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If your family is searching for a fresh experience, consider a farm stay.  Here are five places where your crew can collect eggs, milk a goat or get their hands dirty in the garden:   Weatherbury Farm. PA. Give your kids the chance to hand feed ( from a bottle…
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1. Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel. Brazilian Amazon. Located 35 miles from Manaus, a bustling city considered the gateway to the Brazilian Amazon, this eco-lodge was among the originators of treehouse getaways. Climb stairways, and scoot across catwalks as you make your way to your leafy retreat. Enroute linger to observe…
Published in Family Travel Blog
  For a day, a weekend or a week, leave civilization behind and challenge yourselves on the whitewater. Take the rustic approach and camp along the river’s edge. Or float by day and snuggle in at the lodge overnight. Here are five places where the rivers are wild and scenic:…
Published in Active Travel
  Observing wild animals in their natural environment never loses its appeal. Here are five places where you and your family can see extraordinary creatures in the place they call home: Flamingos . These long-legged beauties favor tropical and subtropical habitats and are becoming increasingly rare in the US outside…
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  Gather the extended family and share a travel experience. Here are five ideas that will appeal to multiple generations: 1.       The Family Cruise.  Choosing to sail as an extended family is a great way to see the world together without decimating the family budget. Whether your idea of a…
Published in Family Travel Blog
Visit an eco lodge where adventure is encouraged, eco-friendly practices are in place and community support is essential. Here are six to consider: Patagonia Wildlife Safari - Visit southern Chile to experience a thrilling combo of wildlife and scenery in one of the most isolated regions of South America. Check… This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;;

ft shakti himalayaU Shakti 360¢ª Leti . Himalayas, India. Unplug and soak in the stunning views from your cabin in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. A strong commitment to the local community includes employment of local guides, chefs and porters as well a determination to use traditional building techniques. The company has introduced solar heating and lighting, water reuse programs and created a foundation to foster local renewable energy, education and cultural projects in the community. Hike to your heart’s content and learn about the culture of this spectacular mountainous region. Contact: 1 (866 )401-3705;

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Inspiration: “We can waste our lives dreaming big but letting insecurities blind us. Or we can look up and see life as a series of moments to be experienced rather than conquered.” Ryan Levinson – Marathoner, Surfer, Stand-Up Paddle Boarder. Diagnosed in 1994 with FSH muscular dystrophy. OUTSIDE Magazine’s 2011…
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  Gather your family to wish upon a star. Here are five extraordinary places to view the night sky: African Skies. Check into Little Kulala, a desert eco-retreat within southern Africa’s Kulala Wilderness Reserve. Hop aboard a Land Rover to scope out springbok, ostrich and oryx or float above the…
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  It’s true. Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and the rest of the Today Show crew followed us to Namibia. Within days of our return from a ten day trek through this Southern African nation, Matt and his band of merry travelers, revealed their location on Day One of the “Where…
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  Irene Lane, founder of Greenloons, offers her picks for ten compelling eco destinations:   1.  Jordan’s eco-lodges combine local heritage and educational experiences while exploring a mix of modernity, ancient wonders and nature. Think horse or camel safaris, Bedouins, the endangered Arabia oryx, Petra, the Dead Sea and trekking through…
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