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Cultural Vacations

9 Historic Sites Your Kids Won’t Learn About…

by Cynthia J. Drake

Many of us have at least a couple recollections of doze-worthy history lessons in school,…

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All-Inclusive Vacations

10 Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts for 2018

by Amanda Norcross

We've chosen our favorite all inclusive Caribbean family resorts, with popular destinations, family ratings, various…

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7 Things You Should Never Do at Your…

by Amanda Norcross

Getting ready to book a hotel for your next family vacation? Avoid these common mistakes…

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Seasonal Travel

Best 3-Day Fall Getaways for Families

by Kimberly Liu

In some ways, family fall getaways can be more enjoyable than a long summer vacation,…

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Best Family Vacations

10 Surprisingly Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations

by Amanda Norcross

Orlando. Myrtle Beach. New York City. These are popular destinations that come to mind when…

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Air Travel

The One Travel Hack That Could Save You…

by Judy Koutsky

With the recent news that many airlines are increasing their checked baggage fee (from $25…

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Seasonal Travel
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10 Best Train Trips for Leaf Peeping

by Lara Dunning

When the warm days of summer come to an end and school is back in session, families are often limited to short weekend escapes or…

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Cruises for Families
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Cruise Ship Water Parks, Ranked

by Jeff Bogle

They are the dominate feature, that colorful first thing your kids notice as your family car, taxi or shuttle bus gets closer and closer to…

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Cruises for Families
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6 Incredible Islands You Can Only Reach by Cruise

by Jeff Bogle

Cruise ships are getting bigger and better. But one thing that will never be topped by even the most glamorous ship is the exclusive private…

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Seasonal Travel

9 Dreamy U.S. Lake Towns to Visit This Fall

by Heather Larson

Taking a family trip after summer’s end lets you experience places with less crowds and helps you acclimate to the changing seasons better. These towns,…

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Cultural Vacations

11 Fairytale Castles That Are Closer Than You Think

by Courtney Elko

Hear ye, hear ye! You don’t have to cross the pond to see a fairytale castle! Medieval castles, Victorian palaces, and stone masterpieces dot the…

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Water Park Vacations

8 Awesome Punta Cana All Inclusive Resorts With Water Parks

by Terry Ward

For all those beautiful swaying palms, powdery-sand beaches and turquoise waters typical of a Caribbean vacation, let’s face it — the hotel water park still…

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Car Travel

A [Tongue-in-Cheek] Guide to Surviving the Oregon Trail With Kids in 2018

by Cynthia J. Drake

When was the last time you patted yourself on the back for surviving a family trip with no one succumbing to dysentery or cholera? Like…

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Dude Ranches & Safaris
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6 East Coast Dude Ranches You Never Knew Existed

by Courtney Elko

Who says you have to go to the West Coast for a dude ranch vacation? Technically, a dude ranch is only considered a dude ranch…

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