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10 Vacations That Will Change Your Child’s Life

by Andrea Guthmann

Sure, vacations are for relaxing. But they're also for spending time together and making lasting…

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Cultural Vacations

12 State Fairs for Families to See in…

by Andrea Guthmann

Across America, state fairs are a summertime tradition. In many states, this annual celebration dates…

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Cultural Vacations

13 Most Unusual Overnight Experiences for Families

by Andrea Guthmann

Imagine waking up next to a giant whale, or sleeping while suspended from the trees.…

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Cultural Vacations

8 Unforgettable Family Tour Company Vacations

by Andrea Guthmann

Once you're on vacation -- which only happens once a year for many families --…

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Cultural Vacations

9 Historic Sites Your Kids Won’t Learn About…

by Andrea Guthmann

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

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Cultural Vacations

8 Tours You Didn’t Know You Can Take

by Andrea Guthmann

You know you can tour the Empire State Building, Grand Canyon and even Alcatraz. But…

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11 Best Travel-Inspired Subscription Boxes for Families

by Andrea Guthmann

Are you pining over that freshly brewed local coffee you once had on a mountain top, or the mouthwatering pasta you had while dining al fresco…

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11 Fairytale Castles That Are Closer Than You Think

by Courtney Elko

Medieval castles, Victorian palaces, and stone masterpieces dot the U.S., many of them offering immersive tours, afternoon tea, and even overnight stays. Plan a visit…

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

by Cynthia J. Drake

The Oregon Trail was a brutal journey 175 years ago, slightly more fun when it was remade into a game, and miles better in person…

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10 U.S. Bucket List Vacations Every Family Should Take

by Tamara Gruber

There are 18 summers before your kids leave the nest. Plot your family vacation plans with these bucket list destinations across the U.S.

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10 Historic Family Road Trips You’ve Never Heard Of

by Diana Lambdin Meyer

These historic road trips bring history to life in ways even the best classroom teacher could never do. Choose one of these historic family road…

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7 Most Underrated Mexico Family Vacations

by Cynthia J. Drake

These less-traveled Mexico destinations go relatively undiscovered by tourist throngs, though they still have plenty to offer intrepid family travelers. Choose one of these underrated…

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10 Best Natural Wonder Family Vacations

by Lara Dunning

Have your kids ever seen a firefly tree? What about glowworms? These natural wonders, located across the globe, offer unique experiences you won’t find anywhere…

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15 Best Cool and Geeky Family Vacations

by Jeff Bogle

From the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to a gravity-defying road in middle-of-nowhere Pennsylvania, these U.S. attractions encourage you to let your inner geek out.…

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5 Best Places to Introduce Kids to Afternoon Tea

by Christine Koubek

In the harried world of parenting, an entire uninterrupted hour to sit and sip hot tea and nibble on tiny cakes and sandwiches sounds blissful.…

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10 Touristy Family Vacations That Live Up to the Hype

by Tamara Gruber

Is the Grand Canyon as good as everyone says it is? Is Disney World worth the cost? We’ve highlighted 10 touristy family vacation destinations that…

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6 Vacations That Let You Trace Your Family History

by Courtney Elko

Discover your family’s genealogy on a family history vacation in one of these unique (and surprising) destinations.

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7 Museums Your Teen Will Want to Share on Social Media

by Courtney Elko

  “Boooooring” with an eye roll might be the reaction you get from your teen at any mention of a museum. But for social media-loving…

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This Way to Walley World: How to Recreate a Griswold Family Vacation

by Cynthia J. Drake

Throw on your Walley World T-shirts, tell Aunt Edna you’re en route, and take the long way down the “Holiday Road.”

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10 Coolest Brew Pubs for Families

by Cynthia J. Drake

These craft breweries provide entertainment, amenities and specialty menus for pint-sized kiddos while their moms and dads enjoy the actual pints.

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10 Family-Friendly Food Tours You Need to Experience

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Food tours are a unique and delicious way to experience a new destination. Consider one of these for your next getaway with the kids.

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7 Exotic Family Vacation Spots Where English Is Widely Spoken

by Amanda Norcross

English is commonly spoken or it’s the native language in these gorgeous vacation destinations for families.

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How to Survive (and Actually Enjoy) a Family Vacation With Your In-Laws

by Judy Koutsky

Let’s face it — even if you have the best relationship with your in-laws, seeing them for a Sunday BBQ and spending a week’s vacation…

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30 Free and Fun Things to Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

by FVC

Washington, D.C. is the ultimate place to take your children. They can watch their school history books come to life in an exciting way —…

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Baseball Hotel Packages for Families

by Courtney Elko

Baseball spring training has begun and hotels are offering baseball vacation packages that will have kids singing, “take me out to the ball game.” Combining…

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Winnie the Pooh’s Canadian Roots

by Diana Lambdin Meyer

Raise your hand if you’ve read Winnie-the-Pooh stories to your kids, watched a Winnie-the-Pooh movie or have a stuffed Winnie-the-Pooh somewhere in your house? Now,…

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Destination Guide to a Danube River Cruise

by Lissa Poirot

River cruises are a way to show the kids multiple destinations in Europe, with one central home base, making it an easy way to introduce…

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Cuba Family Vacations

by Eileen Ogintz

The untouched reefs! The colorful vintage cars! The music! The history! No wonder everyone wants to go on a Cuba family vacation these days. “Cuba…

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48 Hours in St. Louis With Kids

by Jeff Bogle and Kaitlin Braun

Only have a few days to spend in St. Louis and you’re not sure how to fit everything in? Then aim for quality over quantity.…

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It’s Not All on the Mall: Washington, D.C.’s Hidden Highlights

by Maura Mahoney

Struggling to come up with where else to go (besides the Capitol and Washington Monument) on your family trip to Washington, D.C.? Use this list…

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16 Best Broadway Shows for Kids 2018

by Holly Rosen Fink

There hasn’t been such an exciting season on Broadway for musicals in a long time! These are the best Broadway shows for kids, broken out…

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