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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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    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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    Today’s Jenna Bush Hager looks sensational in beach photo during family trip out

    September 09, 2021 – 15:59 BST Hanna Fillingham Today star Jenna Bush Hager took to Instagram to share a stunning beach photo during a family trip out with her husband and children Jenna Bush Hager looked the epitome of chic over the weekend as she enjoyed a trip to the beach with her family. The Today star was pictured on Instagram dressed in a wide-brimmed hat and a white kaftan while posing with her lookalike daughter, who was wearing a co-ordinating outfit to her mom. MORE: Hoda Kotb stuns co-star Jenna Bush Hager with surprising wedding update 

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    How to Enjoy Family Vacations When You’re Always the Planner

    One evening, after the kids were in bed, my exhausted husband fell onto the couch to watch TV. I, on the other hand, sat in front of my computer researching local beaches. It was a Friday night, so the question on my mind was: What will we do tomorrow? I explored options, the cost of parking and the best time of day to go, and then I posted on the local parent Facebook group to get more opinions. By the time I decided on a late-afternoon trip to the beach with a picnic dinner, my husband had moved from the  

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