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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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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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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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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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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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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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6 Best Interactive Food Experiences for Families

by Amanda Norcross

Let’s be real: the best part of visiting any new place is sampling the local food. There’s nothing like sinking your teeth into that first…

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Theme Park Vacations
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9 U.S. Amusement Parks Kids Should Experience Before They Grow Up

by Lorilee Craker

 There’s nothing like an American theme park in the summer. As waffle cones waft, treats like meat on a stick are nibbled, and rides…

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What to Pack for Adventure Travel: 15 Essentials for Families

by Katja Gaskell

If you’re planning any kind of adventure activities on your next family vacation, you’re going to need more than just flip flops and a swimsuit.…

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