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Pacific Northwest Road Trip

It can’t be denied that we love the Pacific Northwest. It’s definitely on our Top 3 destinations for family vacations. Usually we stay in the Seattle area, but this time we decided to take a winter road trip through Washington State up to Canada and then back.

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Hilton Austin Texas

Live music, brisket, and craft beer. That is what I was looking forward to when flying to a conference in Austin, Texas. Since this was a business trip without family, my hotel choice was wide open. There are many hotels in central Austin. However, picking the Hilton came down to two things̷...

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Brewpubs in Hawaii

Beer, beer, beer! That’s been on a lot of people’s minds. Gone are the days when everyone went out for wine tastings. And I don’t blame them. I love beer myself, and we often go out to enjoy all the brewpubs that have opened in Hawaii the last few years.

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Kauai Marriott Resort

Kauai is one of those places where you really feel like you are on the countryside. It’s not only the empty spaces in the rural areas, but also the people. The people are genuinely friendly rural people – everyone knows everyone (almost) and they all care deeply for their community. Yet...

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Phoenix, Arizona

People we know who live in Phoenix always tell us to stay away from Arizona in the summertime and it’s brutal heat. Fortunately, out of pure luck and coincidence, the few times we’ve been in Arizona has been in the fall. How lovely it’s been!

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