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The Magic Continues at Disney World in 2008

The magic continues in 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida. Even repeat Disney visitors will find something they haven't seen or done before. Freelance travel writer Georgina Cruz outlines the pixie-dust sprinkled new attractions, high-tech experiences and dining options that should entice visitors to Disney's FL theme parks this year. So bring on the magic!
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Theme Park Update - "Park Places" Column 9/08

Every other month, freelance writer Georgina Cruz pens our Park Places column. It's your insight into what's new, hot and unusual about Southern theme parks. In this month's column, you'll rock on at the new Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach, SC, and answer the call of the wild at Jungala, Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa. Join us for more details about the South's theme park fun this fall.
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Theme Park Update - "Park Places" Column 6/08

It's with great pleasure that we announce the debut of "Park Places," a new theme park column by freelance writer Georgina Cruz. From razzle-dazzle events to thrilling new rides, from kiddie attractions to dining upgrades and waterpark slides, Georgina will unveil the best of what's new and what's to come. The column will run every other month. So come along for thrills, chills and old-fashioned fun ...
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Family Touring on Foot in Key West, FL

At land's end in the Florida Keys, Key West exudes a vibrant island atmosphere. It features eco-attractions, museums and historic sites, a beach, and trolley and Conch Train tours.

Freelance travel writer Laura Myers, a Key West resident, looks at the island from a family travel perspective. So whether you're driving to the island by car or arriving via a cruise ship, Laura offers diverse options for families in search of fun. She also gives her own "don't miss" list of eclectic shops.
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Roundup of Cruise Line Kids' Programs

Thinking of taking the family -- including toddlers or teens -- on a Caribbean cruise?

Check out some of the features from the lines' children's programs before you book. The creative offerings are mind-boggling. Most lines split the children's programs into specific age groups. Teens have exclusive clubs to hang out in or enjoy karaoke. Younger kids have computer labs, pirate playgrounds and arts and crafts.

Even toddlers are entertained or supervised by counselors while mom and dad are relaxing elsewhere on the ship. Here's a "sampling" of children's programs for major cruise lines sailing from southern U.S. ports.
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