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Matter of Perception: Visiting the San Francisco Exploratorium

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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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Drinking from a toilet may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for those happening upon the “Sip of Conflict” drinking fountain as they enter the San Francisco Exploratorium, it is cause to at least stop and consider the prospect of doing so. As many questions are likely to arise as there are visitors pausing to … Continue reading Matter of Perception: Visiting the San Francisco Exploratorium

To the Moon: Visiting Huntsville’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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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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In my kitchen, above the breakfast table, you’ll see a photo of Albert Einstein playing the violin with one of his most famous quotes printed below: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, scientifically speaking, a real factor in … Continue reading To the Moon: Visiting Huntsville’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center

The 411 on Shreveport 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’re contemplating a trip to or through Louisiana with kids,  your thoughts may run first to a certain big city in its southeast. Yet up in the northwest corner of state, built on the banks of the river Red, you’ll find a very different city steeped in Louisiana culture both high and homespun, where music legends … Continue reading The 411 on Shreveport with Kids

The 411 on Stockholm with Kids

Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Stockholm-based Lola Akinmade Åkerström is editor-in-chief of Slow Travel Stockholm (www.slowtravelstockholm.com) and is an award-winning writer and photographer whose publication credits include National Geographic Traveler (both UK & US), BBC, CNN, The Guardian UK, Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet, AFAR, San Francisco Chronicle, ISLANDS, Sherman’s Travel, National Geographic Channel, New York Magazine, several in-flight magazines, and many more. Her photography is represented by National Geographic. Follow Lola on Twitter: @LolaAkinmade and on Facebook: GeoTraveler's Niche. Visit her official website at http://akinmade.com/.

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From amusement parks and green space for running loose to museums and libraries just for kids, Stockholm is arguably one of the top family-friendly cities in the world and it seems Stockholm was built for families. Specifically families with small children. Beyond making public places, transportation, and buildings easily accessible for strollers, there’s also an … Continue reading The 411 on Stockholm with Kids

Jurassic Pilgrimage: Visiting Dinosaur National Monument 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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You can talk about dinosaurs, digs, and paleontology until the Camarasaurus come home, but mere conversations will never compare with the experience of visiting Dinosaur National Monument with your children. The first thing you should know if want to visit Dinosaur National Monument on your family road trip is this: your GPS will not lead you … Continue reading Jurassic Pilgrimage: Visiting Dinosaur National Monument with Kids