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Panama City Beach: Time for Family Fun!

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Panama City Beach Bans Alcohol During Spring Break - Time for Family Fun! 2016 is prepped to be a year unlike any other for Panama City Beach. ...

12 Ways To Stay Home And Bond Like You're On A Family Vacation

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel

You don't have to travel far and wide to reap the benefits of a solid family vacation. In fact, some of the best trips can be spent in the comfort of ...

Orlando's 50 Miles of Family Fun

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

A Guide to Orlando Theme Parks, and the Fastest Way to get To and Through Them If you're looking for a vacation spot in the midst of all the actio...

Kids And Parents Share Their Vacation Highlights And The Answers Couldn't Be More Different

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2016 | Parents

While it’s certainly true that travel gives you a story, exactly what story that is depends a lot on whom you ask -- a kid or a grown-up.

The Most Popular Vacation Spots For Families

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel

When it comes to family travel, ease is the name of the game. So it's no wonder that Kayak's 10 most popular family destinations are convenient places...

8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of A Multigenerational Vacation

Donne Davis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty
Donne Davis

Multigenerational family vacations have been a ritual in my family for more than five generations. When I was a young child, they included my parents and grandparents. Now they include my children and grandchildren. We've taken a vacation with them every year for the past 12 years.

The 12 Most Popular Resorts in the Caribbean Right Now

Oyster | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel

To escape freezing temps and snowy sidewalks, many travelers will head to the sunny Caribbean islands with warm weather year-round and pristine beaches.

Get off the Tut-Tut!

Todd Buchholz | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Todd Buchholz

He looked like a little man, stooped and unthreatening. He even smiled, though his teeth looked like tombstones. My daughter Victoria and I needed a ride back to the hotel after an evening of admiring snakes on a stick at the Beijing night market.

It's 2016 and I Just Became a Travel Agent: Here's Why You Still Need Me

Ashley Swymeler Morris | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel
Ashley Swymeler Morris

Imagine the setting: I'm living in New York City, happily employed at one of the best advertising agencies in the country. I have a six figure income, great clients and interesting work.

The Most Underrated Mexican Destinations to Hit This Winter

Thrillist | Posted 01.01.2016 | Travel

When you ask someone how their trip to Mexico went, no one ever says, "Eh, it was OK." No. It was either a glorious weekend on a beautiful beach with free-flowing tequila. Or it was a terrifying experience involving Federales and free-flowing tequila. Rarely, if ever, are there any in-betweens.

My Daughter Called a Shrink On Me!

Honey Good | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

Flashing back to yesterday in Palm Springs... my girlfriends, Sheila and Gloria, and I were laughing as we discussed psychiatrists. It brought back a story that took place in Honolulu when one of my daughters was a teen.

8 Ways To Turn Flying With An Infant Into A Nightmare And Piss Everybody Off | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents

Traveling light with a baby is impossible, but traveling smart isn't.

Considering a Family Cruise

Sally Black | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel
Sally Black

Client: I am NOT a Cruiser!!!! Travel Agent: What makes you say that? Have you ever been on a cruise before? Client: NO, I just know I won't ...

Travel Troubles

Curtis Rogers | Posted 12.17.2015 | Parents
Curtis Rogers

I hate travelling. Really. It is a large, deluxe pain-in-the-butt combo with extra aggravation and a side of angst. That might sound weird to peopl...

10 Ways to Make the Most of Single Parent Holidays

A.S. Chung | Posted 12.14.2015 | Divorce
A.S. Chung

Travelling as a single parent with your children in tow can be stressful and exhausting. The thought of spending the whole vacation running after the ...

The Week From Hell That Made Me Eternally Grateful

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

My daughter and I just spent a horrifying week at the beach. A wicked sense of humor and deep appreciation for the art of gratitude are great additions to your tool belt in times like these. Fortunately, we were both packing. Plus, we've got something to laugh about for years to come.

6 Best Hotels Just Outside Disney World

CheapTickets | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

With the price of tickets to Walt Disney World, soaring into the triple digits earlier this year, parkgoers need to be savvier than ever about where they stay. Consider hotels just outside Disney World, but not technically on the park's property.

Escape to Mexico This Fall to a Resort for the Entire Family

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

With winter just around the corner, what better time to head out on a nice warm vacation. The catch? You want it to be a special family gathering where everyone has fun - from the littles to the grandparents. And you'd like some downtime to relax in peace. Enter Generations, a gourmet all-inclusive resort recently opened by Miami-based Karisma Resorts. I had high hopes.

Discovering the Thousand Islands in New York State and Ontario, Canada

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

One of the most memorable travel experiences I could imagine would be discovering a place on the planet of extraordinary beauty that I had never known...

Pitbull to Christen Norwegian Cruise Line's Newest and Biggest Cruise Ship Yet

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Norwegian Cruise, the third largest cruise line, is intent on giving market leaders Carnival and Royal Caribbean a run for the competitive market share of passenger money by adding the newest cruise ship in the world to its 14-vessel fleet.

Discovering Prince Edward Island and Buying a House at the End of the World

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel
Holly Robinson

A few years after first discovering Prince Edward Island as a single mom with two young children, I invited my second husband, Dan, to see the island for the first time. I was beyond nervous. What if Dan saw this island and shrugged his shoulders?

How We Survived 5 Weeks in Spain with Kids

Findery | Posted 01.03.2016 | Travel

Now, we are not exactly new to the whole extended family travel situation, but, nonetheless, even for us, traveling with kids for five straight weeks has the potential to become both irritating and exhausting. Don't get me wrong, this trip was pretty incredible and filled with unforgettable family memories, but we definitely experienced our fair share of frustration and chaos all while enjoying lots of family bonding time.

The Pros And Cons Of Travel With Little Kids

Christine Knight | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Christine Knight

Being forced to travel was actually great because it made us get out and experience the world and create wonderful memories instead of staying home and just keeping to local, easy experiences. After living through the highs and lows myself, I wanted to share a few pros and cons of traveling with little kids.

I'm a Dietitian and I Let My Kids Have Junk Food. Here's Why.

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

I hope for kids who understand that it's okay to have junk food occasionally, who don't worry that junk food will poison them, but who also understand that there's a reason we eat oatmeal WAY more often than Lucky Charms.

5 Classic Family Resorts for Relaxing & Reconnecting | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel

Families looking for a classic resort experience with activities they can do together in a slow-paced, relaxing environment will find that there are still plenty of great choices.