09/29/2010 03:51 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Awkward Family Photos': 18 Of The Weirdest Vacation Photographs EVER (PHOTOS)

It all starts with the best of intentions. Mom and Dad, feeling that the family needs to spend more time together, decide that we should take a vacation ... but between the itineraries, the sunburns, and the sing-alongs, the only thing relaxing about a family vacation is when we finally make it home.

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