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Four Reasons Why You and the Family Should Hit the Road

Four Reasons Why You and the Family Should Hit the RoadNot sure how to make vacations and school breaks count with your family? Discover your own backyard with a family road trip, advised veteran traveler and mother of three Alisa Abecassis.

"With busy lives and, perhaps, lingering anxiety about job security, a family vacation may not be parents' top priority, but if they can pull it off, even if only for a few days, it can be a truly rich experience for both parents and children," said Abecassis, who recently launched ExploreAll50.com, a website filled with resources for travel in the United States.
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Caltrans Unveils QuickMap Online Traffic Service for California Motorists

Caltrans Unveils QuickMap Online Traffic Service for California Motorists California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has launched Caltrans QuickMap, an online service that provides California motorists with real-time traffic and travel information that will allow them to make better decisions about how to reach t...
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Northern California’s Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Readies for April 1 Opening

Northern California’s Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Readies for April 1 Opening Despite unusually heavy winter rains and snow, the owner of the historic Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad said the line will open April 1, 2010 and begin its 44th year as one of northern California's favorite visitor attractions.

"We have had a l...
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Winter Road Survival in the West Starts From the Ground Up

Winter Road Survival in the West Starts From the Ground Up The West offers drivers a variety of winter conditions, from the ice and slush found in such cities as Denver, St. Louis and Minneapolis to the rain and mud that heavy storms bring throughout much of the Southwest.

With that in mind, OldWestNewWest.com...
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Plan to Hike the Grand Canyon? Here are a Few Tips to Help Keep You Safe

Plan to Hike the Grand Canyon? Here are a Few Tips to Help Keep You Safe About 5 million visitors each year go see the wonders of Grand Canyon National Park, and many take the time to do some form of hiking.

Whether you're planning a day hike, or something more ambitious such as overnight hiking, the National Park Services...
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