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Family packages at Boston Fairmont Copley Plaza


The Fairmont Copley Plaza can very well be your home base for exploring Boston with the variety of family packages for visitors. For families wanting an exciting historic and geographic tour and to learn some fun facts about the city’s history, the hotel’s Just Ducky Package features a Boston Duck Tour more
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Historic Volcano House hotel in Hawaii is reopening


The historic Volcano House, Hawaii’s oldest hotel, has undergone extensive renovations and a recent reopening. Located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, visitors have views of the spectacular glow of Kilauea’s Halemaumau Crater, the island’s most famous volcano. more
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Third night free at Branson MO resort through September 28


The AAA Four-Diamond Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa in Branson, Missouri is offering a Third Night Free promotion for stays Sunday-Thursday through September 28, 2013. The offer also includes a $25 food credit which can be used at several on-site dining locations including award-winning Chateau Grille, the Atrium Cafe & Wine Bar and the Downstairs Deli. more
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Late summer family deal at Radisson Plaza-Warwick in Philly


Just in time for last minute summer travel, the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia has launched the Family Freedom Package. Located in Rittenhouse Square, a great spot for sightseeing, guests can save with this package and unwind at the end of the day too. more
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Go cards make Southern California theme park navigation easier


Get unlimited admission to popular San Diego or Los Angeles themes parks and save money at the same time with Smart Destinations’ Go San Diego Card and Go Los Angeles Card. more
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First Fog Festival coming soon to SF’s Exploratorium


If you’re in the San Francisco area, don’t miss your chance to learn about the ever-changing nature of fog and explore the science behind one of the city’s most salient meteorological phenomena. The Exploratorium’s first-ever Fog Festival is from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, September 28, 2013. more
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Resort in Puerto Rico offering 40% savings through year end


Not only is Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa located on 500 acres in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, along a mile-long section of tropical beach, guests also enjoy the adjacent El Yunque National Rainforest and Mmeyes River. Take advantage of the resort’s water sports, fitness center, International Tennis Center and golf courses designed by champions with the Sun Sale promotion. more
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Trump Hotel Collection offering Healthy Kids menu


The luxury hotel brand Trump Hotel Collection has recently launched its Healthy Kids Menu by Trump, offering a range of healthy meal options for the younger set. Choices include vegan, gluten-free and organic selections with locally soured ingredients. more
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Chicago Museum exhibits Treasures of Walt Disney Archive


Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, the new at exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) encompasses nearly 300 artifacts from 90 years of Disney history. Opening on the actual 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company, October 16, 2013, a visit on opening day is an opportunity to experience the magic of Disney on one of the empire’s most significant days. more
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Before back-to-school offer for families near Cooperstown, NY


Before the kids go back to school, families can have one last getaway over Labor Day weekend. From the Baseball Hall of Fame and local breweries, to breathtaking historic hotels, Cooperstown, New York is a great location for summer’s last hoorah. The 104-year-old lakeside Otesaga Resort Hotel is celebrating the holiday with an offer for families more
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