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National Park Vacations

9 U.S. National Parks Kids Should See Before…

by Jamie Moore

So many incredible national parks, so little time! Which ones are best for kids? We've…

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Air Travel

8 Things You Should Never Put in Your…

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes…

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All-Inclusive Vacations

9 Best All Inclusive Resorts With Waterslides

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Staying at an all-inclusive resort offers many advantages, and when a property also features an…

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Family Travel Gear

11 Best Kids Headphones for 2019, According to…

by Jeff Bogle

Buying your child a pair of headphones ensures you don’t have to listen to Baby…

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Cultural Vacations

6 Old Wild West Towns Your Kids Will…

by Amanda Norcross

Sure, you can take your kids to Old West-themed amusement parks and yes, they'll learn…

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Cruises for Families

5 Ways to Stay Connected on a Cruise…

by Courtney Elko

Staying connected on a cruise ship isn’t as easy as a simple text message to…

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9 Best Travel Toys for Toddlers

by Terry Ward

Any caregiver of a toddler knows exactly how active (as in nonstop, all over the place) this age group can be. And travelers know there’s…

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Cultural Vacations
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7 Great Brewery Towns That Are Also Fun for Kids

by Amanda Norcross

Yes, you can bring the kids to breweries and brewery towns on your next trip. You’ve paid for that hard-earned family vacation, after all! Have…

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Family Travel Gear
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How to Pack Less for Vacation: Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

by Courtney Elko

When you have kids, the amount of stuff you think you to need to pack for a trip can quickly add up. But less is more—especially…

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Water Park Vacations
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13 Best Water Parks in the World

by Cortney Fries

 Love wet and wild vacations? We’ve scoured the globe for the most extraordinary water parks in the world. Our list includes some of the…

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Family Travel Gear

12 Best Travel Books for Tweens

by Judy Koutsky

Tween travel books are any books that inspire pre-teens to travel, be it a guidebook, a work of fiction or trivia. Author Veera Hiranandani often…

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Family Travel Gear
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Roll With It: The Best Kids Rolling Luggage

by Diana Ballon

Family vacations don’t just start when you get to your destination. It’s also about making the journey part of the trip. And with funky rolling…

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Disney Family Vacations
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10 Best Hotels Near Disneyland for Families

by Megan duBois

 Planning a trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth” and looking at places to stay? The three onsite hotels at Disneyland—Disney’s Grand California Hotel…

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Family Travel Gear
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10 Best Travel Cooler Bags

by Jackie Perrin

Traveling in hot and humid climates means you often need an extra layer of protection for perishables and delicate items. For the times when you…

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