10 Best Comic Book Stores in the US

Comic books aren’t just for shy and bookish kids anymore. Thanks in part to Hollywood and to the upsurge of counterculturalism, the world of fantasy, superheroes and villains that once only belonged to introverts is now a cool thing. Just look at the crowds that swarm ComicCon in San Diego every year. One of the […]

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Best Ice Cream Sandwich Parlors in the US

Sweet Republic’s assortment of ice cream sandwiches in Scottsdale (Sweet Republic) Ice cream is arguably the one dessert that everybody, adults and kids alike, cannot help but love – maybe it’s because not only does it cool you down on hot summer days, it’s also very comforting. Or perhaps it’s partly because whatever dessert flavor […]

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5 Best Milkshakes in America’s Big Cities

Take the kids out for a special foodie treat. (Flickr: Jim Champion) Since the 30s, milkshakes have been one of America’s favorite drinks. And with classic favorites like chocolate, strawberry, and banana, it’s hardly a mystery. Kids, teens, and even adults just can’t get enough these ice cream treats, so much so that you can […]

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Cool Road Trip Must Haves for the Kids

PlanetBox bento boxes for enjoyable lunch stops. (Courtesy PlanetBox) The sun is high, the days are long and temperatures are rising. It’s summertime once again, and with the kids out of school, families are leaving their cares behind and gearing up for a summer vacation that takes them to their dream family destinations for an […]

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Four Reasons to Take the Kids to Disneyland This Summer

Disneyland Park in Anaheim (Courtesy Disney) When the days are longer and the temperatures are higher, many families make that journey out west to Southern California where the weather is always perfect, the beaches are glorious, and there’s unforgettable, assorted fun to be had everywhere you turn. This summer, spend a day or two at […]

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8 Reasons to Spend Your Family Vacation at Boca Raton Resort & Club

Boca Raton Resort & Club exterior and pool (Courtesy Waldorf Astoria) On Florida’s eastern coast not far from Miami is Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Southern luxury escape that presents an idyllic setting frequented by families and other patrons since the latter part of the Twenties. Not far from Florida’s major destinations but far enough to […]

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Family-Friendly Must-Dos in Newport Beach This Summer

Newport Beach, CA (Courtesy Visit Newport Beach) Scenic coastal paths, rock-dotted sandy beaches, a quiet harbor, and golden sunsets represent everyday life in the small, affluent beachside community of Newport Beach, CA, a city where the cool modern meets that easy beach lifestyle. In this idyllic, contemporary destination in the OC, less than an hour […]

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Visiting Japan with the Kids

Japan countryside (Flickr: Moyan Brenn) One of the best things about traveling with the family is having opportunity to experience new cultures and explore different lands, and Japan is perhaps one of the most kid-friendly destinations for it. When the kids are old enough and ready to venture out of the country, this small island […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Disneyland Getaway

While it may not be as big as Orlando’s Disney World, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is just as packed with rides and attractions for both the young and the young-at-heart. Before you go, expect that you won’t be able to see the entire park, let alone go on every single ride there, in a […]

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The Ends of the World

Some places are fascinating for being maybe not the opposite but being remote and being away from it all

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