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Alaska Ski Vacations

Alaska, which has always been a source of awe and mystery, has some of the best skiing in the world, and the Alyeska Resort is one of the finest resorts in the state. With a top elevation of 2751 feet and a 2501 vertical drop, the area gets an average of 631 inches of snow annually. Although this ... activities for the entire family to enjoy, and there are many area sights and attractions to be enjoyed as well. This really is an awesome winter family ski vacation!

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Informative Weather Information: Read this article and become informed about the weather and ways the affects our everyday lives.

Weather is not the same as climate. Climate is the average condition of the weather, such as average temperatures, amounts of rain or snow, averages of sunshine, wind, and humidity, and the number of days when certain weather conditions may be expected in a month or year. Everybody is affected in mind ... sunstroke, snow blindness, and frostbite. Many diseases occur mostly at certain seasons, such as infantile paralysis in late summer and the common cold in the winter.

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Holiday Mountain Ski Vacations

Holiday Mountain, located in New York, is a popular area for skiing. Even though the highest elevation is only 1300 feet, and the vertical drop is only 400 feet, this area is a popular place for the younger crowd, and it is definitely a great place to learn how to ski. There are eight lifts, including ... amazing amount of fun activities, it is easy to see why. The resort features a rail park for snowboarders, birthday packages, snow tubing, and of course skiing.

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Getting Children Organized For Summer Camp

For most children, summer camp is what you might call a more-and-less experience: They may have made a lot more friends while away, but they usually return home with a lot less of the clothes and other personal items than they originally packed. Blame it on the camp laundry or just childish carelessness, but ... "Call me" cards-Preprinted with a child's contact information, these cards are great to hand out to friends, easing the bittersweet emotions of summer goodbyes.

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Combine Your Next Vacation With The Great Sport Of Kayaking

A vacation is a great time to learn a new activity. You can quickly learn to kayak on one of the many kayak tours available in both tropical and non-tropical locations. Kayaking is an activity that you can do almost anywhere you go, especially on tropical vacations. Sometimes you will find the best kayaking tours in ... are many web based resources that will help you find combine a holiday with a kayaking adventure. You will soon be relaxing and taking part in a great sport.

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Camping Gear Checklist

With camping season right around the corner, you are sure to be planning the best camping trip ever with your family. In order to make it a great camping trip, you need to be sure that you have the gear you need for camping. We have created this great checklist for you to use, to be sure that you do not ... and the more prepared you are, the better your trip will be. Be sure and print this list out so that you will not forget anything important for your camping trip.

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External Frame vs. Internal Frame Backpacks

Long and frequent has been the debate amongst hikers and campers regarding the use of internal or external frame backpacks. Many old timers insist that external frame packs are the way to go, mainly due to years of utilizing externals, and reluctance (like all of us), to change. The younger generation tends to gravitate toward the ... frame packs tend to get snagged on branches and such easily when off-trail. Isn't it time to plan your next hike? What are you waiting for?

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Beach Camping Parks

Beaches offer joy to every one irrespective of color, creed, or social status. Ever since man learned the art of expressing joy, ocean and beaches have been his theme, whether the medium is a poem, painting, photograph, song or video. The beauty of a sunrise or sun set at the beach is ... burn ointment, hydrogen peroxide, scissors, tweezers, eye wash and sanitary napkins. With proper planning and adequate equipment, beach camping can be a captivating human experience!

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Going On A Camping Trip?

Camping outdoors can be an exciting adventure. Camping is a great way for family, friends, and loved ones to have a wonderful outdoor experience. Camping can create unforgettable memories: from exploring the woods to telling ghost stories around the campfire. Now before you go camping, you should be well equipped. Bringing along the right ... (e.g. pans, pots, knives, can-opener etc.) The advice in this article will be helpful for anyone planning to go on a camping trip.

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Picnic Boxes - a few good tips

There are few things in life that are nicer than going for a picnic. You take some food and drink and your friends or family somewhere nice, and then just relax: eat, drink and be merry. You can get the food and drink there any way you want - it's perfectly possible to just take it in shopping bags, or a rucksack, or in ... picnic boxes than one big one. Also, don't buy the cheapest picnic box in the shop - if you choose well, the one you get might last you your whole life.

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A Guide to Arizona RV Rentals

Arizona is one of the most beautiful desert states in America. It is home to the Grand Canyon, the red cliffs of Sedona, mountains, and endless sights in Phoenix. And perhaps the best way to see all these attractions is to travel by RV whenever and wherever you like. The cost of owning an RV, or the long drive ... security deposit is needed. A little preparation in the beginning can save you money and frustration in the long run, but don't forget to have fun along the way!

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Learn about party tents

Tents can play a big part in any event. Whether it is to keep the participants dry in the rain or provide cool shade in the sun. Party tents are extremely versatile shelters for outdoors and backyard events. Weather there is wedding, birthday party, celebration, block party, an outdoors wedding/reception or simply get- ... it's essential to have party tents set up for party, though for your guest's comfort and to shield against the elements in case of inclement weather.

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Log Cabin Homes - Internalize The Outdoors Beauty

Those of us who work in large cities often wish to get away from the maddening crowd and spend some time in a peaceful location (those of you who have never felt like this should stop reading this article and get back to work!) where you can feel the arms of nature. This wish has been converted to log cabin home ... and even having a dip. Usually you can find some or the other type of activity to entertain you while you are on your relaxing weekend stay at the log cabin.

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Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations

The usual summertime activities can be enjoyed at many Colorado dude ranches, including swimming, hiking, and fishing. During the winter months, guests may find that sledding, sleigh rides, ice-skating, snowmobiling and cross-county skiing are available. The season shouldn't be a deterrent in choosing to vacation at a Colorado ... bringing the family on vacation, or traveling as a solo cowboy, a Rocky Mountain adventure awaits you at any one of Colorado's many dude ranches.

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Aspen Ski Vacations

Aspen Mountain has long been known as the playpen of the rich and famous - and it is. But it is also a great place to take a family ski vacation. Christmas in Aspen is especially wonderful! Aspen Mountain rises above the town of Aspen, with a top elevation of 11215 feet and a vertical drop of 3269 ... and around Aspen, with more than 100 restaurants to choose from as well. Ski instructions and equipment rental are abundant in the area, and snowboarders are welcome.

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Mount Snow Ski Vacations

Mount Snow, located in Vermont, is the one of the largest ski resorts in the Eastern United States. Featuring 26 lifts and more than 135 trails, the top elevation at Mount Snow is 3600 feet, with a vertical drop of 1700 feet. There are 20 chair lifts and six surface lifts available. Snowboarders are welcome ... your entire family, where you can relax and have fun - without any worry. Be sure to ask about the family deals when you call for reservations or information.

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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world stretching from the northern tip of Australia to just north of Bunderburg. It's coral reefs stretch over 2000km along the eastern coast. The reef is a sanctuary for well over 1000 fish varieties, whales, dolphins, dugongs and turtles. Many ... . The reef is heritage listed and vast areas are protected from fishing and removing coral from the reef is prohibited to preserve it for generations to come.

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Keystone Night Skiing

Keystone offers the finest night skiing in Colorado with lights on 15 different slopes and a great terrain park. Night skiing starts at 4pm and ends at 10pm. All of the night skiing at Keystone is on the front face of the mountain featuring great runs like the spring dipper. The Keystone Gondola will service most of the ... in the Keystone terrain park, but please don't forget about the rest of the mountain, I promise there are other super fun ski runs for you to enjoy.

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Upsala, Sweden

One of the Sweden`s oldest settlements, Upsala, on the banks of the Fyrisan river, is also a lively university town. On the last day of April crowds of students wearing caps parade through the town for the traditional spring season celebrations. Dominating the town`s attractive medieval centre is ... the 6th century. The Historiskt Centrum acquaints visitors with the history, legends, and lore surrounding the burial mounds and contains displays of local archeological finds.

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Planning a Family Ski Vacation

It's time to plan the family vacation - and everyone wants to go skiing. Don't worry, skiing isn't as expensive as you might think, and there are numerous resorts that cater to families, offering a variety of packages designed to save you money. The problem will be choosing the destination. Most ski resorts have ... the time that you will be at the resort. This will help you plan a ski vacation that your family will enjoy and remember for the rest of their lives.

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Ski Vacations with Ski Clubs

There are many different types of clubs throughout the world. In fact, there is a club or organization for just about everything that you can imagine! Skiing is no exception. Ski clubs are a great way to learn new things, and to go on ski vacations with other members. In fact, ski club members often get ... - what level you are at. Beginners are usually welcomed, and this is a great way for beginners to quickly improve their skills and techniques out on the slopes.

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San Diego For Kids

Although San Diego has many things for grown ups to enjoy, it hasa lot of activities for kids to enjoy as well. Custom made for families, San Diego has plenty of public parks, nice weather year round, several museums, and many things for children of all ages to amuse themselves with. For kids who love animals, there's the ... stay. They will feel right at home with the many things to do - while you your mate are occupied with plenty of things for you to do as well.

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Ski Vacations on a Budget

When you start thinking about ski vacations, you will find a lot of information about various resorts and packages. Finding terrific vacation spots isn't difficult, however, finding ski vacations that fit into your budget can be a challenge. To save money, look for lesser known resorts. This doesn't mean that these resorts ... the slopes if necessary. There are numerous ways that you can cut down on the expense of your ski trip. It is all about the powder after all!

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The Great Aspen Resort Ski Vacations

When you think of all the ski resorts in the world one of them stands out inyour mind. Aspen offers a variety of ski areas for all levels and it covers 4,500 acres or more spread over four mountains. This resort is known for itsnightlife because of the downtown area and the quieter Snowmass resort area has ... find slopes that are suitable for your level. Snowmass is one of the most popular resorts in the world, so be sure to make reservations well in advance.

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Sea World - San Diego

One of the biggest and most attractive features to San Diego is Sea World. Sea World is one of the most popular amusement parks and also happens to be one of the main reasons behind tourists. Anyone who visits San Diego has the intentions to visit Sea World - or at least they should. Being famous for Shamu the killer ... location with plenty of activities and things to see. Sea World can show you the creatures of the sea like never before - which is reason enough to go.

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Ski Vacations – Learning How To Ski

If your family wants to go skiing on your next vacation, but you don't know how to ski, go ahead and plan that ski vacation anyway! You can learn how to ski, and you will have a great time doing it. You don't even need to know the first thing about skiing before you arrive at the resort - all of the ... who don't have the skill level to handle them! Avoid black trails until you have had a great deal of ski instruction and experience. You will know when you are ready!

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Ocean Beach San Diego

Located in the Ocean Beach Community, Ocean Beach is actually just south of the entrance to the Mission Bay channel. Located at 1950 Abbott Street, the beach is a very popular location in the summer. During the winter months, couples like to walk the beach and just bask in the presence. The Ocean Beach is wide in ... in the summer, drawing hundreds of thousands of people. If you long for a taste of the California lifestyle, make sure you visit Ocean Beach in San Diego.

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La Jolla San Diego

A sparkling jewel of San Diego, the La Jolla area is a picture perfect post card with several beaches along more than seven miles of coast against an array of rolling hills known as Mount Soledad. Being a part of San Diego, La Jolla is only 15 minutes from the downtown district. Along with beautiful scenery, the area also ... 's plenty to do and see here, with dining and swimming. For a great visit to the beach, La Jolla seems to simplify the best of life in California.

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Things to Experience in San Diego

Visiting San Diego for the first time can be quite overwhelming, especially when you consider that there are so many things you can do. Deciding where to go and what to do can be quite time consuming, which is where we can help. Below, you'll find the 8 best spots in San Diego - things you simply must ... you look here. Although there are many fine restaurants here, make sure you visit the Old Town Mexican Cafe, as it serves the best Mexican food around San Diego.

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San Diego Whale Watching

It's no secret to anyone that the coast of San Diego is the ideal place to watch the annual migration of the gray whale. Looked upon as one of nature's ultimate spectacles; the migration of gray whales is nothing short of breathtaking. The coastline of San Diego is one of their migratory points as they travel ... . Whale watching can definately be exciting, all you have to do is plan your day and enjoy everything that the beauty of the gray whale will provide you with.

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Facts About San Diego

Considering how San Diego is one of the best cities in the United States, its really easy to tell how popular the city is for tourists. Among the many accomplishments behind San Diego, let's take a look at several facts behind this amazing city. Fact 1 Inside the city limits of San Diego, more than 1 million people live ... or friends and know that you'll always have places to go and things to see. Winter or summer, San Diego is the one place you'll never find boring.

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Old Town San Diego

The Old Town San Diego Park serves as a way to recreate life in both the early American and early Mexican era of 1821 - 1872. Perfectly situated in San Diego, the park helps to recreate what was once San Diego. No matter how you look at it, a trip to California isn't complete without a visit to the Old Town. Around the five ... a lot to see here and a lot of historical value. All you need to do is stop by the park and see what you think about the way things used to be.

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Pacific Beach San Diego

Alive with the sea and plenty of activities for all that visit, Pacific Beach is a great place. With plenty of activities to offer visitors, Pacific Beach in San Diego has seen well over 26 million visitors! With numbers like these, you know you really can't go wrong by visiting. Aside from the wonders of the ... unforgettable summer. Offering plenty of shops, fine dining, and California sand, this is one area of San Diego that should be visited - time and time again!

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Belmont Park In San Diego

Located in sunny San Diego, the Belmont Park is one of the best amusement parks in San Diego. With plenty for the entire family, this Park has something for everyone. With rides for the entire family and basically everything in between, Belmont Park makes for a very exciting adventure. The most distinctive attraction in the Park ... . Belmont Park in San Diego has great food and shopping, giving you more than a few reasons to visit the park and be amazed - truly amazed.

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San Diego Wild Animal Park

Aside from the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Wild Animal Park is the best place in San Diego to see animals. Over the spread of 1,800 acres, the animal park gives animals the room they need to roam and play. The animals here play just like they do in the wild, which almost makes you feel as if you are ... a great place to visit. You can check out some truly endangered species and learn more about the types of animals that you'll see in this once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Coronado Island In San Diego

Everyone in California knows that the best beaches in San Diego are on Coronado Island. Being linked to downtown San Diego by the Island Bay Bridge, Coronado is home to the SEALs training center and the Naval Air Station Coronado. A military powerhouse, the island of Coronado always has something going on. One of the best ... can take the Coronado Ferry that runs hourly from 9 AM - 10 PM. Walking from the Ferry Landing to Hotel Del Coronado is a little over a mile.

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Fun Valley Ski Vacations

If you are looking for a great place to go for your family ski vacation, Fun Valley, Iowa is the place to go. This resort caters to families and beginner level skiers, but it is also great for intermediate and expert skiers as well. There is something to suit all levels at Fun Valley. The top ... tickets. Coca-Cola sponsors Sprite Saturday's at Fun Valley, where you can participate in three activities for one flat affordable fee. Sundays are Family Four Pack Day.

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San Diego Harbor Bay Tour

As vast as the San Diego harbor is, a simple walk around it doesn't do it justice! To partake in the beauty that is San Diego Harbor, you need to take a tour of the bay. San Diego Harbor Excursion can help you do that, as they are the most established tour company throughout the bay. As a guest, they will treat ... San Diego Bay has to offer you without having to walk around. And best of all - tour guides will explain the sights to you - so you'll never miss a second.

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Ski Vacations – What To Pack

If you will be traveling for a ski vacation, it is often difficult to know what to pack. You may not even have a problem knowing what to pack, but instead have a problem figuring how to get everything that you need from your home to your destination. Skis do not easily fit into suitcases, and if you are ... will usually pay less than fifty dollars to ship a package in the continental United States .which is a lot less than you would pay an airline for extra baggage!

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Nub’s Nob Ski Vacations

If you will be in Michigan, you should definitely visit Nub's Nob Ski Resort. Nub's Nob has what is considered to be the Midwest's best snow, and the resort has a reputation for being a family friendly mountain. Generations of families have brought their children here for their very first ski run. The mountain ... , you can do that. Most events are planned for the weekends, so arrange your schedule so that you are able to attend or participate in the planned events.

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Tahoe Ski Vacations

If you are planning a ski vacation and there are beginners in your group, or you are a beginner yourself, you should definitely consider Tahoe Donner in Truckee, California for your ski vacation. Since 1971, when construction first began at Tahoe Donner, the area has come to be known as a world class cross country ... of ski programs and a ski school. After a full day of skiing, be sure to visit the Lodge Restaurant for a wonderful and relaxing dining experience.

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Big Sky Ski Vacations

With all that Big Sky, Montana has to offer skiers, it is amazing that so few know about its existence! Known for its wide open slopes and short lift lines, Big Sky Ski Resort has one of the largest lift served vertical drops in the United States. Over 5300 acres of ski slopes and trails await skiers, with over ... Big Sky, there are no strangers. Big Sky, Montana is one of the highest rated Ski Resorts in the United States, and there is something here for everyone.

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Red River Ski Vacations

Red River, New Mexico is home to one of the most popular ski resorts in the United States, and has been for many decades. The resort offers six chair lifts and one surface lift, and the trails are equally divided for beginners, intermediates, and experts. Top elevation at Red River is 10354 feet, and the ... lunch for your child as well. At Red River, everything has been thought of and taken care of to ensure that your ski vacation is as enjoyable as possible.

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Lost Valley Ski Vacations

If you will be traveling to the North East, you must not miss Lost Valley Ski Resort. Located on 300 acres in the middle of Maine, the resort offers many different types of terrain, hills, streams, bridges, and fifteen well maintained trail systems. The Lost Valley Resort is best suited to beginners ... twenty acre paintball park. Lost Valley Resort is also a great place to hold meetings, family reunions, weddings, and other special events. Catering is available.

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Wintergreen Resort Ski Vacation

Known as the single best ski resort in the South, Wintergreen Resort in Virginia has quite a bit to offer skiers. Featuring 11,000 acres with 19 trails, Wintergreen has a top elevation of 3516 feet, with a 1003 foot vertical drop. Beginners, intermediates, and experts will all find suitable trails at ... spot in the South for fun, relaxation, and rejuvenation. The Wintergreen Resort is open all year long, with activities that are suitable for every season.

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Okanagan Mountain Range Ski Vacations

Okanagan is a mountain range that runs through valleys close to three mountain ranges.During the summer this is the perfect place to do some camping, but when winter hits you will have great skiing weather and conditions. There are small resorts that are scattered throughout the area. The climate here will make for great skiing ... drop to zero degrees. The items you bring will need to keep you warm at all times and safe no matter which trail you may choose to ski.

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Oregon Ski Vacations

Oregon is famous for the ski slopes found around the state, and if you are planning a ski vacation, you should definitely consider Timberline Lodge, located near Mt. Hood in Oregon. There is quite a bit of history in the area, starting with the lodge that was built during the Great Depression by a master craftsman ... here. However, whether you ski or not, you must not miss the Magic Mile, which offers a panoramic view of the Cascade mountains that cannot be matched!

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Ski Vacations at Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah

If you are looking for the ultimate Utah ski vacation, Solitude Mountain Resort has everything that you could want or need. During the early 1900's, the area was full of silver miners, who gave the area its famous name. Today, the area is covered with skiers - but the crowds are rather light. The area became a ... all throughout the year. The resort looks like a Tom Kincaide painting, and one can't help but wonder if this is where some of his inspiration came from!

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