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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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Miami Skyline

10 Best Miami Hotels for Families

by Amanda Geronikos

Many families spend a short time in Miami pre- or post-cruise, but the city is worthy of an entire vacation, with cutting-edge restaurants, renowned beaches,…

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All-Inclusive Vacations
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18 Best All-Inclusive Mexico Resorts for Families 2021

by Amanda Norcross

Thinking about an all-inclusive resort vacation in Mexico? We’ve chosen our favorite all-inclusive Mexico family resorts for 2021, with family-specific amenities, accommodations, reviews, and ratings…

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Family Travel Gear
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9 Best Maternity Swim Cover Ups for 2021

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Whether you’re on a babymoon for one last kid-free jaunt before you become a mom, or you’re waddling after little ones at an all-inclusive resort,…

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Beach Vacations
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8 Best Swim Floaties for Kids 2021

by Courtney Elko

Whether you have an infant, toddler or a young swimmer, floaties for kids are a fun and a safe staple for any day in the…

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Family Travel Gear
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10 Best Packable Women’s Sun Hats for Travel 2021

by Katja Gaskell

Whether you’re packing for a family vacation, a romantic city break for two, or a weekend away with the girls, you don’t want to forget…

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Best Family Vacations
Disney's Beach Club Villas

11 Best Disney World Resort Hotels for Families in 2021

by Amanda Norcross

Disney World certainly knows how to cater to families, especially when it comes to onsite accommodations. Most Disney World hotels—all of which are themed—provide swimming…

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Camping & Outdoor Vacations
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8 Most Magical Treehouse Hotels in the U.S. 2021

by Terry Ward

Nothing will thrill your kid more—or make you feel like a kid again—than spending the night high in the treetops. And while a treetop hotel…

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Camping & Outdoor Vacations
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The Best Roof Racks and Rooftop Cargo Carriers for 2021

by Megan Johnson

Summer road trips are upon us, and if you’re worried about space in the car, you may need to invest in a cargo carrier. Cargo…

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