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Holiday Motor Tours Inc
(434) 793-5683
Danville, VA
 
Deborah Honeycutt
(336) 586-1383
1831 N Park Avenue
Glen Raven, NC
Agency
Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.aladdintravel.com

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Francine Beifeld
(703) 264-0222
12900 Lyme Bay Dr
Herndon, VA
Agency
Travel Harmony
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Reunions, Safari, Scuba Diving, Senior / Mature Adult, Women's Travel
Website
www.travelharmony.com

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Manish Kutheala
(703) 754-0732
7271 Atlas Walk Way #225
Gainesville, VA
Agency
ATW Travels Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, England - United Kingdom, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, India, Israel, Middle East
Specialities
Adventure Travel, All Inclusive, Budget Travel, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Customized Travel, Family Travel, Group Vacation, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Religious, Resorts, Tours
Website
www.atwinc.com

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Alexandra Balfour-Stewart
(804) 346-8714
11535 Nuckols Rd Ste B
Glen Allen, VA
Agency
Knightsbridge Corporation Alkar Travel, Britannia Golf, Gaela Weddings Worldwide
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western
Specialities
Art & Antiques, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Historical, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Safari, Senior / Mature Adult, Women's Travel
Website
www.alkartravel.com

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Gary Beyer
(434) 799-0230
Po Box 1442
Danville, VA
Agency
Holiday Travel Service of Danville, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.htsvacation.com

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Jane Gregg
(434) 738-2293
507 Nottingham Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Agency
Epicurean Ways
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Europe-Western
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Castles / Villas, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Minority-Hispanic, Other, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
www.epicureanways.com

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Thomas Konditi
+1 (703) 679-7440
2776 S Arlington Mill Dr
Arlington, VA
Agency
Foreign Assignment LLC
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, India, South America, Spain
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Culinary / Cooking, Eco-Tourism, Family Fun, Family Travel, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Nature, Safari, Speciality, Tours
Website
www.foreignassignment.com

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Mohammed Fayed
(757) 417-7458
526 Redbird Court
Virginia Beach, VA
Agency
Guardian Group L.L.C. T/a Guardian Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Archeology, Art & Antiques, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Disabled / Accessible, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Government Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Minority-African American, Minority-Asian, Minority-Hispanic, Meeting Planning / Events, Religious, Reunions, Scuba Diving, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Ski / WinterSports, Spa /
Website
www.guardiantravel.com

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Alan Psimas
(757) 399-0111
119 High St
Portsmouth, VA
Agency
Travel Designers Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Historical, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Safari, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
traveldesignersinc.vacationport.net

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Ultimate family camping activity

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October 11, 2010 by Dana T. · 3 Comments  

What began as what I thought was a crazy ‘whim’ of my husband’s has ended up being one of my very favorite parts of camping!

boy in kayak A couple of years ago, during the fall, my husband came home and told me that a local shop had a great deal on kayaks, and that he was going to get a few to float the Yellowstone River with, and for the kids to play in at the lake when we were camping. I thought that he was crazy – that the kayaks would soon be gathering dust and end up an expensive decoration hanging from the garage ceiling. Over that winter, he proceeded to ‘collect’ 5 or so kayaks, and that spring we took them to our favorite local mountain lake.

We had such a great time with those kayaks; they have quickly become one of our entire family’s favorite camping activities!!! Despite my reluctance to jump on board (literally), I think that I now enjoy them even more than he does! 

Kayaks are lightweight and easy to maneuver, are kid friendly, and are a great way for the entire family to enjoy the outdoors together. They are quiet, (fairly) inexpensive, and require no other paraphernalia than a paddle and life jacket. My husband and older kids enjoy taking them to fish calm mountain lakes, and also to shoot the rapids of the Yellowstone River. I prefer to leisurely paddle around my favorite little Park Lake with a sleeping baby in my lap, while the kids love to take a frisbee out with them and play Keep Away in teams. We just spent the past 2 weeks camped on a small, fairly remote (well, not too remote, hubby managed to get our 40′ toy hauler in there!) mountain lake that we love to frequent, and we spent several days enjoying the warmth from the seats of our kayaks. The kids love to dump each other in the middle of the lake, and have become really good at climbing back on board (it’s harder than it would seem!). Ultimate good times! :)

group of children kayaking I am definitely NOT a expert when it comes to kayaks, but this is what has worked for us; when we first bought them, we bought both sit on top and cockpit kayaks, and even an inflatable that is great for remote, walk-in lakes. Kayaks are very versatle - they can be used on the ocean, mountain lakes, rivers and streams, and even the pond at your favorite RV resort! Since we have a lot of kids that would be using the kayaks, I ended up feeling more comfortable with the sit-on-top style since the kids would just slide off the top if they tipped over. We have found that kayaks come in different lengths, styles, and weight (lighter=easier to maneuver in our experience). While we would love to outfit our little ones in authentic kid-sized kayaks, for now they make do with smaller-sized adult ones (though we did find kid sized paddles that make propelling themselves easier!). When the kids are choosing which kayak they would like to take out, the one that is always chosen first is a smaller, lightwei...

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