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Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas​​

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the five places they most enjoyed when they were small. Badwater, Death Valley National Park, Calif. One of the most popular places in the park, this salt flat will have you walking on the lowest terrain in North America, 282 feet below sea level. It is...

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Montserrat

Located at the heart of the Leeward Islands chain in the Caribbean, the tiny island of Montserrat boasts a diverse cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, and unique eco-friendly activities that have made the island a highly-anticipated destination for visitors wishing to discover and explore the little-known vacation hideaway. Recognized for its rich Irish heritage, the “Other Emerald Isle” enables travelers the opportunity to soak in an environment of soothing tranquility, partake in unique adventures that include black-sand beaches and bountiful marine habitats, verdant green forests and moonscape-like lands, as well as immerse themselves in the diverse culture that has made...

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Discover Canada’s Top Hotels

Canada’s Top Hotels were rated using the trivago Rating Index (tRI®) based on over 200 million travellers ratings from over 30 different booking sites, trivago.ca looked at accommodations across Canada to determine the country’s favourite places to stay. From top-class hotels to cozy B&Bs, discover Canada’s best-rated properties, both nationally and regionally. Canada’s Top Hotels The Rosewood Hotel Georgia takes second place thanks to its remarkable reputation for hospitality, which earned the hotel an online rating of 96.04. The Rosewood Hotel Georgia is one of 5 properties from Vancouver that are among Canada’s top spots, making Vancouver the city with the most...

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Find Carnaval Celebrations Throughout Brazil

With the Olympics and the Carnaval Celebrations nearly six months away, Brazil is set to be (once again) the #1 destination for international travelers. The idea of Carnaval at first might seem easy to grasp and maneuver, but consider this: Over 3 million revelers are expected to attend this year’s celebration in Brazil. So we ask: how much do travelers actually know about Carnaval in Brazil, and are they missing out on the full experience? You might know about the Rio de Janeiro parade, but there are other cities that throw equally massive parties in even more gorgeous settings....

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Anchorage is THE place for winter family fun

Anchorage, Alaska is THE place for winter family fun. Families with children from tots to teens will find endless entertainment in the Last Frontier during winter. Here are a just a few ideas to keep kids captivated: The wild, winter Anchorage Fur Rendezvous festival, www.furrondy.net, is big on fun with more than 100 wacky events including fireworks, carnival rides, outhouse races, a reindeer race, snowshoe softball, melodramas and snow sculptures in addition to sprint dog races and much more. This year’s event is Feb. 26-March 6, 2016. On March 5, 2016, is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race® Ceremonial...

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Deeper Africa Wildlife Safaris Announces: Zimbabwe, Conservation and Culture Travel

In January 2016, Deeper Africa will unveil a new kind of wildlife safari. Their Zimbabwe Conservation and Culture itinerary introduces guests to anti-poaching patrols, lion guardians who mediate conflicts between lions and communities, and people who protect wildlife at the village level. The highlight of this safari is joining in on an actual patrol with anti-poaching rangers. “This is an active itinerary, that involves not just watching wildlife, but also doing things to keep them safe from poachers,” says Deeper Africa Co-Founder, Wil Smith. “The experience is all the more real if you can do something positive like disarm...

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