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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Great Getaways for NJ Teachers’ Convention School Break

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The Culinary Institute of American in Hyde Park

Q: Hi! I’m trying to plan a short trip for my 14-year-old son and I during New Jersey’s November Teacher’s Convention 4-day break . You guys always seem to be doing something fun; any ideas for me? ~ Thanks! Mike

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Easy Family Getaways for Christmas Break

Easy Family Getaways for Christmas Break
The Sagamore Resort

Q: My husband’s birthday is Christmas Day (really) and I’d love to surprise him with a short family vacation at a resort that our two boys, who are 11 and 6, will like, too. Something we can get to within a few hours’ drive of New Jersey/New York  that has a bit of holiday spirit (thinking ice skating and s’mores) would be great. Thanks! — Ellen C.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: A 4 Day Weekend?! Get Packing for the New Jersey Teachers’ Convention School Break

New Jersey Teachers' Convention

Q: Help! Teacher’s Convention is this week in New Jersey and I’ve got a 4 day weekend with the kids! Where can we go if I haven’t made plans already?

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Day Trips, Water Parks, Weekend Away

Lions, and Elephants, and Water Slides, Oh My! The Inside Scoop on Kalahari Water Park

 

Kalahari Water Park

Picture this: You’re going on a safari, but instead of searching out wild animals, you’re exploring 100,000 square feet of indoor waterpark to discover the fastest, wettest, wildest water slides in the Tri-State area. If this sounds like your idea of a great family adventure, you’re not alone. I’ve been to Africa multiple times, but I received more questions about my trip to Kalahari Water Park in the Poconos than I ever have about my overseas trips; everyone wants the inside scoop on getting wet.

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