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IHOP's National Pancake Day Is Today, But Check Out These Bigger Pancakes

by Anna Brones. Posted Mar 4th 2014 09:45 AM
three generations enjoying IHOP National Pancake Day
Shutterstock/AuremarToday is IHOP's National Pancake Day.
National Pancake Day is today, Shrove Tuesday, according to IHOP. (And its not to be confused with the other National Pancake Day on Sept. 26. Regardless, if there's one quintessential American breakfast food, it's pancakes (a sentiment that might explain the dual days of observance).

Granted, pancakes exist in other countries (the Swedes, for example, do an excellent version), but not in the same form as the classic American take. While IHOP's serving complimentary short stacks of buttermilks pancakes today from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., there's a time and a place for flapjacks that are a little bigger. So check out these seven non-IHOP spots, where you can be sure to get pancakes the size of your head.
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Florida Spring Break: Families and College Students Each Have Their Places

by Gerard Walen. Posted Feb 24th 2011 12:00 PM
Florida Spring Break

Beth Rankin, Flickr

A recent AOL survey found that 75 percent of spring break travelers in 2011 will stay in the United States, and most of those will head to Florida.

Spring break destinations in Florida tend to cater to either college students or families, so you need to do a little research before embarking on your Florida spring break vacation to ensure you've booked your hotel or resort at an appropriate spot.
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