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10 Hotel Water Parks Your Kids Will LOVE

Oyster | Posted 01.28.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water parks that are fun for both little splashers and thrill-seeking teens. From Wisconsin to New York to Tennessee, there's a waterslide -- or surf simulator -- with your family's name on it.

No Kids Allowed: 8 Adults-Only Hotels in Secret Spots

Oyster | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We suggest heating things up this winter with a visit to a sexy, sandy, and secluded adults-only hotel. Whether you need a spot for the long Valentine's Day -- er, we mean Presidents' Day -- weekend, or a remote locale for a romantic rendezvous this spring, one of these eight is sure to get you in the mood.

These Beach Hotels Are Where?!

Oyster | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We'll make the assumption that when most people hear the word "beach," England isn't the first place that comes to mind. But England is actually home to some pretty spectacular spots on the sand, and after checking out these seaside hotels, you'll never leave England off of your beach vacation bucket list again.

The Sexiest Hotels in the Dominican Republic

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Although language can be a barrier for non-Spanish speakers and the tap water is not potable, people are extremely friendly and the landscape is stunning.

You Better Belize It! Eight Fabulous Hotels in Belize

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Between the scuba diving, zip-lining, horseback riding, and Mayan ruin exploration, travelers don't have to stick to lying out on the beach -- though that's fine too! Read on for eight of the most fabulous hotels in the gorgeous country of Belize!

The Seven Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 01.08.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Unfortunately, a mid-winter or spring break getaway can get quite pricey, especially because so many travelers have just the same idea, thereby creating a price spike among hotels and flights. But, fortunately yet again, there are some beach locales that aren't inordinately expensive.

7 Retreats For A Low-Key Caribbean Getaway

Oyster | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Fewer crowds, intimate spaces, and unspoiled tropical vistas are the hallmarks of these hotels, and these secluded spots are the places we like to visit when we're looking for a low-key getaway.

Do's and Don'ts for Booking Spring Break

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

A study from CheapAir.com concluded that the best time to buy a domestic airline ticket is 54 days in advance. Depending on when your spring break falls, that sweet spot could be approaching faster than you think.

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

Oyster | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

The Best Beaches in Antigua

Oyster | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 365 beaches (one for each day of the year!), Antigua is the perfect island getaway when you're in need of some sand and surf.

You'll Moon Over Mexico's Moon Palace Resort

Oyster | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 2,433 rooms across three resort sections -- each with their own decor, design, amenities, and appeal -- it's no shock that this is the largest Palace property in the world.

Imperfection, Madness, and Alternative Spring Break

Erin Dugan | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Erin Dugan

If you are sick of hearing about the productive/worldly/influential things that people did on spring break while you were at home watching Netflix or drinking in Florida, I get it. But you should also probably stop reading. Because this post will make you vomit.

Police Use New Tool To Source Crowds For Evidence

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An annual spring party in a Southern California beach town devolved into a riot last month when revelers turned violent, rocking ...

5 Rules For Surviving Spring Break With Our Sanity Intact

Betsy Hnath | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Betsy Hnath

Ah, springtime, that season when schools take some time off and families connect over amazing vacations to ski resorts, sunny beaches and big cities with multi-level American Girl stores. At least that's the way it seems if I peruse the photos my friends post on their Facebook pages.

Survivor: Spring Break Edition

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents
Christy Heitger-Ewing

I remember bursting with excitement to get a break from boring homework, cranky teachers, chaotic classrooms and sticky cafeteria floors. Those were glorious days because I was a kid. Now that I'm an adult, spring break looks a whole lot different.

How My Son's Dying iPhone Saved Our Vacation

Mommy Nearest | Posted 06.21.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Instead of his usual plugged-in state, he spent much of the vacation reading books, playing silly games with his siblings and, wait for it... actually talking to us at dinner.

Your Daily Guide to an Awesome Spring Break Staycation

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Let's face it: Not everyone can go to Bermuda for spring break. But sometimes a "staycation" is just what the doctor ordered, because you can hang out with the kids and tackle spring cleaning.

Spring Break Is Here and the Littles Are Restless

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 06.14.2014 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

Wondering what to do to keep the little ones busy over spring break? There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Here are five suggestions.

Fox News Spring Break

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media
Jeff Danziger

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Mountain Climbing On a Whim

Julia Musto | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Julia Musto

There's a Japanese proverb that states, "Fall down seven times; stand up eight." It's safe to say I fell at least 10 times during the climb up and down.

How to Survive Spring Break at Home

Lynn Perkins | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Lynn Perkins

No plans for a family vacation this spring? No worries. Here are five strategies for surviving school-free days at home with the kids this Spring Break and having a fun, memorable time together without venturing far from home.

Alternative Breaks: An Experience That Lasts Past Spring Break's End

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

In the middle of Chelsea in the pouring rain. And, in the middle of volunteering at a soup kitchen in Lower Manhattan, I finally understood what it meant to really feel purposeful.

Spring Fever at School

Susan Kaufman | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Susan Kaufman

It seems that, no matter how much I genuinely enjoy my classes, there is no place I would rather be than sprawled out on the president's lawn working on my tan.

My Spring Break Flight Attendant Said 'Don't Helicopter'

Dana Mark | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Dana Mark

Earlier that day when I'd asked the kids what they were most looking forward to at home, I realized I couldn't think of anything myself other than my bed. As I stopped the baby from grabbing my son's headphones, I could feel a dark pit in my chest forming, tears pooling in my eyes.

Fox News Shocked By Spring Break 2014

www.uproxx.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

So, APPARENTLY there’s this thing called “Spring Break.” It’s usually in Florida, and rowdy college students like it because they can get away...