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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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Tips for Renting an RV for Your Next Family Vacation

by Megan Johnson

Everyone knows travel will be different this summer. Traveling with kids adds another layer altogether, but don’t let that stop you from taking an exciting…

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12 U.S. Hotels With Amazing Memorial Day Travel Deals For Families

by Tarah Chieffi

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to the summer season and what better way to celebrate than a long-weekend getaway. Family-friendly hotels across the country…

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Family Travel Gear
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13 Father’s Day Picks for the Always-Hard-To-Shop-For Dad

by Jeff Bogle

He may say that he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day, but every dad loves to receive a sweet gift from his children. So here’s…

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Camping & Outdoor Vacations
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8 Fun Kid-Friendly Gardens for Families

by Barbara & Jim Twardowski

Want the kids to appreciate nature? Take them to a botanical garden where they’ll learn by exploring. Spot wildlife along a woodsy trail, climb a…

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Family Travel Gear
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9 Best Multi-Pocket Travel Jackets

by Wendy Helfenbaum

No matter what kind of family vacation you’re heading out on, you’ll need a multi-pocket travel jacket to corral the long list of must-have essentials…

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Beach Vacations
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21 Best Swimsuits for Moms That’ll Make You Look and Feel Good

by Cynthia J. Drake

When it comes to swimsuits, moms bring a lot of demands to the dressing room. We want a bathing suit that hides our stretch marks,…

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6 Secrets for Packing Light for a Family Road Trip

by Meg St-Esprit

The first time we traveled as parents, with our oldest son, we completely overpacked for the weekend trip. I acted as if the mountain resort…

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Family Travel Gear
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The Best Kids’ Rolling Luggage for 2021

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 fun rolling…

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