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Come Join Us For Some Fun!

Fall is here and we are in the midst of planning for the 2017-2018 school year. It's been almost five years since we started Awesome Odysseys and The Family Odyssey. We have taken groups to Europe and Central America. We have planned trips for families to Africa, Ireland, Alaska, the National Parks, Italy, France, Switzerland,… Continue reading Come Join Us For Some Fun!

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Planning a Large Multi-Generational Trip

I had the luxury of going on a Multi-Generational trip every year with my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.  They lived in Cleveland and we lived in Chicago so it was our one chance a year to all be sure to get together.  It is one of my favorite memories and we went everywhere from… Continue reading Planning a Large Multi-Generational Trip

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A Great Adventure

Now that summer is here, it’s time to start thinking about planning winter and spring breaks, if you haven’t already. Accommodations during these holidays book up early, and plane tickets get expensive. One great family vacation idea comes to mind: Be like Indiana Jones and adventure through the jungles, explore ruins and spot wildlife. I… Continue reading A Great Adventure

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The Way Family Vacations Should Be

After a fun summer of travel to Toronto, Nashville, Los Angeles, Greece, Puerto Rico, Martha's Vineyard, and Seattle the Kohler family is home and the kids are back in school. Peter is a sophomore at University of Miami, Elizabeth is a senior at New Trier High School and Nicholas is entering 8th grade at Washburne… Continue reading The Way Family Vacations Should Be

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Best of Belize

One feature that families love about Europe is the aged, and often timeworn, architecture. Cities like Rome and Athens have structures that are thousands of years old, which is pretty mind-blowing when you're from a country where most buildings were built within the last century. But why limit your ancient ruins to Europe? Let's not… Continue reading Best of Belize

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Caribbean in Summer?

When thinking of places to go with your family in the summer, the Caribbean may not top the list. However, it can be a great place in the summer. There is golf, tennis, snorkeling, sailing and ocean breezes. The resorts are also less expensive and less crowded than in the peak season. We just went… Continue reading Caribbean in Summer?