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Family Travel: The Kid-Friendly Side of Baltimore, Maryland

Family Travel: The Kid-Friendly Side of Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland, is not only home to a myriad of kid-friendly museums and sites, but it also comes alive during October with free festivals, events, and special exhibits for the entire family. And with the city's tourism office running a "Bmore Happy" campaign to help you find the happiest places to explore in Baltimore, your trip has never been easier to plan.

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital, is tropical, picturesque, and loaded with family-friendly options.

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

The Kennebunk region of southern Maine offers visitors a taste of old New England charm by the sea. Find out what family-friendly attractions this area has in store, from fabulous seafood to beautiful beaches and resorts, all in the air of a rustic sea town.

How to Have a Stress-Free Vacation with Your Special Needs Child

How to Have a Stress-Free Vacation with Your Special Needs Child

Dr. Scott Barkin, executive director of the Brooklyn-based Block Institute, offers travel advice for families with a child who has special needs.

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Billy Elliot'

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Billy Elliot'

A musical about dreams, dance, and the connection between a father and son.

Harry Potter and the Universal Orlando Experience

Harry Potter and the Universal Orlando Experience

If ever a theme park was attuned to cutting edge, family-friendly entertainment, it's the mind-blowing Mecca known as Universal Orlando Resort. Get a sneak peek here of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, set to open June 18, plus tips on where to stay and how to get the most out of your Universal experience.

Family Travel: Celebrate America in Washington, DC

Family Travel: Celebrate America in Washington, DC

Find family-fun activities in our nation's capital.

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Jillian Ryan, a freelance travel writer living in Brooklyn, outlines opportunities for family fun on the sunny Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

The Family Side of New Orleans

The Family Side of New Orleans

Famous for its wild Mardi Gras parties, vibrant multiethnic culture, and jazz music, New Orleans, Louisiana, might not seem to be the spot for a great family vacation. But dubbed “The Big Easy,” this city is a charming Southern belle boasting a culture that is unique, music that is truly inspiring, cuisine to die for, fun-for-all entertainment, and an intriguing history.

Travel Tips for Families with a Visually Impaired Child

Travel Tips for Families with a Visually Impaired Child

The Hadley School for the Blind offers six tips on how to maximize the experience of a family trip for a child with a visual impairment.

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

Read about the sustainable Caribbean resort Hacienda Tres Rios, a "green" luxury hotel full of opportunities for family fun.

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Curacao's balmy temperatures and white sand beaches may be enough to satisfy many families all day, but this Dutch island can provide lots of other fun activities as well.

Winter Vacation Activities: Where to Ski and Snowboard with the Family in Southern VT - 2010 Guide

Winter Vacation Activities: Where to Ski and Snowboard with the Family in Southern VT - 2010 Guide

Whether you’re looking for a conveniently close bunny hill or a well-worth-it trip out to real snow country, have a look at our 2010 where-to guide to find the best fit for you and your crew.

Winter Vacation Activities: Where to Ski and Snowboard with the Family in the Poconos, PA - 2010 Guide

Winter Vacation Activities: Where to Ski and Snowboard with the Family in the Poconos, PA - 2010 Guide

Whether you’re looking for a conveniently close bunny hill or a well-worth-it trip out to real snow country, have a look at our 2010 where-to guide to find the best fit for you and your crew.

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter

Planning to travel for the holidays or embark on a winter family vacation? Before you hit the road, rails, or air, check out these tips for safe winter travel, courtesy of Laura A. Jana, M.D., pediatrician and certified child passenger safety technician.

Family Travel: Berkshires Bounty

Family Travel: Berkshires Bounty

The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, about 3 hours from the New York metropolitan area, boasts year-round attractions for the whole family. Take a look at just what this scenic area has in store.

Getting the Best Shot

Getting the Best Shot

As a parent, you are always taking pictures of your children. Find out the best tips for great photos of your family. Don't miss the perfect shot of your children's activities, or the family gathering at birthdays, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other holiday or celebration.

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

For most families, the holidays represent a time to be with relatives, children, parents and family and celebrate. For a special needs family the holidays can create overwhelming stress.

What to Look for in a Family Vehicle

What to Look for in a Family Vehicle

Every parent makes tough decisions that affect the entire family, and choosing the right car is no exception. Whether driving to and from after-school activities or planning a road trip, a reliable family car is crucial. But with so many makes and models to choose from, it’s good to have a process to help make a smart and safe purchase that pleases everyone – from the auto enthusiast dad to the little ones in the backseat.

Middlebury, Vermont: Fun in the Quaint State

Middlebury, Vermont: Fun in the Quaint State

The town of Middlebury is the quintessential adorable Vermont town, filled with buildings from the 1800s and even a few from the 1700s. And there’s plenty here for families.

Toronto: The City of Big Things

Toronto: The City of Big Things

Read about the fun family activities available in Toronto!

A Family Vacation to Orlando, FL

A Family Vacation to Orlando, FL

Orlando adds new stuff — amazing stuff — stuff that begs repeat familt visits to indulge in the latest in killer coasters, theme restaurants, and jaw-dropping concept rides.

A Family Vacation to Bermuda

A Family Vacation to Bermuda

Now celebrating its 400th anniversary, Bermuda — just a short flight from the east coast — makes for an ideal family getaway!

Atlantis Marine World Aquarium on Long Island

Atlantis Marine World Aquarium on Long Island

Contemplating a day trip with the family that’s not too distant, yet far enough away to make the kids feel like they are out of their element? Consider Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, where nature and science, blend with legend and entertainment for a fun, under the sea adventure.

A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

In Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games, families can participate in winter events year-round, and in summer enjoy even more outdoor athletic pursuits.




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