Disney Family Vacations

6 “Frozen”-Inspired Vacations Your Kids Will Love

by Amanda Norcross

Ever since the debut of Disney's Frozen in late 2013 (and its sequel, Frozen 2, out in…

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15 Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids 2019

by Tamekia Reece

One of the most fun parts of the holidays is the stocking. Kids can’t wait…

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Age-Friendly Travel

Traveling With Infants and Toddlers: All of Your…

by Terry Ward

Preparing for your first trip with an infant or toddler? We know how stressful it…

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Beach Vacations

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

by Lissa Poirot

You know you want to visit Hawaii—you just don't know which island to choose. While…

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12 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 2019/2020

by Wendy Helfenbaum

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

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All-Inclusive Vacations

4 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Florida

by Amanda Norcross

Yes, they exist! Many resorts in Florida offer all inclusive packages, while others are always…

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9 All-Inclusive Family Vacations in PA

by Jeff Bogle

It’s true that true all-inclusive resorts are often found dotting the sandy beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean. But you and your family can find…

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17 Free Things to Do in Atlanta With Kids

by Wendy Irvine

When talking family travel, one size definitely doesn’t fit all. Everyone’s hotel, food and sightseeing budget is different. Something we all have in common? Our…

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Readers’ Picks: The 10 Most Popular Items Purchased This Week

by Josh Roberts

Sometimes the best recommendations come from your fellow travelers. This list of the top 10 products purchased so far this week by Family Vacation Critic…

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What Are the Best Places to Take Kids on Vacation?

by Judy Koutsky

There’s no shortage of destinations that cater to families, but certain places go beyond expectations. From walking amongst the skyscrapers in Chicago to swimming with…

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20 Free Things to Do in NYC With Kids

by Holly Rosen Fink

New York City is one of the best cities in the world, and there are so many things to do with kids. But the Big…

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18 Free Things to Do in Orlando With Kids

by Beth Luberecki

Let’s face it: A family trip to Orlando and its many theme parks can definitely strain the budget. That’s why we’ve rounded up a list…

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11 Hottest Toys for Christmas 2019

by Karon Warren

From interactive toys to imagination play to electronics, there’s something for every age and interest in this year’s hottest toys for Christmas. But you’d better…

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8 Award-Winning Gadgets That Will Change the Way You Travel

by Amanda Norcross

Each year, the editors at SmarterTravel put new travel products to the test, helping travelers like you choose everything from the most convenient carry-on bag…

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