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Visit Hearst Castle with Kids

Hearst Castle is one of those iconic California destinations that seems taken from the pages of a fairy tale. It’s hard to believe the amount of wealth and resources it required for William Randolph Hearst to build a magnificent estate of this grandeur in the 1930s. By today’s standards, it would hardly be possible. Our…

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Istanbul with Kids is a Feast for the Senses

Istanbul has been on our bucket list for as long as I can remember. The sights, sounds, smells and tastes of this amazing city have always captivated our imaginations, and the real thing did not disappoint. It’s a perfect family destination, and truly Istanbul with kids is a feast for the senses.

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Low Tech Things To Do On A Road Trip

Summer road trips are our family’s jam. We love to hit the road for long weekends, visiting fun California places like Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and more. It’s easy to let our kids get lost in their smartphones while on the road, but a family trip is also an opportunity to connect and engage in some low tech things to do on a road trip.

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Fly from Tijuana Airport via CBX Cross Border Express

We’ve found a great option to cross the border and fly from the Tijuana Airport in Mexico, and it’s so easy and fast! It’s always been cheaper to fly to other cities in Mexico from the Tijuana Airport, which is located just feet across the US/Mexico border. Now we’ve discovered the CBX Cross Border Express.

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Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Great for Families

* We were guests of Hilton Hotels & Resorts for this stay and as always, these are our own thoughts and views. Santa Barbara is one of our family’s favorite places, and over Memorial Weekend we visited this beautiful beach city along the California Coast for a little getaway. We were told the Hilton is…

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Road Tripping: Sedona in the Summer

Beautiful Sedona, Arizona, is a must-stop for any family trip through the Southwest. We love road trips and although temperatures are rising, our last visit proved it’s easy to have a great time in Sedona in the summer.

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Hotel Review: Berkeley’s Historic Claremont Hotel

The historic Claremont Hotel is reborn under the guidance of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and it’s stunner. On a recent visit, our family loved the lux surrounding and comfy rooms tucked into the eaves. Berkeley’s historic Claremont Hotel is back on top.

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Downtown Palm Springs is a Great Destination with Kids

We’ve had many fun family adventures in the Palm Springs area, and we’ve stayed in several different parts of the Coachella Valley. After all of those visits, we’re convinced that Downtown Palm Springs is a great destination with kids because there is so much to do, see, eat and explore. Everything is located in an area we can easily walk.

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