Tag: family travel

Why I Love Philly: History, Food, Art & Architecture in One Great Package

I’ve traveled to Philadelphia multiple times, and I’m always struck by how much it reminds me of a European city. Of course, Philly served as the capital of the United States from 1790 until 1800, so some of its most significant landmarks were constructed in the 1700’s. In addition, many wealthy industrialists lived in Philadelphia, and they helped…

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Road Tripping in South Florida

South Florida is a wonderland this time of year. With daily temperatures that hover around a sunny 80 degrees, consider renting that convertible, and head south from Miami. I never miss a winter escape down to the Florida Keys. My annual visit to this tropical paradise provides that attitude adjustment we all need. Here are some…

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Get Your Crunch On in York, PA

The city of York was once the capital of the thirteen colonies. In  1777, the Continental Congress, meeting in York, decided upon and declared America’s first Thanksgiving holiday. Settled by mostly German immigrants, throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, York became an industrial power house. Over the years, York, like many industrial cities in the East, suffered…

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