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More about Boston and families on Rudy Maxa radio show


All about visiting Boston with kids. Eileen is interviewed on Rudy Maxa's weekly radio show. more
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Families Save with Williamsburg’s Insider Access Program


This March, explore all Greater Williamsburg VA has to offer with the brand-new Insider’s Access program. Families and couples can choose from a variety of visitor packages featuring hotel and restaurant deals, discounted admission to popular attractions, and more. more
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Family Fun Awaits in Colonial Williamsburg


Visit Colonial Williamsburg this winter for a family vacation that is as educational as it is fun. more
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Gettysburg offers Presidential packages on Presidents Weekend


Visitors can celebrate past presidential visits to Gettysburg while staying the Historic Gettysburg Hotel, est. 1797. Guests will tour the David Wills House, where Lincoln finished crafting his famous Gettysburg Address. more
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Family gatherings at Gettysburg for 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s address


Cyclorama at Gettysburg Visitors Center
At the time, no one expected the speech to be a big deal. Lincoln had merely been asked to make a few remarks at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, here in the Pennsylvania countryside, just four months after the searing battle that turned the tide of the Civil War. more
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To Boston’s children’s museum celebrating 100 years of the power of play


Boston Childrens Museum 3-story vertical cliimbing maze
When the kids lead the way, we’re guaranteed smiles rather than whines. And there’s no better place to let kids lead the way and to see the power of play in action than at the Boston Children’s Museum, which is celebrating its centennial this month on the South Boston Waterfront. more
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Baltimore is a great place for families to learn history


Cannons that returned fire on British Ships at Fort McHenry in War of 1812
Today people consider the War of 1812 “the forgotten war” but visiting the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is a good place to earn about it. Wherever you go in Baltimore, the kids are bound to learn something—maybe without even realizing they’re getting a history lessons. more
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History and more in Independence, Missouri


There are many reasons to explore Independence, Missouri. Only a half-hour drive from the Kansas City Airport, the area has some interesting historical offerings. Pay tribute to our nation's 33rd president, Harry S. Truman by visiting the Presidential Library or touring the Truman Home with a National Park Service ranger. more
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Africa to Virginia theme at Jamestown this month


“From Africa to Virginia” is the February theme of Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center, both museums a short distance from Busch Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg’s Revolutionary City and Art Museums, and other attractions in Virginia. more
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Families like to visit Philly for history and much more


Philadelphia is full of rich activities that will entertain the entire family, no matter what their interests may be. For history fans, experience of the birth of the United States at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center.... more
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