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Seasonal Travel

14 Best Family Spring Break Vacations for 2020

by Terry Ward

Spring break isn’t just for college kids, but it can feel like that sometimes. And…

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Family Travel Gear

10 Best Winter Hats for Kids

by Courtney Elko

The best winter hats for kids need to stay on little baby heads, be stylish…

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Seasonal Travel

10 Winter Vacations That Will Make You Forget…

by Allison Tibaldi

Sure, skiing is a fun activity this time of year. But there are alternative (and…

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Seasonal Travel

9 States Where Kids Can Ski Free This…

by Amanda Norcross

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Free Month, when many ski resorts offer free…

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Budget-Friendly Travel

10 Ridiculously Cheap Summer Family Vacations for 2020

by Judy Koutsky

https://youtu.be/iQEkwu9Qs7I Many of us assume summer is the most expensive time to travel, especially since…

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Seasonal Travel

10 Best Family Vacations in February

by Karon Warren

As winter approaches, many of us are thinking about a vacation during school breaks. For…

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The 9 Best Florida Vacation Destinations for 2020

The 9 Best Florida Vacation Destinations for 2020

by Terry Ward

If you’re dreaming of escaping the cold for a winter family vacation in Florida, you’re not alone. Floridians like me will tell you that our…

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14 Best Holiday Gifts for Little Travelers 2020

by Amanda Norcross

Have or know kids who crave new adventures and experiences (or simply want to instill a love of travel in them from a young age)?…

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12 Best Snow Sleds For Kids 2020/2021

by Jeff Bogle

Skiing and snowboarding are cool and all, but both wintertime activities require pricey gear and expensive lift tickets. Sledding, on the other hand, requires little…

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Travel-Inspired Gifts for Every Age

by Amanda Norcross

Consider these holiday gifts for your friends and family who love to travel.

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12 Best Snow Tubing Resorts in the U.S. 2020/2021

by Amanda Norcross

Have a family of non-skiers, or just want to find a fun place to go snow tubing? Check out our picks for the best snow…

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10 Best Winter Mittens for Toddlers (That Will Actually Stay On)

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Tiny mittens are adorable, aren’t they? But finding ones that fit properly and actually stay on can be a frustrating task. Isn’t it funny how…

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15 Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids 2020

by Tamekia Reece

One of the most fun parts of the holidays is the stocking. Kids can’t wait to get their hands on the sweets and little gifts.…

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11 Best Winter Coats for Kids for 2020/21

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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11 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 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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The Best Travel-Inspired Gifts for Every Age 2020

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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23 Best Holiday Gifts for Parents 2020

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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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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29 Fun Fall Activities for Kids 2020

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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14 Cute Booties for Fall 2020

by Amanda Norcross

We’ve found this season’s cutest and most comfortable booties to wear (while you’re inevitably chasing the kids around). These are the best booties for fall…

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31 Spooky Scary Halloween Books for Kids and Tweens

by Family Vacation Critic

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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9 of the Most Haunted Hotels in the U.S.

by Amanda Norcross

Sure, these haunted hotels will spook visitors any time of the year. But Halloween adds to the fright factor, when some of the hotels provide…

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Halloween costumes

The 10 Best Kids' Halloween Costumes 2020

by Caroline Morse Teel

Halloween’s going to look different this year, so make the costumes extra fun to make up for canceled events. We’ve found the best Halloween costumes…

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8 Not-So-Scary Halloween Events and Haunted Houses for Kids

by Lissa Poirot

Head to one (or all) of these family-friendly halloween events this year.

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7 Best Fall Jackets for Kids 2020

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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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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14 Best Easter Gifts Ideas for Kids

by Tamekia Reece

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means. Easter is near… which leads us to Easter baskets. As fun as they are to make,…

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7 Best Colorado Ski Resorts for Beginners

by Courtney Elko

Skiing for the first time can be intimidating. The ski gear and equipment, alone, is overwhelming, and the chair lifts and mountains can look scary.…

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14 Best Winter Activities for Kids

by Amanda Norcross

Skiing, snow tubing, sledding and ice skating are popular activities for many families this time of year. But if you’re wondering what else you can…

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What to Pack for a Winter Vacation in Europe: 6 Essentials for Families

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Taking the family on a bucket-list trip to Europe this winter? If you want to be sure you save your energy for sightseeing, sampling delicious…

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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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