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    Five Best Places To Go with Kids when in D.C.

    Washington D.C. is a great place to visit with kids and most attractions combine learning with fun.  While there are attractions that delight toddlers and preschoolers, many are oriented to older kids and adults.  It’s our experience that children need to be 8-10 years old to get the most out of the National Museum of Natural History and the Air

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    Best Las Vegas casinos for each game

    In 1946, Bugsy Siegel opened the first Las Vegas casino and hotel. The Flamingo Hotel, kicked off the metamorphosis that changed three miles of mostly barren desert into what is now the Las Vegas Strip. The original Flamingo was an eye-popper in its day and established a baseline that all subsequent casinos had to at least match, if not improve

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    Castaway Cay – Tying the Knot with The Mouse

    Castaway Cay, is Disney’s private port-of-call in the Bahamas. On the island guests can enjoy tropical leisure activities, such as snorkeling, boating, swimming and sunbathing. The island has three all-you-care-to-eat outdoor restaurants: Cookie’s BBQ, Cookie’s Too and Serenetiy Bay BBQ. At Castaway Cay the weather is almost always gorgeous, the shore excursions are reasonably priced and there is something to do

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    Disneyland Story Tidbits

    Disneyland Story Tidbits Did you know that in 1967 Cinerama sued Disney, claiming that Circarama was too close to the trademark? Disney responded by changing the name of the system to Circle-Visiton 360. One of the newest Unofficial Guide books is The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream. This book covers the history of

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    Best Las Vegas Buffets

    The best Las Vegas Buffets Though celebrity chef restaurants are appealing, there are a lot of other options that won’t hurt your wallet if your budget is a little smaller. Buffets are the most popular dining venue in Las Vegas, likely because of how many there are in the different casinos. Most buffets serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner so there’s