Age-Friendly Travel

Traveling with Tweens (Ages 10 to 12)

by Kara Williams

'Tweens can be trying on so many levels, but in regard to travel, your child…

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Family Travel Tips

13 Free Travel Apps for Families

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Although everyone should unplug on their next vacation, we know you won't be leaving home…

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Age-Friendly Travel

7 Best Vacations for Hard-to-Please Tweens

by Karon Warren

Planning a vacation that appeals to tweens can be a tricky proposition. After all, they…

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Cultural Vacations

7 Museums Your Teen Will Want to Share…

by Courtney Elko

  "Boooooring" with an eye roll might be the reaction you get from your teen…

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All-Inclusive Vacations

10 Best All Inclusive Family Tours for Teens

by Lissa Poirot

Have a teen, or — gasp! — two? What to do on a vacation where…

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Trending for Tweens

Air Travel
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The One Travel Hack That Could Save You Hundreds

by Judy Koutsky

With the recent news that many airlines are increasing their checked baggage fee (from $25 a bag to $30), a family of four will now…

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Family Travel Tips

6 Things You Should Never Buy Before You Travel

by Beth Luberecki

Traveling—especially with a family in tow—requires lots of advance planning and preparation. There are flights and hotels to book, excursions to be arranged, and movies…

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Seasonal Travel
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10 Best Train Trips for 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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Cultural Vacations
Museum of the American Revolution; Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

9 Historic Sites Your Kids Won’t Learn About in School

by Cynthia J. Drake

Many of us have at least a couple recollections of doze-worthy history lessons in school, where rote memorizations of battlefields and dates felt as far…

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Cruises for Families
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6 Incredible Islands You Can Only Reach by Cruise

by Jeff Bogle

Cruise ships are getting bigger and better. But one thing that will never be topped by even the most glamorous ship is the exclusive private…

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Best Family Vacations
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10 Best Cities for Family Vacations in 2018

by Amanda Norcross

Cities make great getaways — short or long — for families. They are hubs for direct flights, ample accommodations, top-notch restaurants and iconic, innovative attractions…

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Car Travel
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9 Tech-Free Distractions for Your Next Family Road Trip

by Tamara Gruber

Heading out on a road trip is the quintessential family vacation. But while road trips bring the promise of new discoveries and quality family time,…

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Packing Tips
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8 Things That Will Ruin Your Vacation If You Forget to Pack Them

by Cynthia J. Drake

If there’s something that could be forgotten while packing for a trip, I guarantee my family has forgotten it. You’d think that after years of…

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