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The Best Restaurants for Families on Oahu

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Because Oahu caters to vacationing families from the mainland, there’s no shortage of family-friendly restaurants on the island. Oahu’s laid-back, casual vibe extends to many eateries, too, so parents with small children can relax. Many restaurants have kid-specific menus, which makes ordering a snap for even fussy eaters. But casual and family-friendly does not mean […]

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The Best Slow Rides at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a great amusement park for kids of all ages, and this family-friendly destination even has many attractions for parents. From the animal sightings to the award-winning shows, there’s never a shortage of things to see in the park. If you have smaller children or kids who don’t enjoy fast roller coasters, […]

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The Busiest Times to Visit Disney World

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Every year, more people visit Walt Disney World than any other vacation resort in the world. The average number in attendance is somewhere around 58 million visitors annually, which is nearly 159,000 people per day. The parks don’t see the same number in attendance every single day, of course — the exact size of the […]

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The Best Fast Rides at Legoland

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LEGOLAND® is home to many thrilling fast rides, where riders travel along twisting tracks and over steep hills. Each ride is designed to give guests a unique experience that no other park offers. Here are some of the best fast rides at LEGOLAND®. The Dragon The Dragon can be found in all three US LEGOLAND® […]

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8 Family-Friendly Attractions on Oahu

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Given that Oahu is Hawaii’s most populous island, it has by far the most attractions in the state. And because Hawaii is such a popular destination for families from the mainland, many of Oahu’s attractions are designed to appeal to everyone in the family – from the littlest ones to tweens and teenagers. Of course, […]

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10 Day Trips From Charlotte, NC

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People come from all across the globe to visit Charlotte, NC, especially NASCAR fans. They can take in a race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and then head to the NASCAR Hall of Fame as well as check out some of the pro race shops in the area. As much as you love the city, […]

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The 9 Things You Must Eat at Dollywood

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A big part of any amusement park visit is the food, and the wildly popular Dollywood is no different. If you’re looking to sample some tasty treats and snacks during your visit to this Tennessee amusement park, look no further — this guide will explore nine things you must eat at Dollywood! Fried Chicken – […]

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5 Sights You’ve Got To See on Kauai

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The most amazing sights on Kauai are natural ones. Towering cliffs with 1,000-foot waterfalls. Crescent-shaped beaches at the end of narrow coves. Tropical rain forests showered with more than 400 inches of rain per year. And Kauai’s small size makes it relatively easy to see most, if not all, of the “must-see” sites listed below […]

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The Best Dark Rides at Carowinds

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While Carowinds is all about family fun and adventure, the park also has some dark and thrilling attractions as well! These will more than likely be more suited toward your adrenaline junkies and not the youngest members of your pack, but there are some more family friendly options on this list as well. Let’s take […]

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The Best Days to Visit Disney World

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With operating hours running 365 days a year, there is no bad time to visit Walt Disney World. However, some days are surely better than others. What makes some park days better might come down to your personal preferences and the kind of experience you want to have. Here are a few things to consider […]

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5 Things To Do as a Couple on Kauai

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If tropical gardens, stunning waterfalls, and fewer crowds sound romantic, then the Garden Isle is the place for you and your sweetheart. You can still stroll hand-in-hand along some of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii, but Kauai has many other resplendent attractions that will have you falling in love with your other half all […]

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5 Things You Must Eat at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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Some people go to theme parks to ride on roller coasters or enjoy the entertainment. But at a park like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the food is another big draw. If you’re visiting this Florida theme park, there are some restaurants and cafes you won’t want to miss during your time there. Here are the things […]

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The 6 Things You Must Buy at Disney World

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If you plan it right, your trip to Walt Disney World should be a whirlwind of fun, excitement, and magic that you never want to end. But, as all good things do, your Disney vacation will conclude, and you’ll pack up your belongings and your family and head for home. There’s one way to get […]

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The Sights You’ve Got to See in Maui

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Maui is a magical place filled with beauty, adventure, and some of the most beautiful places in the world. If you’re planning a trip to this tropical island paradise, make the most of your time there by exploring exotic destinations. Here are the sights you’ve got to see in Maui. The Road to Hana The […]

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The Best Fast Rides at Carowinds

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Carowinds is all about a day jam-packed full of family fun! Adrenaline pumping, memory making, and tons of laughs, smiles, and giggles are sure to come when you bring the family for a day at Carowinds. Now, kids like to be daredevils and these rides are all about pure speed! These are 10 of the […]

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The Best Fast Rides at Six Flags Great America

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Six Flags Great America, in Gurnee, Illinois, is known for its family-friendly mix of nostalgic kids’ rides and super-thrilling roller coasters. So which ones should be at the top of your list to experience? It’s quite a challenge to narrow your options down because the park boasts over 100 rides, attractions, and shows, making it […]

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The Best Slow Rides at Six Flags Great America

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Six Flags Great America’s name has become inextricably linked with roller coasters – and the park’s standing as one of the most popular amusement parks in the United States is well-deserved. The amusement park features over one hundred rides, ranging from traditional wooden roller coasters to cutting-edge modern thrill attractions. But terrifyingly fast roller coasters […]

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The 9 Things You Must Buy at Dollywood

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Theme parks are well-known for stocking a variety of unique and high-quality merchandise, and Dollywood is no exception. With a range of custom-made jewelry, classic souvenirs, home decor accessories, and more, there’s something for everyone. If you’re a parent planning on visiting Dollywood this season, check out our list of must-buy items. We cover nine […]

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Top 5 Resorts for Families on Kauai

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Even though Kauai is known for its spectacular cliffs, rain forests, and waterfalls, that doesn’t mean you and family have to do without the amenities and activities of world-class resorts. In fact, Kauai has everything you’ve come to expect for relaxation and entertainment options for everyone in your family, from the littlest ones to teenagers […]

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The Best Water Rides at Six Flags Great America

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Six Flags Great America opened its doors in 1964 and has since grown into one of the largest theme parks in the United States. Today, the park attracts nearly 4 million visitors each year. If you are visiting during the hot summer, there are several water rides to help you beat the heat. To add […]

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The Best Spinning Rides at Carowinds

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Families flock to Carowinds during those warm Carolina summers for a day full of family fun! And what’s more thrilling than gathering the whole family for a twisting and turning trip on one of Carowinds’ 10 best spinning rides! While you may get a little dizzy, there is no shortage of fun and entertainment on […]

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The Best Dark Rides at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is one of the best places to go in the area if you’re looking for an exciting day in the Florida sun. This amusement park has the roller coasters and attractions of a larger park, while still being affordable and easy enough to get around in. Whether you’re visiting or you […]

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The Best Resorts for Families in Maui

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Heading to Hawaii for some family fun? Lush landscapes, beautiful beaches, and crystal clear waters make Maui a dream destination for many families. One of the key factors in planning your family vacation to Maui is picking a fantastic, family-friendly resort. From waterparks to kids clubs, there are a ton of Maui resorts ready for the […]

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The Hawaiian Islands Compared: Which Hawaiian Island Should I Visit?

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Have you been wanting to visit the Hawaiian Islands and you’re just not sure which Hawaiian Island to visit?  It’s the dilemma of many, as each island has such different things to offer. We have traveled a lot in the last several years, but the Hawaiian Islands remain one of my favorite travel destinations! What’s […]

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