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Escape Tips 6 Awesome U.S. Cities to Visit With Teenagers

6 Awesome U.S. Cities to Visit With Teenagers

All parents of teenagers know that they can be a bit finicky.  What we want to do doesn’t always mesh with what they want to do.  But here’s a list 6 U.S. cities to visit with teenagers no matter where their interests lie. New York My teens love NYC so much it’s become an annual pilgrimage …

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Escape Tips Flying Into the Cancun Airport

Flying Into the Cancun Airport

Our flight to Cancun was definitely a party plane!  I’ve only seen such happy, cheerful passengers on the way to Vegas.  Everyone was relaxed and ready to start their beach time! Immigration & Customs in Cancun You must complete both customs and immigrations forms to enter Mexico via the Cancun Airport.  Every person in your …

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International A Day in Cancun

A Day in Cancun

We chose the charming village of Puerto Morelos as home base for our family of five on an eight-day trip to the Riviera Maya. Puerto Morelos was the perfect location to visit Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and the Yucatan Penninsula. A 30 minute taxi-ride to Cancun led us to gorgeous beaches, excellent tacos and shopping …

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Escape Tips Twelve Tips For Visiting the Mayan Riviera

Twelve Tips For Visiting the Mayan Riviera

1. Be Prepared for the Heat We’ve visited the Mayan Riviera the fall in winter when the weather is more temperate, but in July it is HOT.  We thought the heat would be no big deal–we’re Texans after all, and triple-digit temperatures in summer are the norm. But we also stay inside out air-conditioned homes …

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Escape Tips Essential Beach Gear

Essential Beach Gear

The countdown is on for our trip to Puerto Morelos, and I’ve been shopping and packing our essential gear. We’ve got an entire checked bag filled and ready to go (five people=a lot of gear), but that’s much better than our usual carload for beach road trips. Some of the links in this post are …

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Places We're Going Planning Our Puerto Morelos Family trip

Planning Our Puerto Morelos Family trip

Our next trip is our summer family vacation.  We’ll be visiting Puerto Morelos, a not-so-touristy fishing village in between Cancun and Playa Del Carmen on the Riviera Maya. Why We’re Going to Puerto Morelos: Mama needs beach time! And when I was searching for cheap airfare several months ago, I found very reasonable airfare via …

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