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PLAYTIME @ MAUMEE BAY / TOLEDO (Day Two)

DAY TWO Moms everywhere are planning their family vacations for the year.  Destination Toledo and Ohio State Parks are here to help mom out by providing a slew of great ideas for a family getaway to Northwest Ohio! Start your … Continue reading

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Travel Tips from the Family Travel Mom: subject – Natural History Museums – flashback

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS – It’s all in the starting point. Flashback to an earlier time: As we waited in some lines opening day of the new Creation Museum, we were greeted by friendly faces and warm smiles from the docents … Continue reading

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SUPER SUMMER TRAVEL SHOW – HAPPY JULY 4TH

Summer is here and the kids are home! Today’s show is full of both fun and necessary information for parents! Family travel expert Michele Zavatsky offers travel advice of all kinds so you don’t have to hear those dreaded words: … Continue reading

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KIDS LOVE OHIO is at the CHEO Ohio Homeschool Convention! Workshops: Kids love travel field trips & Kids Love Ohio History

Field Trips with kids can be a delight or a disaster. Two things that make a homeschool trip great: low-cost and educational fun.   1. FREEBIES? Know where to look for FREE car games to play while day-tripping? Our new books suggest online … Continue reading

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An Historical Trip to a Battlefield on Lookout Mtn.

BATTLES FOR CHATTANOOGA ELECTRIC MAP & MUSEUM Chattanooga (Lookout Mtn) – 1110 E. Brow Road (I-24 W exit 178, Lookout Mtn., to Broad St. S (Hwy. 41), follow signs) 37350. Phone: (423) 821-2812 or (423) 821-7786 (Point Park). www.battlesforchattanooga.com. Hours: … Continue reading

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A Train to the Secret City

SECRET CITY SCENIC EXCURSION TRAIN Oak Ridge – Hwy 58, East TN Technology Park Heritage Park (I-75 exit 81, northwest on Rte 321, continue NW on SR 95 for 6 miles. Then southwest on SR 58 2 miles) 37830. www.techscribes.com/sarm/sarm.htm. … Continue reading

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A cool park across a very long pedestrian bridge…

COOLIDGE PARK AND WALNUT STREET BRIDGE Chattanooga – Tennessee Riverpark (across the river from the Tenn. Aquarium) 37405. Phone: (423) 757-2142. www.chattanooga.gov/PRAC/30_1096.htm. Hours: Park: sunrise to midnight. Carousel: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 1:00-6:00pm. Fountains: Daily 8:00am-10:30pm (April-October). Admission: Carousel rides: $1.00 … Continue reading

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TOUCHED BY A MOONBOW

CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE RESORT PARK Corbin – 7351 State Route 90 (I-75 exit Corbin to US 25W, then to SRKY 90) 40701. Phone: (606)528-4121. http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/cf/. Hours: 6:00am-Midnight. Until 3:00am the 2 days before, after and including a full moon. Eastern … Continue reading

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A Favorite place to base in Southern Georgia

GEORGIA VETERANS STATE PARK Cordele – 2459A US 280 West (I-75 exit 101, west to Cordele on US 280) 31015. Phone: (229) 276-2371. http://gastateparks.org/info/georgiavet/. Hours: Daily 7:00am-10:00pm. Admission: $3.00 daily vehicle parking fee. Established as a memorial to U.S. veterans, … Continue reading

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A Place to find Panthers

BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE Everglades – 33100 Tamiami Trail East (I-75, state road 29, and U.S. 41 all travel through the preserve) 34141. Phone: (239) 695-1201. www.nps.gov/bicy. Hours: Oasis Center open Daily 9:00am-4:30pm, except Christmas. Rest of preserve is open … Continue reading

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