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Best Family Vacations

What Will Family Travel Look Like in 2021?

by Caroline Morse Teel

Families face a dilemma this summer—although the teens and adults may be vaccinated, the under-16s…

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Budget-Friendly Travel

10 Best Cheap Family Beach Vacations in the…

by Lara Dunning

Want to take a cheap beach vacation with the kids? These destinations across the U.S.…

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Water Park Vacations

The 12 Best Indoor Water Park Resorts in…

by Amanda Norcross

The best part about indoor water parks? You can visit them any time of the…

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Family Travel Gear

10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2021

by Dave Parfitt

Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? As prices have come down, more and more…

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Car Travel

12 Road Trip Hacks Every Family Needs

by Lisa Milbrand

Road trips are a rite of passage, but the inevitable "Are we there yet?" from…

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Best Family Vacations

The 13 Cheapest Theme Park Hotels in the…

by Tarah Chieffi

The cost of a theme park vacation can easily climb higher than your favorite roller…

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17 Nostalgic ‘80s Activities To Do With Your Kids This Summer

by Alene Laney

There’s something about the 1980s that brings a big smile to anyone who spent their childhood in it. Maybe it’s all the time we spent…

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At-Home Activities
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9 Squishmallows Every Kid Will Love

by Megan Johnson

If you have an older child or tween, chances are they have begged for a Squishmallow in the past few months. Squishmallows are insanely soft…

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Family Travel Gear
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4 Travel Strollers We Love

by Amanda Norcross

Searching for a stroller for your next family vacation? Here, we share our favorite travel strollers for comfort, compactness and convenience. UPPAbaby G-Luxe This stroller…

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Beach Vacations
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10 Best Packable Beach Chairs for the Whole Family

by Liz Alterman

When you’re headed to the beach, lake, or pool with your family, you probably already have plenty to transport. So when it comes to beach…

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Family Travel Gear
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The 5 Best Babywearing Shirts

by Megan Johnson

While baby carriers are super convenient, they sometimes can be cumbersome and bulky to carry around for times you aren’t using them but want them…

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Best Family Vacations
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The 10 Best Family Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

by Lauren Dana

School’s out for summer — which means it’s time for another fun-filled summer vacation. And, while this year’s trip may look and feel a bit…

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Age-Friendly Travel
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The 8 Best Portable Potties and Toilets

by Megan Johnson

Summer is here, and with it comes road trips and day trips, and when you have kids, it means that, almost inevitably, at least once…

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Family Travel Gear
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8 Best Beach Towels (That Are Also Multifunctional)

by Cortney Fries

Do you have the same faded beach towels you’ve been using for several years now? Ready to invest in a new set for the family?…

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