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.