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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

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Best Offbeat Holiday Destinations In America

A great way to avoid the hustle and bustle associated with the last few weeks of the year is to take a road less traveled to a destination that’s calmer and more secluded.

11/19/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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Rep. Israel Demands Only American Products Be Sold At National Parks

Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that it is ridiculous that most of the products sold in our national parks are made in other countries and has proposed legislation to do something about it.

07/03/2013

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Discover The West: Sights To Behold

With a wealth of sweeping natural beauty, the Western United States is blessed with breathtaking vistas, giant Sequoias and thriving lakes and rivers.

07/02/2013

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Kelly To Wallenda: You Will Not Be Doing NYC Skyscraper High Wire Act

Aerialist Nik Wallenda drew awe Sunday night as he successfully walked across the Grand Canyon without a harness, and now his sights are set on two of the most iconic buildings in New York City.

06/24/2013

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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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Two Friends Cab Across America For $5K

It took six days and $5,000, but two friends did it. They hired a New York City cab driver to drive them across the United States all the way to Los Angeles.

04/23/2011