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Follow The Snow : A Skier's Guide

Follow The Snow : A Skier's Guide

Eastern skiers delight in the mere dusting of flakes, and are willing to accept manufactured snow because of the ease of getting in the car.

Family Skiing In Southern Vermont

Family Skiing In Southern Vermont

If you're looking to combine excellent skiing with charm, Mount Snow is the ticket.

Passports Required?

Passports Required?

Passport requirements are back. The relaxation of rules that occurred this past summer when U.S. Passport offices could not keep up with demand expired on September 30.

Smooth Cruisin' : A Family Vacation Aboard a Disney Cruise

Smooth Cruisin' : A Family Vacation Aboard a Disney Cruise

The beauty of a Disney cruise is that once you step on board, Disney’s magic staff handles everything for you.

Florida, 3 Ways: Luxury, Moderate and Budget Vacations

Florida, 3 Ways: Luxury, Moderate and Budget Vacations

Find great places to go in the Florida in your price range.

Caribbean, 3 Ways: Luxury, Moderate & Budget Vacations

Caribbean, 3 Ways: Luxury, Moderate & Budget Vacations

Find great places to go in the Caribbean in your price range.

Parent Paradise at Punta Cana

Parent Paradise at Punta Cana

There is a universal look of contentment on the faces of parents at Club Med in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. First-timers add a slightly stunned undertone - they are on vacation, with their kids, and having a great time.

Dallas: Living Large for Littler Travelers

Dallas: Living Large for Littler Travelers

For a city known to be big and sprawling, Dallas is surprisingly easy to navigate.

Summer Music at P.S.1

Summer Music at P.S.1

You can keep the family cool this summer while you warm up at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center in Long Island City. Warm Up 2007 is a summer series of live music and DJ acts that is a widely anticipated summer happening.

Biker Oasis

Biker Oasis

One of the pleasures of Fire Island is the car-free bike riding. But you don’t have to schlep all the way to Long Island to enjoy this kind of freedom.

The Cheese Stands Alone

The Cheese Stands Alone

The farmer in the dell may have disparaged cheese, but Vermont cheese makers are banding together in a “Cheese Trail” that can be the focus of a fun, if fattening, family trip. Farm animals and cheese, two of my daughter’s favorites, make for a great weekend in Southern Vermont.

Queens’ Dutch Treat

Queens’ Dutch Treat

Time travel? It’s as simple as swiping your Metrocard and boarding a Brooklyn-bound L train.

Rocky Mountain Highs

Rocky Mountain Highs

Denver has the perfect blend of culture and the outdoors, in a setting that promises sunny days and moderate climate. I had this, and more — a huge thunderstorm with nearby lightning strikes — on a trip in July with my adventure-seeking 14-year-old, Sela.

Hands-on D.C.

Hands-on D.C.

One trip is never enough to see all that our nation’s capital has to offer families. Here are some museums that specialize in hands-on activities. Check them out on your next visit, or the one after that.

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

When you’re traveling with kids, you may want a bit of the exotic, but you also need to make sure you have the familiar. Panama offers the perfect combination.

Worth Howling About!

Worth Howling About!

While America’s national parks boast old-growth trees, pristine wilderness and incredible wildlife, what goes on behind the scenes is equally as impressive — from a sustainability perspective.

Camping 101

Camping 101

Getting ready for your first family camping trip? Consider these tips before you go.

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

More than you’d imagine!

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia, America's first permanent English settlement.

Victorian Vacation at the Shore

Victorian Vacation at the Shore

For many, a beach vacation requires little more than soft white sand and clean water. Cape May, N.J., offers that, plus a cute town filled with child-friendly restaurants, diversion for rainy days, and enough mini golf and arcades to ensure that kids won’t get bored.

Coconuts & Canoes: A Week in Paradise

Coconuts & Canoes: A Week in Paradise

Got a week and some visions of palm trees? The Caribbean may be closer, but Hawaii is our idea of the perfect family vacation destination.

Checking Out Childcare, while on vacation

Checking Out Childcare, while on vacation

Vacationing changes when a baby comes along — but most resorts offer a full complement of possibilities for child care. To ensure a positive experience, however, parents need to check out each program just as they would investigate a child care provider at home.

Paradise Found

Paradise Found

The mega Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas, satisfies so many needs (except those of the budget traveler) that it seems niggling to criticize anything.

No More Hibernating!

No More Hibernating!

Exercising Through the Winter Months

Naples for Families: A Wealth of Wonderment

Naples for Families: A Wealth of Wonderment

What can get overlooked in the glitz of Naples, Florida, is the fact that this city on the Gulf is a great place for a family vacation, mainly because of all you can do on the water.




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