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Where to Go in March

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Feb 25th 2011 01:00 PM
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March is a popular time for travel – people are itching to get some fresh air, perspective or sun as winter ends. While spring break crowds make prices skyrocket in certain classic sunny locations (think Disney, the Caribbean and Mexico), with some clever strategizing you'll find deep discounts for travel in the third month of the year.
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5 Cheap Weekend Getaways in the Northeast

by Andrew Hickey. Posted Jan 27th 2011 10:11 AM
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Think it's impossible to take a quick trip for a few days without completely emptying your bank account? Think again my frugal friend! It's still feasible in these tough economic times to get away from it all and enjoy yourself without spending every last penny in your piggy bank. Here are five cheap weekend getaways in the northeast that are sure to please mom, dad and even the little ones.
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Charlottesville with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Ellen Buermeyer. Posted Nov 11th 2010 02:23 AM
Charlottesville with Teens: A Family Vacation


Charlottesville is one of the most beautiful and fun cities in Virginia and an easy drive from the Washington, D.C. area. Whether you live in D.C. or are visiting our nation's capital, a day trip to Charlottesville, Va., is a must for a family vacation with teens.

Charlottesville is home to Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia, which is the one of the most classic-looking universities in this country. With the stark contrast of red brick to white domes, columns and trim, teens will fall in love with the school at first sight. However, the beauty of the university is not skin-deep, and there are plenty of things to do in Charlottesville, so let's get started!
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Charlottesville Slang

by Catherine Welborn. Posted Sep 13th 2010 05:24 PM
Charlottesville Slang

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Charlottesville slang is dominated by slang terms and phrases that originated at and refer to the University of Virginia (UVA) (McCormick Road, 434-924-0311). Student-speak has caught on, and many of the following common colloquialisms can be heard throughout the city as well as in the classroom. Here is a brief rundown of the local lingo in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Adventure Activities in Charlottesville -- Try if You Dare

by Roey Ebert. Posted Aug 31st 2010 10:27 PM
Adventure Activity Charlottesville

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Charlottesville, Va., is brimming with adventure activities for the seasoned adventurer. When you think of Charlottesville, I'm sure Monticello and the University of Virginia come to mind. Named the "#1 Best Small City To Live In America," Charlottesville is full of excitement and attractions that lure millions of visitors each year.

Here are a few not-so-well-known adventure activities in Charlottesville we dare you to try:
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