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Rina Nehdar, L.A. Family Travel
Explore the Far Reaches of the Globe on a Cruise Around the World

The idea of getting away from it all is the driving force behind many vacation plans. That’s easier thought than done. Oftentimes, as soon as “all” seems far behind, the trip is over and reality brings “it” back.

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Kyle McCarthy, Family Travel Forum
25 Top Family Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

From shores to slopes, many top waterfront, mountaintop and urban destinations welcome families with special experiences, affordable lodging, and sophisticated dining and entertainment. These top 25 weekend getaways across the country guarantee enriching activities for all ages and will inspire your family to enjoy some quality time together.

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are A Trip
How to Spend a Weekend in OKC with Teens

Oklahoma City is one of those cities that surprises you. It’s an easy three-hour drive from DFV, making it the perfect change of scenery. Here’s what we recommend if you want to spend a weekend in OKC with teens.

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Marcie Cheung, Marcie in Mommyland
Tips for Amazing London Family Photos

Planning a trip to London with kids and want to book a London family photographer? Keep scrolling to check out my tips for getting the perfect London family photos for your next London vacation!

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Marcie Cheung, Marcie in Mommyland
Paris Family Tours Worth Booking

Planning a trip to Paris with your family? Check out our list of the best kid-friendly tours in Paris! You won’t find this information anywhere else.

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Marcie Cheung, Marcie in Mommyland
How to Spend 4 Days in London with Kids

Planning a trip to London with your family? We just spent 4 days in London and had a blast! Our 8-year-old and 5-year-old loved all of the activities we did. Keep scrolling to see our exact London itinerary. Spoiler alert: they want to go back!

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are a Trip
35+ Amazing Things to Do in Paris with Teens

Paris with teens can be a rewarding time! Some of the sights you see might be a crew favorite or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Are you looking for new things to do on your next trip to the City of Love, or are you seeking guidance for your first trip there? Use these ideas to create the perfect Paris itinerary for teens.

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Tykesha Burton, Momma Wanderlust
A Music-Lover’s Guide To Macon, Georgia, the Birthplace of Southern Rock

Macon, Georgia, is an idyllic Southern city brimming with history and charm about an hour’s drive south from Atlanta. Yet those descriptors don’t fully capture all that this eclectic, yet intimate, city has to offer — especially when it comes to music. As the hometown of the inimitable Little Richard, soul legend Otis Redding, and Southern rock pioneers The Allman Brothers, Macon lures music lovers in droves.

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Tamara Gruber, We3Travel
16 Best Family Vacations In New England (For Every Season)

New England has something special to offer families for every season of the year — or at least three seasons — spring (aka mud or “stick” season) isn’t always as reliable. After living in Rhode Island for over 20 years and spending my childhood vacationing in Vermont, I’ve been able to scope out the best family vacations in New England.

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Heather Mundt, Momfari
Reel Your Family Into Fishing

It’s no secret that more than two years of a pandemic has drawn families outdoors, away from the confines of our homes toward sunshine, fresh air, and socially distant recreation. And one of the popular outdoor activities that saw a steady stream of curious newbies was fishing.

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Eliza Watkins, KidTripster
KidTripster Teen: My Favorite Things About Beaches Turks & Caicos

Earlier this year, my parents surprised me with the news that we were headed to the Turks & Caicos Islands. I’d never heard of this place, so I immediately started researching. Right away, I found images of beautiful islands. I was EXCITED! And not just because we were in the middle of a dreary Pacific Northwest winter.

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Shellie Bailey-Shah, KidTripster
10 Reasons To Love San Diego’s Paradise Point Resort and Spa

I typically follow one rule when it comes to travel: the world’s a big place, so don’t repeat a destination. Over two decades of family travel, I’ve done a pretty good job adhering to this philosophy. But every once in a while, rules are meant to be broken. Enter San Diego.

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KyAnn Lewis, KidTripster
Mother-Daughter Getaway: 6 Fun Things We Did in Belize

When my kids were younger, we always vacationed together as a family. But as they’ve grown older, and busier, we sometimes split up. My nine-year-old son is easy to entertain. However, I’ve learned that keeping my teen daughter engaged can be trickier. To get her head out of her device and immersed into the destination, I enlist her help with the planning.

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are A Trip
UnCruise – An Unforgettable Alaska Adventure Cruise

For as long as I can remember, my oldest son has wanted to travel to Alaska, so when the opportunity to explore Alaska with UnCruise Adventures presented itself, I knew I couldn’t say no. He just finished his first year of college in May, and I knew he would be the perfect companion on an Alaska adventure cruise.

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Frontiers North Adventures Staff, Frontiers North Adventures
5 Family-Friendly Experiences You Can Only Find in Churchill

Between animal watching, beluga boating and dog carting, Churchill has something exciting for every member of your family! Located on the west shore of Hudson Bay, this northern Manitoba town exists peacefully with its abundance of wildlife, scenic views and adventure.

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Heather Mundt, Momfari
Sneak Peek: A Guide to Outdoor Family Adventures in Colorado for All Ages

From hiking and river rafting to mountain biking, zip lining, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, fishing and beyond, Colorado is an all-seasons playground for outdoor adventures. And, when it comes to family fun in the Centennial State, freelance travel writer Heather Mundt wrote the book on kid-friendly activities – literally.

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Keri Baugh, Bon Voyage With Kids
An Epic 5 Day Itinerary For Glacier National Park With Kids

If you are planning to visit Glacier National Park, my 5 day Glacier National Park itinerary will give you a great guide for planning an epic family trip.

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Family Travel Forum Staff, Family Travel Forum
51 Great Family Summer Vacation Ideas

Let the sun shine this year as we present 51 of the best summer family vacation ideas ever. With the pandemic somewhat under control and Americans eager to travel again, the Allianz Global Assistance ” Top 10 Summer Destinations” survey estimates travel will be up 16% over last year.

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Family Travel Forum Staff, Family Travel Forum
How to Choose a Dude Ranch When There Are So Many Choices

Does your family need help on how to choose a dude ranch for their vacation? Consider how many farm stays and ranch choices are available and you’ll realize how varied they are.

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Natalie Preddie, The Adventures of Natty P & Co
This Staycation Destination is of the TOP HOTELS in Canada

Summer is right around the corner and if you’re looking to take advantage of the new Ontario staycation credit, they’re so many options for you to discover right here in our beautiful province.

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Natalie Preddie, The Adventures of Natty P & Co
CTV Your Morning Pack & prep for long haul travel

Are you ready to dust off your suitcase and travel again? These tips will help you get set for your next adventure!

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Natalie Preddie, The Adventures of Natty P & Co
Fun and unique local destination for your next staycation

A new Ontario staycation credit has given incentives to Ontarians to discover their own province. Travel expert Natalie Preddie has family-friendly staycation ideas.

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Heather Greenwood Davis, Globetrotting Mama
In the town that Lego built, kids rule for the day

If the kids of Billund, Denmark, had their way, arriving planes would travel the runway through a lit-up rainbow tunnel and passengers would be greeted by music. Although the municipal airport authority has nixed the idea, this town of 27,000 in central Denmark…

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are A Trip
This Greece travel guide and itinerary is for YOU!

As we all know, traveling with kids takes a lot more planning than grown up vacations. Planning a trip to Greece for the first time can be an overwhelming task, as it requires a ton of research. Which islands work for families? Where do you stay?

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are A Trip
40+ Fabulous Things to do in NYC with Teens

Visiting New York City is on many people’s bucket lists. It is a lively city filled with countless attractions all ages will enjoy. Teens will certainly enjoy a trip to NYC. If you plan to take your teens on a family vacation, these are the best things to do in NYC with teens!

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Kirsten Maxwell, Kids Are A Trip
Best Things to do in Aruba with Teens

Aruba has become a very popular destination for families in recent years. The island is one of the ABC Islands (the others are Bonaire and Curaçao) and it’s located outside of the hurricane belt in the Caribbean Sea. Families looking for an island getaway will enjoy the gorgeous beaches delicious food, and outdoor activities in spades.

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Tamara Gruber, We3Travel
How to Spend the Best 3 Days in Venice Itinerary

Venice has long captured the imagination of travelers, inspiring visions of intrigue and perhaps romance. A lattice-work of 400 bridges connecting 118 small islands in a shallow lagoon between the Po and the Piave rivers.

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Tamara Gruber, We3Travel
5 Days in Paris Itinerary: Daily Guide on What to Do and Where to Eat

There is never enough time to see everything you want to see during a trip to Paris, let alone spend enough time soaking in the Parisian culture over a cup of coffee or glass of wine at a sidewalk cafe.

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Claire Kerr-Zlobin, Life With a Baby
Beaches, Turks & Caicos

In the past, when we’ve travelled with the kids, they have felt like trips, adventures, explorations, and while they felt a little like a vacation, I realized we’ve never really needed to take a break from our day-to-day until this year. After two years of lockdowns and feelings of heightened fear, worries, and ongoing and repeated stage….

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Rina Nehdar, Travel + Leisure
The Best Outdoor Destinations In The U.S. For Indoorsy People

Some travelers love to hike – others love to gaze upon mountains while sitting indoors with a glass of wine. Yes, nature does that whole ‘take your breath away’ thing and leaves you in a puddle of wonder with its colors, shapes, and contortions…

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Heather Mundt, Colorado Parent
5 Things Kids Can Learn About at GUITAR

Visitors to the new Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) exhibit GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World don’t need to be music aficionados to appreciate it’s offerings: an expansive collection of more than 70 instruments ranging from rare and antique to modern….

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Heather Mundt, Colorado Parent
Virtual Ski Lessons Offer a Unique Way to Teach Kids Skills For The Slopes

Heather Balogh Rochfort was a twentysomething ski-school and adaptive-ski instructor long before she became a parent to Liliana in 2017. But even she learned a new trick or two while teaching her daughter through WildKind’s Virtual Ski School, an online curriculum she and Brooke Murray launched in January 2021.

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Sarah Blevins, Our Little Lifestyle
Fun Things to Do in Dothan, Alabama

Just over three years ago our family moved from Southern California to Dothan, Alabama and we’ve lived here longer than I have lived anywhere in my adult life. So, I feel a little extra qualified to share some fun things to do in Dothan, Alabama with you today!

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Kyle McCarthy, Family Travel Forum
11 Ways Hotels Are Changing

To picture how hotels are changing for the future, let’s start with the worldwide pandemic that kept people afraid and in their homes. Due to the lack of business, many hotels closed. Others pivoted to a risky business – housing medical workers on the front line.

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Family Travel Forum Staff, Family Travel Forum
The Very Best Spring Break Vacation Ideas

Are you ready for our family spring break ideas 2022 style? Certainly, you are more than ready after so many pandemic vacation adjustments. The Omicron variant might make family travel more complicated this spring, but it’s not an insurmountable obstacle. Especially for vaccinated travelers…

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KyAnn Lewis, KidTripster
Palm Springs is an Oasis for Families, No Matter the Season

Who’d have thought that we’d flee the high summer temperatures of the Pacific Northwest for the Palm Desert? No, we didn’t get that backwards. 2021 really was that kind of year. One where the heat of the California desert seemed less daunting than the weather at home.

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KyAnn Lewis, KidTripster
Stay in the Heart of Seattle at the Four Seasons

Whether visiting from afar, or enjoying a staycation in your own hometown, there’s a Downtown Seattle hotel that checks all the boxes. Specifically when it comes to luxury accommodations, top notch dining, amenities, and location (make that location, location, location!).

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KyAnn Lewis, KidTripster
Leavenworth’s the Christmas Capital of the Pacific Northwest

Christmas isn’t just celebrated for a single day in Leavenworth, Washington. Also known as Christmastown, this is a magical place where you can revel in the spirit of the season from Thanksgiving all the way through Valentines Day, and even beyond!

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