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America’s Best Cities for Winter Travel

By Katrina Brown Hunt for Travel and Leisure This winter’s forecast: plenty of snow, and even more travelers fleeing it. That’s the message, at least, from Travel + Leisure readers. Salt Lake City has long-been a gold medalist in the winter category, but recently, the snowy Utah city—along with Denver—skidded down the mountain of readers’ affections, while warmer cities took their places, literally, in the…

Best places to travel in October 2015

As the shoulder season for many regions – with prices and footfall tending to be lower than they are in peak months – October is the ideal time for a stress-free jaunt. You could gain some serious altitude in Nepal and Albuquerque, beat the crowds in Jordan and Cornwall, meet the Grand Canyon’s match in Mexico or hustle for a truffle…

Chill Out! 10 Places That Stay COOL All Summer

Highs in the 60s and 70s? Lows in the 40s and 50s? With the summer heat arriving early this year, those temperatures may sound too good to be true. But when the mercury climbs, these beautiful destinations stay refreshingly cool. Here, the 10 best places to beat the heat. Denali National Park, AK, offers jaw-dropping mountain vistas, wildlife—and elbow room….

41 Outdoor Activities to Get Kids Out of the House This Summer

The temperature’s rising, school’s out of session, and all your kids want to do is sit inside and play. Make the next warm summer day more fun than ever with games, crafts, and activities that you can do outside.  From messy projects to those that will cool tots off with splashes of water, we’ve come up with 41 activities that…

Beautiful Places

Sometimes reality can be even more beautiful than fiction. Here are 22 places that are hard to believe really exist. Bamboo Forest, Japan Image credits: Oleg Gordienko See the rest of the list here. When it comes to learning to read, don’t let your kids go in the wrong direction. Try Reading Kingdom’s award winning, groundbreaking techniques which teach children…

Educational Website Lingo Likes: Earth Rangers

Earth is the only place we have to live, so the need to protect it should be evident. In order to do that, we must recognize our own everyday actions that contribute to the collective impact on the ecosystem.  That’s why the educational website Lingo likes this week is Earth Rangers.  Here’s more about them from their website: Picture every…