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Karen T. Bartlett

Vanuatu is a place lost to time. The picturesque, beautiful island and clear oceans make it the perfect location to visit with the adventure-seeking family looking to unplug for a vacation together. more

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Travel editor Karen T. Bartlett confesses that she has skipped school with her kids-- and she's not sorry. Learn about the benefits of allowing your children to see the wonder that exists in our world, even if it means they have to miss a class. more

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Here’s the thing: an autumn getaway is not like a regular vacation. It’s a sensory experience that’s easy to fit into a long weekend. more

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Help celebrate the world's oldest manatee's birthday with Snooty's 69th Birthday Bash & Wildlife Festival in Bradenton on Saturday, July 22. more

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Travel editor Karen T. Bartlett takes readers along for the drive as she lists her favorite locations along the Blue Ridge Parkway, highlighting attractions like the Biltmore Estate and the Unto These Hills reenactment. more

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One tank trips and "staycations" are easy to plan when you live in Southwest Florida. more

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Summer’s coming and summer is for festivals. As you start mapping out your family vacation, be sure to check your destinations to see what’s going on while you’re in the neighborhood. more

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Family-friendly St. Patrick's Day festivities start as much as a week before parade day, including the Greening of the Fountains kickoff ceremony at the spectacular Parisian-style fountain in Forsyth Park. more

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Grandparents get special bonding time when they take their grandchildren alone on vacation. more

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Photograph by Frank Brinker

Our Travel Editor Karen T. Bartlett, takes you on a journey through the alphabet in Southwest Florida. more

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What prehistoric sea creature has the head of a horse, the tail of a monkey, and the pouch of a kangaroo, and lurks right here in the shallow bays of Southwest Florida? more

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December 2017 Cover

Hyatt Waterslide promo 2017

Conservancy Eco Cruise

TNP September 2017

YMCA August 2017