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Tall Ship and the Lift Bridge

Duluth, Minnesota – 8 First Experiences For the Whole Family


One drawback to living is the Midwest is that the ocean is so far away.  We’ve got a 2 hour drive to the airport and then at least a 3 hour flight to get to the saltwater.  But, Duluth, MN is just over an hour away, and they have Lake Superior.  I guess I’ll take freshwater over saltwater any season,…

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Mall of America

Mall of America – 9 First Experiences For the Whole Family


Where can you have 9, yes 9, awesome first experiences over the course of 2 days?  Where can you shop at 520 stores, choose from 50 restaurants, explore an aquarium, have some thrills at an amusement park and much, MUCH more?  Only at the Mall of America! The Mall of America (MoA) is located in Bloomington Minnesota and is celebrating…

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Riding Amtrak With Kids – What to Expect the First Time


Traveling by train on Amtrak sounds so easy and relaxing doesn’t it?  All you have to do is hop on board, find your comfortable seat, and sit back and enjoy the ride.  There’s no traffic, no road construction, and no bathroom stops.  Perfect, right?  Maybe, maybe not, here is what you can expect when riding Amtrak with kids. I was…

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