Looking for an awesome place to take the kids for a weekend getaway, but aren't really interested in the big city vibes ... read more

Chicago is easily one of America's most family-friendly and culturally diverse cities. It's home to The Willis Tower ... read more

If sun and sand are top priority for your next trip, Fort Lauderdale is your town. This Florida city has several family ... read more

We know what you're thinking: Why on Earth would you take your children to a place so fondly nicknamed "Sin City"? ... read more

Think it's impossible to see Disneyland, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Griffith Observatory, ... read more

When you think of Miami, we bet a wild party scene comes to mind. And we get it -- Miami is the ultimate hub for ... read more

Nashville is a city big on respect, community and family. If yours is looking for some of that good old-fashioned ... read more

It's easy to find fun for kids in the Big Easy! New Orleans may have a reputation for its Mardi Gras parties, but the ... read more

New York City is the pride of Western civilization. It is a social, cultural, artistic and economic hub, where a little ... read more

Deep in the heart of Texas is one of the state's top tourist destinations: San Antonio. Known as the home of the Alamo, ... read more

Ask anyone for a family vacation recommendation, and you're sure to hear about the lure of San Diego. From its ... read more

On a typical morning, the Golden Gate Bridge is practically invisible. Heavy fog blankets the world-famous landmark as ... read more

Few places are as culturally and historically rich as Washington D.C., and lucky for families with little time to ... read more

When a change of scenery is in order, however, these destinations -- located less than four hours from the Windy City ... read more

From island destinations to mountain vistas to quiet seaside villages to desert hotspots, families can enjoy weekends ... read more

New England is a vast region, with small costal towns, large cities and mountainous areas to explore. If you live in ... read more

Weekends are the perfect time for short getaways with kids, especially for those in the New York City area. With ... read more

Treasures like these are all within a few hours drive of St. Louis, and we’ve highlighted a few weekend itineraries ... read more

Just because the kids are back in school doesn't mean you can't take a mini-vacation, especially if you live in and ... read more


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