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Feeling hopeful about a return to travel this year? We’ve found the seven best family…

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Any caregiver of a toddler knows exactly how active (as in nonstop, all over the…

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Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? As prices have come down, more and more…

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11 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 2021

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Baby, it’s cold outside! If you're planning a family ski vacation or just want to…

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10 Best Packing Cubes for Kids and Families 2021

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It’s easy for adults to take charge and do it all. But involving the kids in the packing process for a trip can make them…

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17 Best Travel Clothes for Men 2020

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Heading out of town? Relax, guys, and follow our lead on what to pack. The best travel clothes for men are ones that layer well…

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If the thought of Spring Break fills you with dread (so much time to fill while stuck at home), Intrepid Urban Adventures, (the day tour…

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8 Best Tablets for Toddlers and Kids 2021

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You’re headed out for your next family trip and you’ve covered all the bases. Passports? Clothes? Medication? Tablet? Yep, we said it: tablets are becoming…

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10 Best Florida Beach Resorts for Families 2021

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Florida’s sandy shores are lined with beach resorts, from way up in Northwest Florida all the way south to Key West. But not all Florida…

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8 Best Water Shoes for the Beach 2021

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Inspecting tidal pools for critters and heading out into the ocean is more enjoyable when nobody’s complaining about sore feet. Enter the water shoe—the go-anywhere footwear…

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The all-inclusive vacation is the easiest and cheapest trip for families who need some tropical chill time to reset and reconnect. You pay everything upfront…

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15 Most Versatile Travel Dresses 2021

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A versatile travel dress can help you stay cool on vacation, while also looking completely put together (even though it took you all of five…

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