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Where to Unplug the Kids

August 5, 2011 – 7:16 am

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children now spend 53 hours a week in front of a television, computer, hand held video game console, cell phone, iPad… and some times, multiple devices at once. As you contemplate what to do with the last weeks of summer, we asked the experts at ARAMARK Parks and Destinations to tell us where they would like to spend some time outside.

Guest Post: Coolest, Most Overlooked Vacation Destinations for the Summer

July 16, 2011 – 9:27 am

Where do you go when the temperatures go triple digits? We asked MyWeather.com to give us their picks for the coolest and least known vacation spots for families.

Cache in on the Adventure

August 18, 2010 – 6:00 am
Sunday River Resort

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCachen and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

West Yellowstone or Bust!

July 24, 2010 – 6:19 am
West Yellowstone Montana

We leave Jackson Hole and head to West Yellowstone on day 5 of our Rockies or Bust 2010 mega road trip. Seeing a bear is a huge highlight!

4th of July in Jackson Hole, Wyoming — Day 4 Rockies or Bust 2010

July 17, 2010 – 10:12 am
Alpine Slide Snow King Jackson Hole Wyoming

What’s not to like about the 4th of July? Fireworks and watermelon, parades and picnics. This year the Rockies or Bust tour stopped to celebrate Independence Day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The Road to Yellowstone — Day 3 Rockies or Bust 2010

July 8, 2010 – 5:39 am
Junior Ranger Patches Yellowstone

Leaving Cody behind, we drive along roughly the same route to Yellowstone that Bill Cody used when he took visitors to the park. Obviously, things are a bit different now. The Pahaska Tepee was a two-day journey back in the day and today it’s less than an hour. A visit to the park that took weeks can now be done in a day of driving.

Buffalo Bill Still Rides: Cody, Wyoming

July 7, 2010 – 6:58 am
Gunfighters at the Irma Hotel

Cody, Wyoming is known as the “Rodeo Capital of the World” for good reason. It’s named for Bill Cody, otherwise known as Buffalo Bill. Explore the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, his Irma Hotel and other relics of the Old West.

Cowboy Up! Welcome to Wyoming — Rockies or Bust 2010 Day 1

July 4, 2010 – 10:28 am
Cody Wyoming

Today we’re traveling on the Circle the Continental Divide Driving Tour. This drive highlights the best of Wyoming — including national parks, museums, rodeos, pioneer trails, Native American tribes, jaw-dropping scenery, and colorful wildlife.

Guaranteed Snow in Wyoming

January 15, 2010 – 4:46 pm
Togwotee Mountain Lodge Snowmobiling

Winter driving usually means trying to avoid snow, but visitors to Togwotee Mountain Lodge, a mountain resort nestled high above Jackson Hole, WY in the mountains of the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Yellowstone National Park, come for the hundreds of inches of fresh powder each year.