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NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

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Milwaukee gearing up for family fun with Summerfest activities

Summerfest transforms Milwaukee's Henry Maier Fairgrounds into a showcase of genre-spanning musical talent for 11 days each year, putting the shore front property on the map as a must-visit destination for June/July. more
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Luxury villas on Virgin Gorda offer special summer package

The ideal summer vacation should be a dreamy time to relax, indulge and escape everyday cares - without breaking the bank. That's the concept behind Villa Aquamare's Summer Escape package, which offers 9 nights in one of Villa Aquamare's luxury villas on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin islands for the price of a 7-night stay. more
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Renovated Moon Palace in Cancun offers family amenities all summer

Moon Palace is a 2,000 plus room all-inclusive resort in Cancun with a huge entertainment component (the property has hosted free concerts from Shakira and Usher among others). The resort just finished a $55 million dollar renovation, and added an array of amenities and promotions available for budget-conscious and value minded families more
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Virginia rolling out new attractions for family travelers this summer

This summer Virginia welcomes visitors with an array of exciting new attractions from the Atlantic seashore to Appalachian mountains. From new wineries and shopping venues to thrilling exhibits and outdoor activities, Virginia heats up as a sizzling summer destination for families and visitors of all ages. more
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Historic Broadmoor in Colorado offers Summer Celebration packages

The historic Broadmoor in Colorado Springs is offering a variety of Summer Celebration Packages as well as specials for families visiting on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends. Summer is the perfect time to explore the beauty of the Rocky Mountains with the endless activities at The Broadmoor and in the Pikes Peak region. more
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Great new pop-up books helps support conservation in the Parks

America's National Parks, a pop-up book published shed by W. W. West, Inc, supports the National Parks Conservation Association. The goal for this masterpiece pop-up is to raise $100,000 for the NPCA. more
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New Crayola Experience debuts this weekend in PA

On Memorial Day weekend, an all-new Crayola Experience will be unveiled, just in time for summer! Located in Easton, PA, the newly renovated facility features 4 floors of new interactive, one-of-a-kind attractions. more
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New app searches for cheapest gas, hotels, eats on road trips

Hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend? Download the YP App that lets you search for everything from the cheapest gas, hotels, restaurants (including reviews from locals) even dentists and mechanics. They’ve got a new survey out that price isn’t the only reason most of us opt to head off on vacation by car. more
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Aspen St. Regis rolls out new experiences for families with kids

The St. Regis Aspen introduces a unique Family Traditions program, offering adventure-packed family “experiences” and a variety of family-friendly amenities and services. The summer program features three seasonal “experiences”, comprised of outdoor activities and adventures in the breathtaking beauty of the Colorado wilderness more
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Buy flip-flops for summer, help a child in need

FUMS, a faith-based shoe company that provides free shoes for American children in need, is introducing a line of women’s and men’s leather flip flops. For every pair of flip flops purchased through http://myfums.com, FUMS gives a pair of shoes to a child in need somewhere in the United States, PAIR for PAIR. more
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