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Sun Valley Skiing
This was a ski trip with eight people. We picked Sun Valley because we had a friend living there (though there are certainly other good reasons to go there). The group stayed in a condo in Elkhorn....  [Read more]

Submitted by Brian

Mt. Bachelor Skiing
I love central Oregon, and Mt. Bachelor is one of my favorite places to ski anywhere. I've done at least five group ski trips here. The Outback and Northwest chairs are high-speed, wiht long runs...  [Read more]
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Submitted by brian

Lake Louise Skiing
Did two group ski trips to Lake Louise (two different groups of 5 friends). All of the skiing was at Lake Louise Mountain Resort, though there are a couple of other nearby ski areas. I didn't have...  [Read more]
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Submitted by Brian

First time to New York with Newborn
Travel can be tough with a small child. Especially when you are flying across country with your sister and brother in-law who also have a newborn and you’re on a way to a family reunion to me...  [Read more]
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Submitted by Familyman

Adventure Moab
We rented a motor home and drove all day from Flagstaff, AZ to Moab, Utah. We had planned to keep the first day for nothing more than R&R, but that changed when we found an epic bike company an...  [Read more]

Submitted by WWP

Jackson Hole Skiing
Buddies ski trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Stayed at the Quality Inn & Suites 49er. It wasn't anything special, but it did have a hot tub and was very conveniently located. So much so that we ...  [Read more]
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Submitted by brian

Monterey Family Weekend Getaway
Monterey makes for a great weekend getaway from the Bay Area...just a two hour drive from San Francisco, and not much more than an hour from San Jose. We went in December to celebrate some family b...  [Read more]

Submitted by dad

Miraval Spa
Super luxury mellow trip that challenges you about life, balance, and choice. If you want it to, it can challenge you physically and emotionally as well as financially, but it's all worth it. We w...  [Read more]

Submitted by scott58

Yosemite
My two colleagues, Sheila, Sue and I went to visit my brother who was one of the Head Rangers in Yosemite at the time. We wanted to hike up Half Dome as none of us, my brother included, had done it...  [Read more]

Submitted by Charley Ehmann

Santa Barbara Weekend
We rented a house in Santa Barbara with 2 other couples for a weekend wedding of our friends. We had a blast. It is amazing how much fun getting away from it all for a weekend can be - even when th...  [Read more]

Submitted by k in sf

All Girls Birthday Bash Palm Springs
Well the trip started out a little shaky when my best friend and I showed up to the airport about 50 minutes prior to our flight and saw a line out of the door to check-in. 30 minutes later we were...  [Read more]

Submitted by Joan

Death Valley Christmas
Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A superlative desert of streaming dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicolored rock layers, water-fluted canyons and three million acres of wilderness. Dealth Valley is home ...  [Read more]

Submitted by Brent

March Madness - Opening Rounds
I met up with groups of 4-5 guys twice to see the opening rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament - once in Seattle, once in Tucson. There are four games on the first day (either Thursday or Frid...  [Read more]

Submitted by brian

Tsuniah Lake Lodge Trip
There is no specific story to tell about this place. Perhaps there are a hundred stories to tell, since all of the family members on my father’s side of the family have been gathering at this...  [Read more]
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Submitted by Dan F.

Family Birthday Trip, Palm Springs
With money being tight the idea of taking a vacation of any length seemed completely out of the question this year for my birthday. But, when I found an offer for the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho...  [Read more]

Submitted by Campbell

TALLADEGA NIGHTS: The Ultimate Bachelor Party
It all started with an ingenious idea from the bachelor himself. A journey that would transcend all to become the ultimate bachelor party experience. We had all seen the movie, a Will Farrell class...  [Read more]

Submitted by cman

Florida's so pretty
My name is PEYTON and I am going to be five. I went to Florida with my family this Spring. I saw one grumpy turtle there, one snail and lots of bunnies and lizards. Lizards were like green, brown,...  [Read more]
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Submitted by Peyton

Walla Walla or Bust
What is that speeding down the highway...is it a sports car, a super sonic train? No, it's the Mem Day bio-diesel party bus. Yes, it's true! Twenty or so college buddies (ages 30 something to 40 so...  [Read more]
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Daytona Beach Getaway
Filled with family-style recreation, attractions and entertainment, the Daytona Beach area offers 23 miles of sparkling beaches and plenty of fun. The beach itself has an ocean park atmosphere, wit...  [Read more]
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Fall Foliage - East Coast Tour
Every autumn, groups of families and friends visit the East Coast of the U.S. for nature's colorful fall foliage displays while exploring the picturesque towns and enjoying harvest celebrations alo...  [Read more]
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Family Golf Vacations
With role models like Rory McIlroy spurring on the young, and legends like Jack Nicklaus still inspiring seasoned golfers, golf continues to be a sport of interest to all ages. Making golf a big p...  [Read more]
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Family Ski Vacation
There's great group travel options these days for families heading to the slopes, since resorts are competing for your business with a broad range of services and compelling travel packag...  [Read more]
Enjoying America's Pastime Together
Whether going to see your favorite baseball team play their storied rivals in the next city, or taking the pilgrimage to visit every major league park in the U.S., seeing America from her cathedral...  [Read more]
Disney Theme Parks
Disney is the amusement park that started it all over 50 years ago. Tap into some extra  magic by traveling with friends and family to bring out the child inside of everyone. Some believe tha...  [Read more]
USA Golf Destinations Overview
With the popularity of golf and the abundance of courses, most destinations offer an opportunity to accommodate visiting golfers. When planning golf trips you will find distinctive differences in g...  [Read more]
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Indianapolis - Indy 500
The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indy 500, takes place each Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Here your group will join the over 270,000 passionat...  [Read more]
Mammoth Mountain
Ski groups from Southern California have long known the joys of skiing Mammoth Mountain. It's a 5-hour drive from Los Angeles, but it blows away the skiing in the San Bernardino Mountains and is ...  [Read more]
Orlando
Orlando is called "The City Beautiful" for good reason. Sunny beaches, great year-around weather, and a plethora of first-rate theme parks and activities make Orlando a very attractive destinatio...  [Read more]
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Las Vegas
For a great group vacation, Las Vegas delivers spectacle on a grand scale, with entertainment, nightlife, and accommodation options that are truly unique. Boasting 360 days a year of sunshine, g...  [Read more]
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Orlando, Florida
A weekend trip to the Orlando area should definitely include visiting one or more theme parks like: Disney World, Epcot Center, Disney Animal Kingdom, Universal, and Sea World — all...  [Read more]

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This was a ski trip with eight people. We picked Sun Valley because we had a friend living there ...  [Read More]
I love central Oregon, and Mt. Bachelor is one of my favorite places to ski anywhere. I've done...  [Read More]
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Did two group ski trips to Lake Louise (two different groups of 5 friends). All of the skiing was...  [Read More]
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5 Days In/Around Moab Utah With The Guys.
No Matter Where Your From Or Your Budget, Jackson Hole Is Awesome Skiing
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Monterey So Close But So Far Away.
Roughing It Never Felt So Good.
Better Than Canyon Ranch?
Half Dome With My Brother The Ranger.
Destination Weddings Are So Much Fun!
Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A superlative desert of streaming dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicol...  [Read More]
Guys Trip With Lots To See And Do.
So Much Or Nothing At All To Do For 50 Years.
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With money being tight the idea of taking a vacation of any length seemed completely out of the q...  [Read More]
Family Travel Through The Eyes Of A Five Year Old.
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Group Travel Keeps You Young At Heart.
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Filled with family-style recreation, attractions and entertainment, the Daytona Beach area offers...  [Read More]
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Group Travel Fall Foliage
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With role models like Rory McIlroy spurring on the young, and legends like Jack Nicklaus still in...  [Read More]
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There's great group travel options these days for families heading to the slopes, since reso...  [Read More]
Whether going to see your favorite baseball team play their storied rivals in the next city, or t...  [Read More]
Disney is the amusement park that started it all over 50 years ago. Tap into some extra  ma...  [Read More]
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Sensory Overload At The Historic Speedway
Lots Of Sun And Snow, Remote Ski Getaway
Disney World, Great Weather, And Exciting Events
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Nightlife, Entertainment, Extravagance
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Space Exploration History, Sublime Wildlife, Gorgeous Beaches

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