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FAMILY TRAVEL

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO FAMILY ADVENTURE VACATIONS:
Wildlife Encounters, Cultural Explorations, and Learning Escapes in the U.S. and Canada

Author: Candyce H. Stapen

You and your kids can learn to play toe-tapping fiddle tunes, join in a Hawaiian luau, go dogsledding in the North Woods, sleep in a hogan on a Navajo reservation, take a polar-bear safari, or cross the prairie in a wagon train. These are just a few of the more than 300 exciting learning vacations this guide presents.

Organized by region in the United States and Canada, this is a resource for making the most of your family vacations by turning them into opportunities for limitless fun and learning. Follow family travel authority Stapen as she explores more than 100 top recreational spots. Take a naturalist-guide dog-sledding tour, or go kayaking among whales. Experience the native cultures of the U.S. mainland, Hawaii, and Canada. Explore the rich and surprising life lurking in coastal swamps, learn how to clog dance in Appalachia, or go digging for Anasazi artifacts and dinosaur bones.

Including more than 100 enticing photographs and vivid locator maps for previewing sites and giving children a clear geographic perspective, this guide also features:

  • Lively and detailed descriptions of each hot spot, age recommendations, and all the necessary practical information for actually arranging the trip.
  • Invaluable advice on planning, budgeting, and ensuring an inexpensive vacation.
  • A wide variety of hands-on, interactive adventures to invite active participation by all members of a family, from youngest to oldest.
$25.00 (softcover)
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