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Seasonal Travel

15 Cheap Thanksgiving Vacation Ideas for Families

by Karon Warren

While Thanksgiving travel often means visiting relatives, it can be fun to break away from…

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Budget-Friendly Travel

12 Ridiculously Affordable Fall Vacations for 2019

by Karon Warren

 Looking to take your kids on a little weekend getaway to peep some leaves,…

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Seasonal Travel

14 Parade Route Hotels and Hotel Packages for the…

by Karon Warren

Why fight for a spot outside when you can easily watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day…

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Seasonal Travel

19 Magical Hotels for the Holiday Season 2019

by Karon Warren

https://youtu.be/spz-G93NrOA 'Tis the season to deck the halls at home... and hotels, too! Many resorts…

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Family Travel Gear

14 Best Holiday Gifts for Little Travelers 2019

by Karon Warren

Have or know kids who crave new adventures and experiences (or simply want to instill…

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11 Theme Parks Guaranteed to Get Your Family…

by Karon Warren

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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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12 Best Christmas Pajamas for the Whole Family 2019

by Jeff Bogle

You may think you don’t want Christmas pajamas for the whole family. But then you see your friends on Instagram posing for their holiday photos…

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14 Best Holiday Gifts for Toddlers 2019

by Terry Ward

Once the babies on your shopping list start to get around (and get into everything) on their own, it’s a whole new world of gift…

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31 Spooky Scary Halloween Books for Kids and Tweens

by FVC

The Best Spooky Halloween Books for Kids and Tweens Spooky middle-grade fiction aimed at children ages eight and up has seen a creative renaissance in…

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11 Best Waterproof Winter Boots for Kids

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Having fun while stomping through the snow is a terrific way for children to stay active in the fresh cold air. But dressing properly is…

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10 Best Family Vacations in December

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

Once your kids reach a certain age, it becomes increasingly difficult to plan family vacations around their school and activity schedules. Many parents find themselves…

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11 Best Winter Coats for Kids for 2019/2020

by Tamekia Reece

Whether you’re flying to the Alps, renting a cabin in Ontario, or staying somewhere closer to home, winter typically means cold, so bring on the…

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13 Best Kids Matching Christmas Pajamas for 2019

by Liz Alterman

What’s Christmas morning without matching kids Christmas pajamas?! Whether you’re traveling for the holidays or planning to stay home, matching PJs are a must. These…

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10 Best Haunted History Tours for Families

by Wendy Helfenbaum

 Looking for a great way to weave in some history lessons while also giving your kids some frightful fun? Take your brood on an…

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30 Fun Fall Activities for Kids 2019

by Amanda Norcross

Looking for some fun fall activities for kids (beyond apple picking and visiting the pumpkin patch)? We’ve rounded up our favorite ideas for all ages,…

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11 Best Fall Jackets for Kids 2019

by Courtney Elko

Fall weather can be unpredictable; one minute there’s a crisp breeze in the air, the next it’s snowing. So fall jackets for kids need to…

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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 get out in the snow and do some sledding during…

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10 Winter Vacations That Will Make You Forget About Skiing

by Allison Tibaldi

Sure, skiing is a fun activity this time of year. But there are alternative (and often better and even cheaper) ways to play in the…

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The Best Travel-Inspired Gifts for Every Age 2019

by Amanda Norcross

Searching for the perfect holiday gift? We’ve got plenty of travel-inspired gift ideas for all ages and interests, from fun distractions for jetsetting babies to…

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12 Best Holiday Gifts for Tweens 2019

by Andrea Guthmann

Not sure what to get your hard-to-shop-for tween this holiday season? We’ve found some great gift ideas that’ll do the trick. These are the best…

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23 Best Holiday Gifts for Parents 2019

by Cynthia J. Drake

Buying gifts for the grown-ups on your list can be a challenge—particularly for the adult who’s always on the go and traveling across the globe.…

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15 Best Holiday Gifts for Infants 2019

by Terry Ward

While infants aren’t exactly able to tell you what they want, it’s a joy to watch their eyes light up at the sight of these…

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Skip the Gifts? Why You Should Choose a Vacation Rental for the Holidays Instead

by Cynthia J. Drake

Each year, more and more families are switching up their holiday traditions by opting for a vacation rental instead of their own home. Vacation rental…

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25 Best Holiday Gifts for Teens 2019

by Jeff Bogle

They’ve got some independence and boy-oh-boy do they have their own style! This makes buying Christmas gifts for your teenager both easy and more difficult…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Big Kids (Ages 7 to 9)

by Judy Koutsky

Looking for the perfect gift for the 7-, 8-, or 9-year-old in your life? Here, a mix of travel-inspired gadgets, educational toys, fitness trackers (which…

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19 Ridiculously Affordable Spring Vacations 2020

by Terry Ward

Spring break vacations with the family shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. For a getaway within reach of a moderate family budget, set…

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18 Best Holiday Gifts for Preschoolers and Little Kids 2019

by Cortney Fries

With so many gift options for preschoolers and little kids, it can be tough to narrow down your holiday shopping list. So we’ve done the…

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12 Ridiculously Affordable Winter Vacations 2019/2020

by Terry Ward

Who says you have to wait until next summer to take a vacation? Depending on what part of the country your kids attend school, you…

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10 Best U.S. Train Trips for Fall Leaf Peeping

by Lara Dunning

When the warm days of summer come to an end and school is back in session, families are often limited to short weekend escapes or…

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9 Dreamy U.S. Lake Towns to Visit This Fall

by Heather Larson

These towns, near freshwater, give you the best of both worlds — pursue outdoor interests (hello, fall foliage) and explore indoor offerings. Escape to one…

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