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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Fairmont Chicago

Join in on Chicago’s biggest New Year’s Eve Celebration yet with Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park’s CHI-Town Rising Packages. Just steps from the city’s infamous Magnificent Mile and world-class parks, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr., is located in the center of the city’s NYE CHI-Town Rising Celebration. Those looking to ring in 2016 in true fashion can opt for the VIP CHI-Town Rising Package including two nights for two guests and 2 VIP Audience Zone CHI-Town Rising Tickets (values at $150) with featured bands Chicago and American Authors as headliners. Available December 30–January 2 from $379 USD....

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10 Family Friendly Activities in Florida

Florida is a popular destination for Ontarians and others around the world, but they may be missing out on some of the fabulous family activities available in the Sunshine State. Here are ten family friendly activities you can find throughout Florida. Disney World. This is likely the most popular family activity in Florida and there’s good reason for it! Perfect for all ages, Disney has something for everyone including rides, shows, characters, education, animals and great food! With four parks to visit (Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Animal Kingdom) I recommend a visit of at least 4 days...

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Retail Therapy in Niagara Falls

Shopping in Niagara When travelling abroad, most people like to indulge in a little retail therapy. Either they will want to buy items that they could not buy anywhere else in the world or they want to get souvenirs for friends and family from their travels. I love to shop when I am on holiday, so I was pleased to find that the location of my hotel in Niagara was in easy walking distance of some of the top shopping spot in this area. I discovered that there was lots of choice depending on what you were shopping for...

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Find History & Adventure in Niagara Falls, New York

I have been to Niagara Falls many times in my life, most often on the Canadian side of the border. As it often happens when one lives in close proximity to a landmark or tourist attraction, I grew to take the falls for granted and failed to see their grandeur. That was corrected somewhat when I brought my children to see the Falls for the first time a few years ago. They were in awe and I got to experience it through their eyes, and rekindled some of that magic. Since then I have had the opportunity to not...

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Mount Snow Family Camp is My Kind of Camp!

When I accepted the invitation to attend Mount Snow Family Camp, I didn’t know what to expect. Typically a camp would suggest that we would stay in a tent, a trailer or a cabin, but not at Mount Snow! We were treated to nothing but the best at Mount Snow Family Camp, starting with the three bedroom/three bathroom condo that we stayed in.    Complete with a fireplace, washer and dryer, full kitchen and extremely comfortable memory foam beds, our condo was a retreat all of it’s own. It was also just a short walk away from the Sundance Base...

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