Family Vacation Essays

  • A Family Vacation to Canada

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    This is the actual story of a trip I took with Smith Family into Canada. The total head count was 19, including myself. The trip took 8 days to complete. We left on Saturday, June 24 at 12:00am and got back on Sunday July 1, around 3:00pm. The great Canadian adventure started at 12 noon on Saturday to pack the bus and truck. The bus is an old school bus with a big rack on top to hold canoes, and screens over all the windows. Inside there are 8 bunks in the back for sleeping. The middle is where

  • Disney World: A Family Vacation

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    Disney World: A Family Vacation Everyone who has ever been to Disney World thinks it’s going to be the vacation of a lifetime but when we went it was the vacation from Hell! My dad is one of those people that Murphy’s Law applies to. That is, if anything is going to go wrong then it is going to go wrong for my dad. My family started on this trip with great expectations. It was going to be our first trip to Disney World and we were all very excited. Everything seemed to be going smoothly

  • Advantages Of Family Vacations

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    3 Simple Strides to Arranging Family Vacations for the Entire Family Family vacations are something that takes a touch of arranging so that everybody can appreciate the experience without going insane. Especially where kids are concerned, family vacations should be prepared of time to make sure that all the children will have a decent time, furthermore so mother and father won't worry excessively, as well! With only a tad bit of arranging, a vacation that could have everybody prepared to have a

  • Essay On Family Vacation

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    Our imperative family tradition was a summer vacation. Completely neglecting any responsibilities for a week, vacations were the perfect excuse. Fostering an environment for bonding, our annual vacations helped in creating lifelong memories. According to a Disney Time Survey conducted by Kelton, 82% of time on vacation is considered family time. This finding is evident, especially in one of my recent vacations. The months preceding and following this specific family trip, were filled with various

  • Importance Of Family Vacations

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    “We do not remember the days; we remember moments.” Everyone goes on a vacation at least once in their lifetime and probably goes on more than one family vacation. Family vacations are time we remember for the rest of our lives whether they were exciting or extremely boring. Family vacations are usually fun times spent with your family camping in the woods, skiing down a mountain, or going to the beach. Every summer my family goes camping in Ohio. We spend the week before packing, bring things down

  • Essay About Family Vacations

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    Vacations were one of the most important family traditions. Vacations allowed my family to completely neglect any responsibilities for a week. Our annual vacations fostered an environment for bonding which helped in creating lifelong memories. According to a Disney Time Survey conducted by Kelton, 82% of time on vacation is considered family time. This finding is evident, especially in my most recent vacation. The months preceding and following our family trip were filled with various milestones

  • Las Vegas Family Vacation

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    throwing a party and having family over. They were discussing where we should go for our family vacation. We decided that we should go to Las Vegas. I did some research on Las Vegas and I heard some pretty negative stuff over there, so I’m basically nervous about my trip. Due to some cases of kidnapping, people going out of control and mugging people. During my vacation to Las Vegas, I learned that you shouldn’t bring your kids over to Las Vegas, but remember to enjoy with the family and have fun. After

  • My Most Memorable Family Vacation

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    My most memorable family vacation took place two years ago. We went to Corsica, a French island situated in the south of France right next to Italy. I remembered waking up early excited to visit this new land. Used to take long flights, I was surprised to arrive to the destination after a one-hour flight. Even though the flight was short for me, it was stressful for my mom, she has never felt secured in a plane, probably due to the fact that she is afraid of height. When finally arrived at the destination

  • Our Family Vacation to Sunny California

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    I stepped out of the hotel and walked to the rental car with my older brother Sean. Me and my family are in California for summer vacation. We’ve never been to California, so it’s a nice break from Washington. I’ve only left Washington two other times, the first time was my Aunt’s wedding in Georgia. The second time was when we took my brother to Boston University. Usually, my family comes to Washington to see us, so it was weird to leave.My parents were already in the car when me and Sean got there

  • Personal Essay: Vacation and Family Conflict

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    My family and I are sitting on our front porch just soaking in the peaceful melody of the crickets chirping in the dark of night. Hearing the mellifluous chirp of the crickets is such a lovely feeling that soothes our souls. The silence of this night flashes me back to the summer of June 2009, when my parents decided to go on a family vacation to Bangladesh. At that time, I could remember feeling tremendously happy. As the wind blows softly through my hair, my thoughts shift and I recall the negative

  • Great Smoky Mountains Family Vacation

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    Family vacations create memories that are cherished for a lifetime. When planning this unforgettable experience, families are presented with multiple destinations to choose from. I personally believe the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a perfect family vacation for families of all ages. The Smoky Mountains provide a sense of adventure, a welcoming, atmosphere, and interests for people of all ages. The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, located on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee

  • Memorable Family Vacations at Disney World

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    My family goes to Disney World at least every four years. Disney, being my family’s go-to destination for vacation, is always packed with tourist from all over the world and is always has humid weather conditions. Sometimes I wonder why we go since we have obviously out grown the amusement park age group. Despite out growing Disney World, many memories have been made from all the trips to Disney World. From walking through rain back to the monorail stations to posing with Belle from Beauty and the

  • Personal Narrative: My Family Vacation In The Bahamas

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    The faulty television advertisements showed the Bahamas as a restful and beautiful place to go on a family vacation. That is why my parents picked it. As a typical eleven year old boy, the news had me totally excited to ride on an airplane and go out of the United States. I expected it to be the most unforgettable, magnificent vacation of my life. My first glimpse of the Bahamas met all my expectations. It was gorgeous! There was a constant breeze and not a single cloud in the blue sky. The smell

  • My Family Vacation: The Bahamas, Dominican Republic

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    The year was 2015. My parents had planned to take me on a family vacation, I was told pack for “somewhere tropical”. I’m thinking The Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, or possibly Mexico. The first thing I did was drive to the mall and buy my so-called cabana clothes which are crushed linen pants, a clean white linen shirt, and of course the style of the era the famous bucket hat. It was officially the day to leave and we are on our way to the airport at 4 in the morning to catch a flight to

  • Personal Narrative: My Family Vacation In The Dominican Republic

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    No single magnet, keychain, or t-shirt can encompass the magic of our family vacation in the Dominican Republic. It was truly a remarkable experience, and one I will never forget. It’s our first day here and I can’t wait to spend my first few hours at the beach. I’m excited for this vacation, the sunny weather, the gorgeous beaches. I’m convinced it will be the best vacation ever. Until now that is. “Irene is coming,” says the hotel employee, “We are in a state of emergency!” “Who is Irene?” I

  • My Family Vacation

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    Trying to get out of the winter slump. I decided we would take a vacation in December. The thought of getting away from old man winter had my curiosity going. The mere thought of Florida is sure inviting when the weather here is in the teens and seventy there. Beaches. Amusement parks wow what a great idea. even if it is a twelve-hour drive. As my eye was slowly pulled apart, I came to the conclusion my children were no longer asleep. The sound of are we, are we, are we really in florida, as

  • A Walt Disney World Advertisement

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    The family vacation is an American tradition. Thinking and planning for this adventure captures the imaginations of thousands of families each year. While parents and children may disagree over what constitutes the ideal vacation, there is no question about there being a family vacation. Savvy entrepreneurs are aware of this fact and spend millions of dollars in advertisements to capitalize on the money families spend for family vacations. Most advertisers craftily market to children, believing that

  • ansel adams

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    grew up in San Francisco where he was born in 1902 and remained an only child. He was interested in the traditional arts of music and painting. Adams also was fascinated with science and even collected insects. (Adams & Alinder, 1985). During a family vacation to the Yosemite Valley when he was fourteen, Adams discovered the beauty of nature and photography. His father gave him a No. 1 Brownie Box camera (Jacobs, 1999) and a photographer was born. Adams struggled with formal education. He despised the

  • My Earliest Memory

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    preschool class was presenting a play about the fall, including a song that, for whatever reason, I recall describing the downward flow of sap within the trees in preparation for winter. I also remember ultimately missing the performance because of a family vacation, to go camping in the Ozark mountains of Arkansas to a favorite campground named Gunner's Pool (adjacent to a much inferior campground, Barkshed, that my parents h...

  • The Power of Change

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    for a beginning. How we come into this world– that is– the state in which we arrive is a complete mystery to me. While other children, my siblings included, relished new pets, or a new piece of furniture for their bedroom or the hope of a family vacation, I capitulated to a kind of juvenile asceticism. When I was eight I spent the whole of a trip to Disney World grumpy and brooding, not because I wanted something I was denied, but because I sensed that in the excitement that fueled everyone else