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TOP 10 Family Vacations Spots In America

Published at 07/17/2011 23:31:39

We all need time away from our jobs to spend with our families. In this economy, it is difficult to find vacations where you feel relaxed but also not break the bank. Here are some of the best vacation spots in America where you can relax yourself, and admire the beauty of the world.

 The High Hampton Country Inn, Cashiers, NC, is nestled high in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Tall hemlocks and mountain laurel accent the mixed hardwoods of this 1400 acre resort. Majestic mountains, a private thirty-five acre lake, and gardens surround this historic country inn. Moreover, Bass Pro's Big Cedar Lodge - Near Branson, MO, is located 10 miles south of Branson, Missouri on Table Rock Lake and tucked into the wooded hillsides of the Ozark Mountains lies Big Cedar Lodge. This popular vacation paradise - complete with Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park - offers cozy accommodations, delicious dining options and first class service. Catalina Island, Los Angeles, CA, represents a refreshing and unusual contrast to the densely populated urban areas of Southern California.  The Santa Catalina Island Company, established in 1894, is the principal landowner of the remaining private land and focuses on preserving the island’s unique charm and character. Palm Island Florida Resort - Fort Myers, Florida offers white sandy beaches dotted with elegant, Old-Florida style homes and presents the idyllic backdrop for creating lasting memories at Palm Island Resort, a true island resort located on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast.

 Wild Mountain - one hour from the Twin Cities, MN, is nestled deep within the St. Croix River Valley, just an hour north of the Twin Cities. Wild Mountain is a beautiful wooded area for skiing and snowboarding. With 25 runs and a variety of terrain from beginner to advanced, Wild Mountain is the perfect place for all types of snow sports enthusiasts. Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida and its 6 themes and water parks are another American wonder. Enter a fantasy storybook world of beloved characters, timeless tales and bold adventures. St. George Island - St. George, Florida, is located just across the bay from historic Apalachicola, Florida, St. George Island and offers the area's choicest beach vacation accommodations. This twenty-nine mile stretch of paradise is no wider than a mile at its widest point, providing access to both the seafood rich waters of Apalachicola Bay, and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Yellowstone National Park is enormous and has some of the most beautiful scenery you will ever see. Moreover, Hawaii is a wonderful chain of islands that is geared for tourists. Each island is different from the next, with the active Kilaeua Volcano on the Big Island, the beaches on Oahu and Maui, and lush scenery on Kauai. Last but definitely not the least; Washington DC is an excellent family vacation destination. With all of the monuments, the US Capitol, the White House and of course the Smithsonian, there is a lot to do here. 

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 From the exotic beaches in Florida to the throbbing casinos in Las Vegas, America has something or the other for everyone. Whether one wants to hang out with his family, friends or even alone, the country is a paradise for tourists from all over the world.