After a visit to one of these destinations, they'll return to school knowing that learning can be fun. Apparently, if you hide education behind a cloak of fun (dinosaurs, astronauts, dolphins and observatories), they will love it.
Today's family holidays are thrill rides of adventure, immersive cultural exchanges, and transcendent bonding opportunities with furry new friends. They're opportunities to open -- and blow -- the minds of your offspring, while creating memories they'll want to recount to future generations.
As a new wife, and an expecting mother, this year's winter-vacation challenge was to create a budget-friendly luxury escape. We decided on Hawaii, then defined a budget. And set out to put together a vacation that would "wow" us but accommodate a youngster -- practicing for the family vacation.
We've done some digging into Disney's digs and have found the resorts that'll best suit all types of Disney-bound fanatics. Whether you're planning a girls' getaway or a family vacation, Disney World can be just the spot to relax, reconnect -- and most importantly -- have the time of your life.