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Summer 2003

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"Fun Family Adventures"
 Find these close-to-home getaways perfect for your family this summer.
Visit an elephant sanctuary and meet Toby, Tonga, and baby Batir;
lodge in a tipi and learn from Native Americans about their ways and
traditions; make friends with wild Orcas while camping on a remote,
wilderness island; celebrate the 25th anniversary of this city's popular, family attraction; plunge into summer with activities galore at one of our country's most awesome parks; and lots more!

"Travelin' Grandma"
 ...takes the grandkids on the trail of Lewis & Clark, Santa Claus, and Abraham Lincoln. Make tracks across the country in celebration of Lewis & Clark's bicentennial. Spend five days in Indiana, with lots of
family fun activities, including Santa's favorite amusement park
and Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home.

"Swimming with the Humpback Whales of Tonga"
 Join Deb on a most unforgettable journey to the South Pacific to swim with Humpback whales. Share her personal moments with a mother humpback and her calf. See why Tonga, and its scattering of islands with blue-green lagoons, steep limestone cliffs, lush jungles and warm, heartfelt people is a favorite vacation spot for human and whale families alike. An adventure not to be missed!

"Tips, Tricks & Tactics"
 Learn tips for great vacation photos; tricks for visiting a theme park; and
 tactics for how to get the type of flight you want, what to do if your flight is canceled, and,
what to know before booking a cruise.

"South Africa -- A Journey Back to My Homeland."
 Discover the best of South Africa with Marjorie and her family. Shop
the markets, see penguins, baboons, and elephants in the wild, tour
kid-pleasing sights, explore family-favorite beaches, stay in unique lodges,
and eat at wonderful restaurants.

"Cruise the Islands of the Caribbean"
 Cruise aboard the Norwegian Sun with Robin and her family to Grand Cayman, Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. Share in the cruise activities as well as the adventures ashore--from chocolate buffets, dazzling shows, and
delicious meals to stingrays, dolphins, and submarines.

"Island Capers -- Cozumel by Horseback"
 Come along with Jane and her two little wranglers as they discover Cozumel on horseback. Trail through jungles to Maya ruins, along back roads and by rancheros, and to secluded beaches for gallops in the surf.

 "Health Watch"
 Get ideas on how to safely play under the summer's sun; stay healthy
while on the road; and get prompt attention for travel emergencies.

"Family Fun Resorts"
 Find out why Tradewinds Island Grand Resort is a favorite with Jackie and
 her grandson, Logan. From the Kids Only Club and Action Zone to
 Kids in the Kitchen and Beaker, the toucan -- it's non-stop family fun.

"The Best for Families in Oahu"
 Check out Jill and her family's top picks in hotels, restaurants, activities,
 sights and more -- from Waikiki to the North Shore.

"Yellowstone National Park"
 Explore a family favorite with Kathryn and the kids as they drive
by plunging waterfalls, through enormous canyons, and over rolling plains; spot bear, elk,
antelope and coyote, ride horseback, sleep in log cabins, and much more.

"Kids' Korner"
 Take it from Megan, a teenager from Marietta, Georgia, "Cancun is a hip place for teens!" Join her in one activity after another as she shows why Cancun is her favorite vacation spot.

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Tips, Tricks & Tactics

"Explore America"
with these adventures and cost saving ideas...

Find regional and national parks, scenic byways, reserves, recreational sites and resource areas that stretch coast to coast offering families hundreds of opportunities to explore this great land of America. "Explore America" with a sampling of 10 unique getaways and 12 cost saving ideas.


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