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    Fun comes in assorted varieties on a family trip to Oregon: Travel Weekly

    Our family — my husband and our two sons, ages 14 and 20 — generally takes a summer vacation together. But we’re often split on what to do; we love cities and the urban adventure that they offer, but we also enjoy the outdoors and our country’s splendid national parks. For this year’s trip, we explored the western side of Oregon from north to south and discovered that we could have some of each. Portland: Urban bliss We started in Portland, well known for its progressive bent and its lively food scene. Our home base here was the Kimpton Hotel  

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    19 family vacation ideas your teenager will love

    Traveling with teens can be tricky. They’re too young for adult fun and too old for the plethora of activities geared toward the easy-to-please 12-and-under crowd. Fortunately, just like there are places to take the kids before they’re grown, there are destinations ideal for families with teens. Many are bucket list places, but why not splurge for the occasion? It may be the last family vacation before your kid(s) fly the coop — forever. From Reno Tahoe to Northern Thailand, here are 19 teen-friendly places to visit as a family. Best vacation spots for families with teens Denver, Colorado Best  

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    5 Midwestern getaways in Ohio, Michigan, more

    When the Midwest is ablaze in amber, auburn and crimson, it’s time to pack up your family for a leaf peeping adventure. Whether you want to stick closer to home or travel further afield with a Midwest road trip, these Midwest fall getaways deliver gorgeous turning leaves, relaxing outdoor pursuits and family vacation ideas that are fun for both kids and adults. Door County, Wisconsin In northeast Wisconsin, Door County has been called the “Cape Cod of the Midwest.” With more than 300 miles of rugged shoreline, the long, tall peninsula features some of the best fall foliage in  

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    The U.S. travel industry is optimistic as Americans plan trips into the winter : NPR

    Horseback riders take a trail ride on Aug. 13 near June Lake, Calif. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption George Rose/Getty Images Horseback riders take a trail ride on Aug. 13 near June Lake, Calif. George Rose/Getty Images After surging coronavirus cases during the spring scuttled a much-anticipated cruise trip to Montreal, Nate Burglewski and his extended family really wanted to gather this summer — while also staying safe. The trip had to meet a few requirements: a destination that wasn’t too far for elderly relatives in the Midwest, had strict local coronavirus safety measures, and offered lots of  

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    Australian PM defends family trip during COVID lockdown | News | DW

    Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison hit back at criticism over his decision travel to Sydney on Father’s Day during a COVID lockdown. In an interview with Sky News Australia aired Tuesday, Morrison said there was a lot of “misinformation” doing the rounds and that there was no exemption required for him to travel to Sydney.  “I can understand people’s frustration, but I do think there has been a lot of misinformation about this,” Morrison said. “I live in Sydney. I often have to be here [in Canberra] for work, there was no requirement to get an exemption to go to  

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    Whitewater rafting at New River Gorge: The ultimate family adventure

    I’d never been whitewater rafting before, but I wanted our visit to New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in West Virginia to be the pinnacle of our recent family vacation, so I chose a trip with Adventures on the Gorge in hopes that my 10-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son would have a great summer vacation memory to look back on when school arrived in the fall.  Adventures on the Gorge is an outdoor outfitter with a resort on the rim of the gorge inside America’s newest national park and the resort was our base camp for a couple of  

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    Family in mourning after Valley man dies during business trip

    An East Valley family is in mourning after a beloved husband and father died after being hit by a motorcyclist while jogging in New York City. CHANDLER, Ariz. — Christopher Bailey was doing one of his favorite hobbies — running — when he was hit by a motorcyclist and died. The 43-year-old had a lot more to give, said his wife of 19 years, Dawn Bailey. “I think his role as husband and father was his greatest accomplishment,” she said. Chris had a successful career at McKinsey & Company, and even though he had a busy schedule, his wife said  

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