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Looking for the ideal family travel adventure?
Find lots of ideas at Have Children Will Travel!

1. Start with Your Travel Guide packed full of adventure ideas along with essential "how-to" advice.
2. Then pick a favorite destination or activity in Adventure Travel Ideas – grouped by interests.
3. Connect with families who love to travel in The Gathering Place – find support and encouragement.
4. Browse Your Travel Journals for memorable family adventures. Also, share your
5. Once you pick a vacation, turn to the Travel Experts and Resource Center for the practical help.

Happy Travels!

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. . . looking for the ideal family adventure?

. . . looking for the ideal family adventure?
Turn to your trusted guide to great family adventure - written by families for families, the most reliable information around - 16 years strong!
• Read the Current Adventures.
• Browse the Newsletter Topics.

• Find more vacation ideas in the Back Issues.
• View the photo Scrapbook.

. . . packed full of helpful travel information

. . . packed full of helpful travel information

Looking for more trip planning information?

Find numerous travel Tips, Tricks & Tactics and
a variety of helpful Website Links.

. . . need expert advice in planning your vacation?

. . . need expert advice in planning your vacation?

Look to your
your team of trusted family Travel Experts committed
to honest information, integrity to service, and quality of product. Find many committed experts to help you with your family travel adventures.

Are you a family Travel Expert? Join our Experts to provide that trusted advice.

. . . share articles, photos & video of favorite adventures.

. . . share articles, photos & video of favorite adventures.

What makes a memorable travel adventure?

Check out Family Travel Journals  -  submitted by families like you. Post your favorite family vacation for family, friends, and community to enjoy.

It's fun and easy! Just register or login and submit a short anecdote or a photo and caption of your favorite travel experience.

. . . connect with families who love to travel.

. . . connect with families who love to travel.

Have vacation questions?
Need travel advice?

Looking to share ideas?

Come into The Gathering Place - your family travel forum, where you can connect with other families from around the globe.

Where do the Wild roam?

These giraffe and zebra are curious about their visitors. Where do they roam? Click here to find out.

Tips, Tricks & Tactics

Great Family Vacations
...time and time again

A family vacation can be one of the most wonderful and remembered times of one’s life--longed to be repeated over and over. Planning... good planning... will make or break that family getaway.

"Talk Story"
with Deb Cornick
Have Children Will Travel.

Looking for summer family vacation ideas?

• Check out the advice at Great Family Vacations.
• Then browse through Dream Vacation Ideas.
• Find more at
Family Travel Adventures - travels shared by families - the most trusted advice around.

May your summer be filled with family, friends and travel!

Until next time...



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Sterling Renaissance Festival

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July 12 - August 17
Great Lakes Medieval Faire
Rock Creek, OH

July 18 - 27

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Cheyenne, Wyoming

July 30 - Aug 3

Maine Lobster Festival

Rockland, Maine

July 31 - August 3

Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival

Nappanee, Indiana

August 1 - 3
The Oregon Jamboree
Sweet Home, Oregon

August 3 - 31
Jazz on the Lawn 2014

Santa Monica, CA

August 7 - 10
Sweet Corn Festival
Mendota, IL

August 9 - 10
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Flushing, NY

August 13 - 16
Mammoth Lakes Sierra Summer Festival
Mammoth Lakes, CA

August 14 -17
The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival
Warwick, NY

August 14 - 21
Lake George Music Festival
Lake George Village, NY

August 15 - 17
Maritime Heritage Festival
Port Washington, WI

August 16
Hummingbird Hurrah
Henderson, MN

August 16
Sleepy Creek Campout
Berkeley Springs, WV

August 22 - 23
Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival
Kennesaw, GA

August 23
Austin Bat Festival
Austin, TX

August 28 - 31
Grand Citrus Festival
Anaheim, CA

August 30 - Sept 1
Colorado Balloon Classic
Colorado Springs, CO


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“ Twenty years from
now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

~Mark Twain





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