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Best Family Vacations

12 Small-Town Getaways Your Kids Will Actually Enjoy

by Amanda Norcross

Small-town getaways are often reserved for parents-only weekends. But many small towns are more fun…

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Beach Vacations

8 Genius Beach Hacks You Didn’t Know You…

by Amanda Norcross

Going to the beach with kids is a lot of fun. It's also a lot…

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Theme Park Vacations

All 7 Universal Orlando Resort Hotels, Ranked

by Dave Parfitt

Since 2014, Universal Orlando Resort has blossomed from three onsite hotels to soon-to-be eight with…

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Car Travel

9 Tech-Free Distractions for Your Next Family Road…

by Tamara Gruber

Heading out on a road trip is the quintessential family vacation. But while road trips…

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Best Family Vacations

10 U.S. Islands You’ve Never Heard Of

by Beth Luberecki

 An island getaway is about as idyllic as it comes. You probably already know…

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Beach Vacations

10 Best Beach Umbrellas for 2019

by Dave Parfitt

We were having a great time in Bethany Beach, Delaware, visiting the grandparents until "the incident."…

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The Most Comfortable and Stylish Travel Clothes for Women

by Cortney Fries

Moms on the go want to look confident, yet feel comfy, especially when traveling. So I enrolled seven of my travel-loving girlfriends to get together…

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Beach Vacations
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9 Most Fun Family Beach Games for 2019

by Beth Luberecki

If long days spent at the beach are on your vacation agenda, you know you’ll need things like sunscreen, towels, and sand pails. But it’s…

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15 Best U.S. Family Summer Vacations

by Jamie Moore

Oh, the places you can go in America! These epic destinations come with bragging rights, from epic natural wonders to big city adventures, and legendary…

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Best Family Vacations
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13 Hotels That Offer the Coolest VIP Experiences for Kids

by Allison Tibaldi

Once upon a time, a hallway vending machine and an extra pillow on the bed was our idea of hotel luxury. Today, hotels are upping…

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Water Park Vacations
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10 Waterslides You Have to See to Believe

by Jeff Bogle

What makes a great waterslide? Is it height? Speed? Location? The design? Yes to all of the above! The best waterslides  incorporate thrills and eye-catching…

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Beach Vacations
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10 Summer Beachwear Must-Haves for Tweens and Teens

by Beth Luberecki

When the whole family’s heading to the beach, your tween or teen might be most concerned with how they’ll look in their all-important Instagram pics.…

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10 Best Travel-Inspired Books For Young Kids

by Wendy Helfenbaum

The best screen-free activity of all time, books–especially ones about travel–offer a great way to teach kids about a new destination or culture, either before,…

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9 Amazing Family Vacations That Will Take You Outside of Your Comfort Zone

by Cynthia J. Drake

Many families tend to pick the same tried-and-true vacation spots year after year. The temptation to stick with what’s familiar is strong, especially if you’re…

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