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5 Off-the-Beaten Spots in the Caribbean With the Kids

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 3:22 PM

Guadeloupe (Flickr: Selden Vestrit)

Taking the kids to the Caribbean sounds pretty simple: direct flights, all-inclusive options and lots of sun and surf. But plenty of parents assume that the only kid-friendly options in the islands include the big resorts and the even...

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Debunking Myths About Travel Agents

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 3:24 PM

Family vacation planning is tricky and travel agents can help. (Flickr: Julie, Dave & Family)

When planning a family vacation, there are many things to take into account. You'll need to search for kid-friendly hotels and attractions, flights, restaurants, deals,...

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How to Make the Most of Free Offers for Kids

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Kids travel free offers are everywhere, if you know where to look. (Flickr: Hamish Darby)

Money-savvy parents like nothing better than a great deal, especially for vacations. There are ways to save a lot of cash with smart budgeting and looking for...

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5 Spectacular April Getaways

(1) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 6:33 PM

Cherry blossoms in Washington DC (Flickr: robposse)

Itching to get away in April? The door has finally slammed shut on winter, and many of us are itching to get away and dust off the cold-weather cobwebs. April is shoulder season for many...

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Best Hotels for Large Families

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 4:39 PM

Large families will vacation at ease with these great lodging options. (Flickr: Anna Oakley)

Whether you're traveling with multiple children or with extended family, there are some great lodging options available to make for a happy...

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How To Do Disney World On The Cheap

(17) Comments | Posted March 8, 2015 | 1:33 PM

Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando (Flickr: tegioz)

If you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World and are worried about burning a hole in your pocket, it's time to de-stress. Just about every child dreams of a family vacation at Walt Disney World...

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Tips for Finding Cheap Flights for Spring Break

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 3:12 PM

2015-03-03-1425426050-7102426-CheapFlightspic1plane.jpg Find cheap spring break flights that will help you get into vacation mode now. (Flickr: John Murphy)

Are you ready for a spring break vacation with kids but exhausted from searching for affordable flights? Finding inexpensive airfares during peak travel times is a...

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Best Sunny Destinations Deals to Book Now

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 8:14 PM

Bahia Resort Hotel (Courtesy Bahia Hotel)

San Diego, Hawaii and Mexico all have miles of sunny beaches and an array of family fun activities. Stay on a peninsula near major attractions in San Diego, splash in a water park in Mexico or...

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4 Exciting Family Vacation Ideas Around the World

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 7:10 PM

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa (Courtesy Ulusaba)

If you've decided it's time to get more foreign stamps in your passport and explore the world with your children, here are some ideas of family-friendly destinations overseas. What they have in...

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5 Ways To Save On Spring Break

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 4:47 PM

Williamsburg, Virginia (Flickr: Tobyotter)

School kids all over the country have started counting the days to their spring break holiday -- a week of vacation that can fall anywhere between mid-March and late April. For parents, it's time to start

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5 Things to Do Outside Paris With Kids

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 12:20 PM

Château de Fontainebleau (Courtesy Château de Fontainebleau)

There's plenty to do in Paris, but sometimes it's nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield. We've picked five day trips the kids will love,...

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Traveling Tips for Families With Special Diet

(1) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 11:57 AM

Healthy farm-to-door food box from Quinciple (Courtesy Quinciple)

Traveling for families with a special diet simply and easily takes three things: confidence, patience and a sense of humor. The first step is to accept that there will always be a...

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5 Fabulous Disney Cruises for Families

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 11:43 AM

Bahamian Cruise on the Disney Dream (Courtesy Disney Cruise Line)

Are you looking to take the kids on a family cruise? Disney Cruise Line is known for being a family-friendly cruise line with many itinerary options available for families. The...

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Family Spring Breaks Without the Crowds

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 4:16 PM

2015-02-12-omniameliaislead.jpg Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort (Courtesy Omni Hotels)

Taking a festive spring break with the family shouldn't mean resigning yourself to being packed like sardines in a theme park--or worse yet, battling the hordes of college-aged partiers...

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5 Wonderful Cruises to Take the Kids on Now

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 4:15 PM

Gigantic waterparks, exciting kids' clubs, and spectacular evening shows are just some of the many cool attractions cruise ships have to offer family travelers. Add to this a huge gamut of onboard family-friendly restaurants from steakhouses to fusion food eateries,...

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5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

(4) Comments | Posted February 7, 2015 | 3:43 PM


Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above...

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Traveling With a Vegan Family

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 3:03 PM


There are two critical things to keep in mind when traveling with kids and food restrictions. Ditch the guilt and focus on the fun you are having. The snacks you bring with won't differ greatly from the healthy snacks most families...

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Best Domestic Airlines for Kids Traveling Solo

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 1:45 PM


The thought of sending your child alone on an airplane can cause anxiety and fear. Busy airports and baggage claims can be daunting to anyone, especially a child traveling alone. But with the help of airlines' unaccompanied minor (UM) programs, a...

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5 Best Family Trips for Presidents' Day Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 3:03 PM


For families around the nation, the three-day weekend honoring the February birthdays of Washington and Lincoln offers a welcome respite from the winter school grind--but also a chance to participate in the peak season for both ski and snowbird travel. A number of...

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5 Affordable Caribbean Hotels for Families

(3) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 4:31 PM


With their beautiful beach stretches, the clear blue-green waters, and the warm sunny weather, the Caribbean islands are pretty much at the top of the list for every family looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway. And while a

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