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Plan a trip that your kids will remember for a lifetime. Learn more about coastal and lake vacations like Myrtle Beach and Lake Placid.

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Family Vacations: Roanoke Island

In 1587, Sir Walter Raleigh of England sent an expedition to Roanoke Island, a 27-acre isle in Croatan Sound off the North Carolina coast. Over 100 settlers sailed the Atlantic and established a village there. Read about Roanoke Island vacations.


Travel the World: Hawaii

Travel the World: Hawaii

The Hawaii quiz tests how much you know about the island state. Test your knowledge of Hawaii facts and trivia with the Hawaii quiz. See more »

Beach Pictures

Beach Pictures

Beach pictures show the relaxing and exotic scenery of the world's beaches. Check out these beach pictures. See more »

Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Old Point Loma Lighthouse

The Old Point Loma lighthouse is one of the most scenic lighthouses in the United States. See a profile and a picture of Old Point Loma lighthouse. See more »

Cape Flattery Lighthouse

Cape Flattery Lighthouse

The Cape Flattery lighthouse is the northernmost lighthouse in the lower 48 states. See a profile and a picture of the Cape Flattery lighthouse. See more »

St. George Reef Lighthouse

St. George Reef Lighthouse

The St. George Reef lighthouse was one of the loneliest and most dangerous places to work. See a profile of the St. George Reef lighthouse. See more »

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Oregon's scenic Heceta Head lighthouse is a favorite of lighthouse aficionados and tourists. See a profile and a picture of Heceta Head lighthouse. See more »

Five Finger Lighthouse

Five Finger Lighthouse

The Five Finger lighthouse reaches out to guide maritime traffic along the Inside Passage. See a profile and picture of the Five Finger lighthouse. See more »

Admiralty Head Lighthouse

Admiralty Head Lighthouse

The Admiralty Head lighthouse is one of the most beautiful in the Pacific Northwest. See a profile and a picture of the Admiralty Head lighthouse. See more »

Makapuu Point Lighthouse

Makapuu Point Lighthouse

Makapuu Point lighthouse offers one of the most breathtaking coastal panoramas of any in the United States. Learn about Makapuu Point lighthouse. See more »

Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

Portsmouth Harbor lighthouse has been visited by the likes of George Washington and Henry David Thoreau. Learn about Portsmouth Harbor lighthouse. See more »