcoming process. Some call it rush. No matter what name it goes by, this is the week where many first year college women are being introduced to college sororities on both small and large campuses across America. the pictures will be posted. The bids will be given. And the offers will be accepted. In almost all cases, however, the women who decide to accept a bid to the college sorority of their choice will still find themselves in the cramped dorm rooms instead of the more posh setting of the sorority house. Those rooms are most often reserved for the second year members, as most campuses and parents agree that staying in a dorm is often the best transition piece for the first year in college.
And just as many college freshmen will be adjusting to living in a much smaller dorm ro


Choose Your Own Adventure Camping Style

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When is the last time that you were able to spend quality time with your whole family? Chances are, when you do happen to get everyone together, there are plenty of distractions, from work calls or stress to social texts to homework to sports to media. And chances are quite good that you often feel that you are competing with some sort of device for the attention of your family members. If that does not seem true, it could be because your family members are the ones competing with your devices for attention. Your family is probably overdue for a good family vacation.

Finding the right vacation theme and destination
Some families have a very strong set of common interests that they can all share, which provides for excellent opportunities for bonding. However,


Quick Tips to Make Your Next Family Road Trip Bicker-Proof

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Well they are finally approaching, the dreaded dog days of summer. The days that make you beg for the cooling mercy of fall and winter. But as the summer comes to a toasty close, instead of hunkering down at home blasting the air conditioning and licking ice cubes like so many Americans around this time of year. Consider it your last opportunity to take advantage of these precious last few bits of summer. Start planning ways to make lasting memories with your family, before the rush and grind of the school starts up again. What better way to find some summer adventure than hitting the road for a family vacation?

There is nothing more American the than family vacations. Some of my fon


Things to Remember When Going Cabin Camping

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When surveyed, campers said that they were planning an average of 4.9 camping trips. This should come as no surprising, considering that the American landscape is full of amazing wonders and beautiful, accessible parks. Indeed, in 2010 alone, more than 40 million people went camping for a grand total of 515 million outings. And they didn’t just stay nearby — campers traveled an average of 186.7 miles to go camping, and see some sights far from home.

But when you are camping with the family, it can be very hard to plan and get everything right. Unlike resort vacations, you have to do most everything yourself, meaning that there is potential for stress, even if you are doing family cabin camping. Check o


Is Your Family Ready for a Memorable Summer Vacation?

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I choose to stay in Colorado.
The social media post, which as made by the Nebraskan visiting Buena Vista Attractions in the Rocky Mountains, really made its point. While the temperatures in Omaha were in the 100s for the third day in a row, the Colorado vacation temperatures had dropped to 40 degrees overnight. And while the afternoon temperatures of 80 degrees near the Buena Vista attractions felt like 80, the 100 degree temperature had a heat index of nearly 115 in Omaha.
Humidity. No humidity.
Mountains. No Mountains.
You make the decision.
Sight Seeing Adventures Near Buena Vista Attractions Come with Year Round Moderate Temperatures
Sometimes the location of a vacat


How Many Camping Trips Do You Have Planned This Summer?

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The girls are very excited. When they were younger they were able to spend one weekend a summer camping and boating with their older cousins and their aunt and uncle. Camping near a lake gave the youngest cousins in the family a chance to wake up, have breakfast, and head straight to the boat. Afternoons were spend skiing, tubing, and laughing. After a lunch back at the camper, an afternoon nap reenergized everyone for more fun. Horse shoe games, card games, and often even more water time. The whole group literally collapsed into bed in the evening, after a few sticky s’mores, of course!
The last two summers, however, the schedules did not work out and the camping trip did not happen.
Fast forward to Summer 2016 and the youngest cousins were not old enough to plan the weekend themselves. They found


The Perfect Camping Vacation For Your Family

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Are you looking for the perfect summer vacation for you and your family? Are you looking for something that is affordable, but will also provide you and your family with exciting activities and lasting memories? Do you want a vacation that you children can be surrounded by educational opportunities and outdoor related activities? Camping is a vacation that encourages both education and recreation outdoors for all ages and types of people. Camping is a popular and timeless vacation choice. If you were ever taken camping as a child, it is likely that you remember how much fun and excitement you had during your camping trip. Family cabin camping parks offer a lot of benefits and a lot of fun for all ages of your family. It is a trip that they will talk about for months and will look forward to going on furthe


Vacationing for the College Grad, the Husband and Wife, and the Everybody Else

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Three scenarios:

  • You just graduated college, got your first real job, and want are stressed out because you miss the “good old days.”
  • You and your husband or wife are looking for something fun to do with the kids.
  • You are both not a husband or wife with kids or are not a recent college grad.

In all three very specific scenarios there is only one suitable answer to all problems: vacation.

When’s the last time you went on a vacation, really? Do you remember how fun it was when you got those vacation rentals on spring break freshman year? Or how much fun your family had at those oceanfront condos back in 2003. Or whatever the third group of people do for vacat