Day trips are often overlooked and under-appreciated. But plan correctly, and you'll have a grand adventure that the entire family will enjoy.
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Just because school's back in session doesn't mean you have to throw in the towel on family adventures. In the spirit of the season, make your outings educational. With cooler days and fewer crowds, fall's an ideal time to explore the many cultural sites and ancient ruins around the country. Learning vacations shouldn't be a tough sell. After all, most kids are natural born archaeologists: They ask a million questions and love to dig in the dirt.
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These days, it seems hurrying has become our default pace. We might not be able to slow time, but we can stretch it and steal it and maybe even make peace with it. Here are five ways to enjoy your downtime and your playtime.
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