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Williamsburg: Bring the Family for the History, Food, Beer and Fun

There’s a lot of heritage in the Williamsburg region. It has both the site of the first English colonial settlement and the field where the last battle of the Revolutionary War was fought, and it’s also where you can discover how early Americans lived, played and worked. But there is much, much more to this […]

Where to Stay and Play in Virginia

Looking forward to a May getaway? Seek out a family-friendly destination offering all the luxury treatments you deserve, but with enough free fun to balance the expense. Head to Virginia for all the kid-centric fun of theme parks and water parks by day, but with a twinge of Southern hospitality and luxury amenities by night. […]

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July With the Family

The Fourth of July is already right around the corner. The first official holiday of the summer kicks off with a low-key barbecue at home, day at the beach or big family outing. Fireworks and food are both key elements to a fun Fourth and if your family wants to make a mini vacation out […]

Kingsmill Resort Offers Full Service at Family-Friendly Prices

Parents convinced they can’t have a full-service family resort experience without spending a fortune can have their cake and eat it, too, at Kingsmill Resort on the James River near Busch Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. Not only is the resort wallet-friendly, but it’s also designed to offer a cozy, activity-filled […]

Thanksgiving Food and Fun for History Lovers

Four states lay claim to hosting the first Thanksgiving dinner, but no matter if it’s talking turkey or serving history with a grain of salt is anyone’s guess. Luckily, there are plenty of ways—and places—to take a step back in time and get a taste of fun. Plimouth Plantation, Plymouth, Mass. No, it’s not just […]

Meaningful Destinations for Veterans Day

First established in 1919 as Armistice Day to celebrate the end of World War I, Nov. 11 was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include American veterans from all wars. Get the kids involved this year with fun activities, games and events in your neighborhood, or take time out of your busy schedule to give […]