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10 Best Family Destinations for Learning Experiences

by FamilyTravelForum.com

Traveling with kids almost anywhere is a tremendous learning experience, but there are certain places that really excel at educating kids in a fun way. In the "Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Vacations," the FamilyTravelForum.com community recommends the following cultural centers in North America as the very best at bringing history and the arts alive for all ages.

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations

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Baseball Hall of Fame, New York


This sports museum is a stadium-size, multimedia showcase full of the memorabilia of baseball's greats. Located in Cooperstown, it is a magnet for Little Leaguers who imagine being inducted into the Hall of Fame's hallowed halls. Video screens showcase famous plays from memorable games and there plenty of hands-on and batter's up exhibits for kids. "Baseball at the Movies" documents more than 150 Hollywood films about the sport. A permanent exhibit about Hank Aaron opened in 2009 to much acclaim.

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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations © 2011 by FamilyTravelForum.com and Kyle McCarthy. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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