Port Aransas Beach in Port Aransas, Texas; Courtesy of Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce
Beach Vacations

10 Best Family Beaches for 2019

by Courtney Elko

 Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach, especially for families. But not…

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Beach Vacations

The Ultimate Beach Bag: 9 Best Beach Bags…

by Courtney Elko

Searching for the ultimate beach bag? Whether you're loading up for a day trip to…

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Beach Vacations

12 Best U.S. Beach Boardwalks for 2019

by Courtney Elko

Sometimes, the boardwalk is even better than the beach! An iconic part of summer vacations,…

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Beach Vacations

5 Best Sunscreens for Babies and Kids, According…

by Courtney Elko

When it comes to sunscreens for babies and kids, not all products are created the…

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Beach Vacations

8 Genius Beach Hacks You Didn’t Know You…

by Courtney Elko

Going to the beach with kids is a lot of fun. It's also a lot…

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Beach Vacations

7 Best Baby Beach Tents

by Courtney Elko

Beach tents are a summertime necessity for babies. These are our picks for the best…

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8 Los Cabos Excursions and Tours Every Family Should Try

by Courtney Elko

Los Cabos is not a major beach destination, as much of the coastline features cliffs and rocks; the water is also quite deep. But there…

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The Best Baby Beach Gear: 13 Beach Essentials for Baby

by Cynthia J. Drake

Our favorite baby beach gear includes some out-of-the-box ideas from parents who have already beach-tested these items with their own babies. Bonus — you likely…

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#MomGoals – 11 Swimsuit Cover Ups You Need in Your Closet Now

by Cynthia J. Drake

Let’s be real: for some of us, anything related to bathing suits can be an event on par with, say, a root canal. But once…

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9 Best Swim Floaties for Kids

by Courtney Elko

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

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7 Best Great Lake Beaches for Families

by Courtney Elko

The beaches among the five Great Lakes — we’re counting Lake Champlain, though only briefly considered a Great Lake — do not disappoint, and the…

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10 Best Family Beaches in Florida

by Courtney Elko

The Sunshine State is the ultimate place to be when it comes to kid-friendly beaches. Our favorite family beaches in Florida offer everything you and…

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Best Beach Gear 2019: 9 Must-Haves for Families

by Courtney Elko

The days of conveniently carrying one beach chair, a towel and a cute beach bag to the beach are mere memories of your time before…

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10 Best Beaches for Families in 2016

by Amanda Geronikos

See which beaches made this year’s list, offering relatively clean, calm waters; restrooms; showers; and accommodations, restaurants and other things to do nearby.

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Vacation Rentals vs. Hotels for a Family Vacation

by Courtney Elko

Decide whether renting a vacation house or booking a hotel room is right for your next family vacation.

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10 Packing Tips for Home Vacation Rentals

by Lisa Meyers McClintick

Use this list to ensure you have all the necessities — from linens to beach gear — for your vacation rental home.

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Where to Vacation With Your Family in Florida

by Lissa Poirot

Having grown up in Florida, I am proud to call myself a Floridian. I love that Florida is the top vacation state in the country,…

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10 Best Beaches for Families in 2015

by Amanda Geronikos

These are the best beaches for families, based on safe, clean beaches; nearby lodging, eats and attractions; kid-specific events and more.

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Which Part of Puerto Rico Should My Family Visit?

by Amanda Geronikos

Choose which area of Puerto Rico is best for your next family vacation.

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10 Best Family-Friendly Beaches Near Disneyland

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Take a break from Disneyland and explore the shores along the West Coast at one of these 10 family-friendly beaches in California.

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Where Should My Family Go in Mexico?

by Amanda Geronikos

Choose which part of Mexico you should visit on your next family vacation.

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Which Hawaiian Island Is Right For Your Family?

by Lissa Poirot

Learn more about each Hawaiian island to determine which one is right for your family.

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5 Family-Friendly Beaches Near Walt Disney World

by Jackie Perrin

Ready for a break from the theme parks in Orlando? Trade the lines and rides for the sand and surf at these fabulous beaches, all…

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Caribbean Vacation Guide for Families

by FVC

Considering a Caribbean vacation, but not sure where to start? Let us help! We’ve created an exclusive Caribbean Guide for Families. Inside, you’ll find useful…

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10 Beach Vacations That Are Even Better in the Fall

by Amanda Norcross

Who says the beach is just for summer? These U.S. beach towns are even better in the fall, with fantastic fall events and other incentives…

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Which Caribbean Island Is Best for Your Family?

by Lissa Poirot

Choose which Caribbean island is best for your family vacation.

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10 Best Family Beach Resorts

by Candyce H. Stapen

Ready to plan your next beach escape? Choose one of these family beach resorts, with pools, water sports and and kids’ activities for your youngsters,…

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