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The Island of Nevis: A Sea Turtle Adventure Awaits

The Island of Nevis: A Sea Turtle Adventure Awaits

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.

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.

4 Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island in the Off-Season

4 Reasons to Visit Hilton Head Island in the Off-Season

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.

Top Nearby Family Vacation Spots

Top Nearby Family Vacation Spots

Eight great family destinations for weekends away or short vacations, all within a few hours’ drive.

Expanded Summer Programming Offered at Family Resort

Expanded Summer Programming Offered at Family Resort

Lake Morey Resort in Vermont is offering new family programming for summer 2016.

Take a Car-Free Family Day Trip to Hyde Park

Take a Car-Free Family Day Trip to Hyde Park

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.

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

Kreider Farms, in Manheim, PA will unveil a brand new observation tower on May 3.

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

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: Dude Ranch Lite

Rocking Horse Ranch: Dude Ranch Lite

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: Where Ski Slope Meets Water Park

Camelback Resort: Where Ski Slope Meets Water Park

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 in the Poconos: A Giant Water Park & Much More

Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos: A Giant Water Park & Much 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 for a Successful Holiday Family Vacation

Tips for a Successful Holiday Family Vacation

Tips courtesy of Smugglers' Notch Vermont to provide winter family vacation ideas for parents looking to getaway for the holidays.

Travel to Northwest Arkansas for Family-Friendly Fun

Travel to Northwest Arkansas for Family-Friendly Fun

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.

SoCal: Worth the Trip

SoCal: Worth the Trip

Here’s what’s new and exciting at Disneyland Resort and LEGOLAND California—and how to take that dream trip for less.

Learn Cirque Skills at Club Med Punta Cana

Learn Cirque Skills at Club Med Punta Cana

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.

Here's What's New at Great Wolf Lodge

Here's What's New at Great Wolf Lodge

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.

The Galápagos Islands with Kids—Yes!

The Galápagos Islands with Kids—Yes!

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.

A Teen Discovers a Passion for Photography in Fort Myers and Sanibel

A Teen Discovers a Passion for Photography in Fort Myers and Sanibel

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.

5 Tips for Visiting Sesame Place in Bucks County, PA

5 Tips for Visiting Sesame Place in Bucks County, PA

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.

10 Tips for Traveling to Walt Disney World

10 Tips for Traveling to Walt Disney World

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.

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

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.

Tips for Making Your First Family Cruise Smooth Sailing

Tips for Making Your First Family Cruise Smooth Sailing

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.

Life-Size Gingerbread House at Great Wolf Lodge Poconos Benefits Charity

Life-Size Gingerbread House at Great Wolf Lodge Poconos Benefits Charity

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.

Seven Vacations for Families with Children with Special Needs

Seven Vacations for Families with Children with Special Needs

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.

Family Vacation in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Family Vacation in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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.

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