Skiing has changed a lot in recent years. Here's how to enjoy an old-time ski trip, despite the crowds and new developments.
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The iconic Hersheypark amusement park has a reputation for being little-kid heaven (it still is), but if your teens haven’t been, here’s why you should take them.
Camelback Resort may offer ski slopes and an indoor water park in the winter, but you can visit the outdoor water park, zip line, and rides during warm-weather months.
Lake Geneva, WI, and the Grand Geneva Resort offer laid-back family fun, including water parks, a quaint town, a beach, and plenty of ways to enjoy nature.
A trip to The Four Seasons on the Caribbean island of Nevis offers a chance to get close to sea turtles, as well as snorkel and relax in luxury.
How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.
Beach vacations don't only have to happen in the summer. Here are four reasons to visit Hilton Head Island, SC, in the off-season.
Eight great family destinations for weekends away or short vacations, all within a few hours’ drive.
Lake Morey Resort in Vermont is offering new family programming for summer 2016.
Visit Historic Hyde Park via Metro North and the free Roosevelt Ride shuttle bus from May 1 through October 31 to tour Franklin D. Roosevelt’s property.
Kreider Farms, in Manheim, PA will unveil a brand new observation tower on May 3.
Smugglers’ Notch Vermont helps families achieve balance while on vacation, mixing opportunities for time together, plus time apart to explore individual interests.
Rocking Horse Ranch is situated on 600 acres in the Hudson Valley and features skiing, a water park, snow tubing, a zip line, rock climbing, and more.
Camelback Resort in Tannersville, PA, in the Poconos Mountains region, offers a massive indoor water park, skiing, snowtubing, rock climbing, a ropes course, mini golf, laser tag, an arcade, and more.
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Manor, PA, boasts 100,000 square feet of slides, water roller coasters, a lazy river, hot pools, and two play areas, Tiko's Watering Hole for toddlers and Splashdown Safari for older kids.
Tips courtesy of Smugglers' Notch Vermont to provide winter family vacation ideas for parents looking to getaway for the holidays.
If you're looking for a great family trip, explore Northwest Arkansas and discover a world of kid-friendly activities that children will love in the burgeoning areas of Fayetteville and Bentonville.
Here’s what’s new and exciting at Disneyland Resort and LEGOLAND California—and how to take that dream trip for less.
Club Med and Cirque du Soleil have partnered to bring the ultimate in experiences to family vacations: the CREACTIVE playscape, where children and adults alike can learn Cirque skills, including trapeze, acro bungee, and juggling.
Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos has been a fave family vacation spot for years. Now, you have even more reason to go. It's not just for splashing anymore.
This exotic locale is not at the top of most family vacation lists, but it should be, especially for families with older kids. This one-of-a-kind place offers awesome animal encounters, adventures in nature, and pristine beaches. It’s a trip your family won’t soon forget.
Keeping a 15-year-old boy happy on a family vacation isn't always easy. So it made this mom's trip to watch her son come alive through photography in Fort Myers and Sanibel, Florida.
Looking for a fun weekend trip for your family that brings your children's favorite TV characters to life? Here are our top five tips to getting the most out of your trip to Sesame Place in Bucks County, PA.
Planning a family vacation to Walt Disney World? We've got the top 10 tips for traveling with your family to Disney from a parent who's been.
From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.
We've got specific advice on how to make a family cruise stress-free and cost less. Our cruise-planning secrets will make sure your next sailing is easy and memorable from booking to disembarking.
What's made of 650 pounds of gingerbread dough, 1,320 pounds of sugar, and 5,000 candies? No, it's not the witch's house from Hansel & Gretel. It's the life-size, dine-in gingerbread houses you'll find at Great Wolf Lodge during the holidays.
Traveling with children can be a challenge, but traveling with children with special needs can be even more challenging. Here are seven vacations, including Autism on the Seas and AdventureSmith, that cater to special needs to make your vacation an actual vacation, plus tips for traveling with a wheelchair.
One mom ventures to Albuquerque, New Mexico for a family vacation with authentic New Mexican cuisine, a trip to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, an up-close encounter with alpacas, and a ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway, all on a family-friendly budget.
Upon returning from a family vacation, you might want to consider preserving your memories by scrapbooking. We spoke to two experts (and fellow busy parents) about how to get started, getting your whole family involved, and two alternatives: scrapboxes and digital scrapbooking.
One mother, whose family has a serious case of wonderlust, shares 10 tips to put a stop to backseat whining when traveling with kids, including car games to play and having your child help plan the trip.
Clek, a Canadian car seat company, shares five tips to keep your child safe in the car during the winter. The tips include what winter outerwear your child should not be wearing in the car seat and tips to stay warm.
Jennifer Chung, co-founder of Kinsights, a parenting community and online health record, shares 10 tips for traveling with kids, including flying with kids, information to bring on trips, and easy flight activities for kids.
Several New York City hotels offer complimentary family activities including bike rides and tours, as well as in-room amenities for family-friendly vacations in Manhattan.
Quebec's Maritime Region is one of the best in the world for whale-watching, as it's home to 13 species, including Beluga whales. Here, one mom recounts her family's trip to the area with tips on what to do, where to go, and where to stay.
Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.
Traveling with the whole family can be difficult. Spring and summer means a family vacation, and we can help you prepare. Read these tips for easy family travel that will benefit your summer vacation and let you get right to the family fun.
Celebrate winter at these family-friendly festivals and carnivals across New York State, from a Winterfest on Long Island to a month-long Winter Carnival in Lake George, a wine and dessert festival in the Finger Lakes, an ice wine celebration near Rochester, and more.
Our children will one day inherit the world—and global travel helps them know it, experience it, and understand it. Here, an excerpt from Keith Bellows's "100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life" explains why the world is the best classroom for children and how they can learn from their cultural experiences.
Six winter driving tips to keep you and your children safe while traveling by car during the winter months.
The American Humane Association offers tips and ideas for kids safety while traveling. Keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season.
Travelers offers some great tips for families to stay prepared and on top of any emergency situation, including inclement weather. Learn tips on how to make your family preparedness plan here.
Children will be transitioning back into school mode with the start of classes, practices and after school activities. Bring on the extracurriculars and the carpools! BubbleBum, the inflatable booster seat designed for on-the-go families, knows the importance of safety and travel. Below are the best safety tips for carpooling families and friends heading back into the school season.
Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.
Camelback Mountain Resort, a great family vacation destination in Tannersville, PA, is now home to the Mountain Coaster. It is the first mountain coaster in the Pocono Mountains. Learn more about this fun new Camelback thrill and gather up the family for a great time!
Preparation is the most important thing when traveling with a child who has asthma. A local pediatrician offers advice on how to prepare your asthmatic child for a variety of scenarios, including flying, hotel stays, international travel, and emergencies. UPDATED: January 2013
Vacations can be a relaxing treat away from the hectic schedules of daily life. Of course, bringing kids along for the ride has its own wealth of challenges. Follow these expert tips from Shelly Rivoli, author of "Travels With Baby," to ease your family vacation woes and turn it into a fun, relaxing experience.
The end of summer may be near, but families are still getting in last minute vacations before fall takes over. Follow these tips to make sure your home isn't wasting unneeded energy and is prepped to spend some quality alone time while you're away.
Finding the perfect vacation rental can leave you lost in a sea of options. For travelers, it's now more important than ever to understand the options available to them, and how to choose the right property. Get tips on browsing last minute deals or planning in advance for future trips. Follow the guidelines below to snag your dream vacation with significant cost savings, plus added space and privacy for bonding with family and friends.