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My family and I keep returning to Albuquerque because of its mix of Native, Hispanic and Anglo cultures, intriguing hands-on museums and exciting adve ...
 
Home to the University of Texas and the state capitol, the city of Austin is becoming an increasingly popular destination for families. Austin is no l ...
 
The legions of fantastical rock formations that tower over the slopes of Utah's Bryce Canyon are the main attraction in this national park. Known as " ...
 
Dallas is the top-visited city in Texas, and with its array of family-friendly activities, it makes sense families are flocking to it. With attraction ...
 
Flagstaff is hip. Home to Northern Arizona University, many of the city’s residents are college students who frequent Historic Downtown, where brewe ...
 
Fort Worth, located about 30 minutes from Dallas, offers an authentic Old West Texas feel when compared to Dallas, which is considered more of a moder ...
 
Home to the Akokisa and Karankawa Indians since before 1528, when the first Europeans landed here, Galveston Island and the city of Galveston didn't r ...
 
Located in northern Arizona in what has become one of the U.S.'s most popular National Parks, the Grand Canyon won't disappoint. Despite spring and su ...
 
Did you know Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas? The small town, located just outside of Dallas, hosts some 1,400 themed events in November a ...
 
Perhaps when you think of Texas, you envision endless desert plains, cowboys and hot, hot, hot temperatures. You'd have the heat right (if visiting in ...
 
As you wind up and through hairpin turns toward the cliff-side town of Jerome, Arizona, your family will be transported back to the 1880s, when the ti ...
 
Lake Tahoe, Nevada, offers families water sports, ski resorts, hiking trails and more. It’s an outdoor lover’s paradise that can be enjoyed year-r ...
 
A city that prides itself on its "Sin City" nickname may not exactly seem like the place to bring your preschooler. With its heady mix of casinos, coc ...
 
Moab, Utah, is an ideal destination for families who love playing in the outdoors. Its stunning natural landscapes - from towering red-rock towers to ...
 
Phoenix is a vacation destination for some, and a short stopping point for others, as it houses the largest and most convenient airport in Arizona, Ph ...
 
Deep in the heart of Texas awaits one of its best cities. San Antonio is a combination of old and new, with towering skyscrapers resting beside histor ...
 
Full of heritage and culture, arts and outdoor recreation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the country's oldest capital city, dating back to 1610, and its hi ...
 
The southwestern city of Scottsdale -- just 23 miles from Phoenix -- creates a prime vacation spot and sounding ground for exploring both city and des ...
 
Many families visit Arizona to see the Grand Canyon -- an iconic attraction on almost everyone’s bucket list. If you’re planning a visit, be sure ...
 
Texas' South Padre Island is most often associated with spring break, when thousands of college students descend on the beach and then cross into Mexi ...
 
At some point in one’s life, a road trip through the Great American West may be taken. Most often, families who are on a trek through Northern Arizo ...
 
Taos Ski Valley is one of the select few privately owned ski destinations in the country. Now run by third-generation family members, the true essence ...
 
The southwestern city of Tucson is the second largest in Arizona, located approximately 100 miles southeast of Phoenix and just 60 miles north of the ...
 
Located in the northeast corner of the Sooner State, Tulsa is an amalgamation of cultures and experiences. Sure, you’ll see lots of cowboy hats and ...
 
Nineteenth-century Mormon pioneers sought asylum from religious prosecution amidst the cliffs and canyons of what is now Zion National Park. But befor ...

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