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Spending the Day at Starfish Island, Belize

There’s nothing like a beach day! Every once in awhile, the best thing for the body and the soul is a day at the beach. And what better than a day at the beach on your birthday. We visited Belize via cruise ship on my […]

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Adventure Awaits in Family Friendly Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the premier travel destinations in the United States. But, everyone knows that it is an adult playground. “What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas” is the town’s tourism slogan. However, we wanted to see if a family can have fun […]

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A Trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Some of its rock walls are deeper than you’ll find in parts of the Grand Canyon. For more than 2 million years, the Gunnison River has chiseled away the rock canyon walls, at the rate of one paper width per year. Painted Wall, its largest […]

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Meow Wolf: An Art Gallery on the Wild Side

It’s a place that defies description. Yet here we are, attempting to describe it. But, you really have to experience it to fully appreciate it. It is an interactive art museum. And mystery theater. Maybe it’s part escape room. See, it simply defies description. Meow […]

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Ultimate Guide to the Cliff Palace Tour at Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde National Park, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado has captivated tourists for decades since two cowboys happened upon Cliff Palace in December 1888. Since then, Cliff Palace has been the quintessential stop for those admiring the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. The […]

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10 More Fun Family Adventures in Denver

We received such an overwhelming response to our post on Fun Family Adventures in Denver that we decided to create another list of 10 more fun family adventures in Denver. Each location is perfect for a family outing, or for anyone visiting the Denver area. […]

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Ten Not-To-Be-Missed Activities at Gumbalimba Park on Roatan Island

Honduras is not a popular vacation destination. In fact, the country has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. However, Roatan Island just off the mainland of Honduras, is a popular and relative safe destination. Cruise ships dock at Roatan regularly. On West […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Elitch Gardens Theme Park

I must tell you upfront that I have a healthy fear of roller coasters. When I was 7-years-old, I was stuck on one as the car stalled while rounding a curve. That experience left me wealthy a justifiable apprehension. I like to be in control, […]

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National Park Photos: A Tribute

We at Family Well Traveled love our national parks. With more than 400 national park sites, there is plenty to see and do. We have a lot of sites left to visit. Still, we thought in honor of National Parks Week (which occurs each April), […]

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Six Underrated National Parks in New Mexico You Must Visit

When you think about New Mexico, you probably think of pueblos and UFOs (think Roswell). The state also has a large number of National Park sites, most notably Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, and Chaco Culture. However, the state boasts a number of underrated National Parks. […]

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