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The 411 on Adirondack Park with Kids

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Sandra Foyt

Storyteller + Photographer at Getaway Mavens & Albany Kid
Sandra Foyt is a storyteller and photographer. She is the founding editor of Albany Kid, a blog about enriching family travel, and co-founder of Getaway Mavens, a turnkey destination guide to the Northeast. A former education advocate and enrichment coach, she lived in Buenos Aires, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Washington, D.C., New York City, and Southern California before settling in Northeast New York. Nowadays, she stars in her own version of “Where’s Waldo?” on serendipitous trips in the US, Caribbean, and wherever adventure beckons. Follow her on Twitter: @SandraFoyt, Instagram: Getaway Mavens, and on Facebook: Getaway Mavens.
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Kids get back to nature in a big way at the Adirondack Park. With over six million acres, Upstate New York’s forest preserve is larger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Parks combined. Birch and spruce covered Adirondack Mountains, over 10,000 lakes, and more than 30,000 miles of rivers … Continue reading The 411 on Adirondack Park with Kids

The 411 on Northeast Alabama with Kids

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Shelly Rivoli

Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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“Do you see that dark triangle up there?” Our guide kept his flashlight fixed on the same dark spot overhead. “That’s a shark’s tooth.” I chuckled for a moment, until I realized he was completely serious. There, in the northeastern corner of Alabama, in a vast cavern in the foothills of Appalachia, was a fossilized … Continue reading The 411 on Northeast Alabama with Kids

The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids

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Shelly Rivoli

Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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If you want to show your kids some seriously big trees this year, pack your bags and make way for Sequoia National Park in southern California. Sequoia is not simply home to some of the largest living organisms on earth; it’s also home to “the world’s largest tree” based on volume. Yet Sequoia has more to offer … Continue reading The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids