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NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

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Outwitting the storm for once for a family ski reunion in Park City, Utah

View from our room at the Montage Deer Valley
When the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I figured our flight from New York to Salt Lake City would invariably be cancelled the next morning. more
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Unleashing your family’s inner Olympian at the North American sites

Skeleton sledding at Utah Olympic Park
This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6. Tap into the Olympic spirit right here at home. more
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Preschoolers exploring the surface of Mars at Denver science museum

Dinosaurs aplenty at the Denver Museum of Natural Science
On a recent Tuesday, a group of pre schoolers were busy carving out what looked like pieces of water from the surface of Mars -- at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. more
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Families love the time machines at the History Colorado Center

Ready for the Super Bowl outside the Colorado History Museum
Everyone visiting Denver—and Colorado should stop at this downtown museum that makes Colorado history relevant and gives those families visiting a way to connect with Coloradoans past and present. more
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Families love the Denver Art Museum and its backpacks-to-borrow

Touch the art at the Denver Art Museum
It turns out that some 20 years ago, the Denver Art Museum was the first in the country to not only embrace families but to introduce backpacks-to-borrow as a way to engage kids. more
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A visit to Lady Liberty and Ellis Island on a cold January day

ABC Westport Boys visit the Statue of Liberty
Despite the blustery January weather, crowds of bundled-up tourists from around the world lined up to take the Statue Cruises ferry to Liberty Island, good-naturedly taking off belts and watches for the security screenings. The second stop would be historic Ellis Island more
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Families getting out of the comfort zone above the tree line

Ski School class at Breckenridge
It’s dumping snow on Breckenridge Mountain and we’re above tree line at the new Peak 6 bowls. Some of the terrain is hike-to expert -- some of the most extreme at the big resort -- but all of the buzz here has been about the above tree line blue terrain. more
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Family central at Breckenridge CO and its new Peak 6

Peak 6 map at Breckenridge
The mountain—it’s huge, even larger with the newly opened Peak Six that has added 543 new acres of terrain, the biggest ski resort terrain expansion in over a decade. There are Kids’ jumps and small trails through the trees and kids terrain features with names like Rip’s Ravine and Dragon Trail. more
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Carving snow and ice In Breckenridge CO — you can do this at home!

Sculpture by Team Mongolia
With much of the nation covered in snow this week, and temperatures well below freezing, this is a great family cabin-fever-reducing activity. But here in Breckenridge, snow carving is a huge event each winter. more
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The family vacationer’s dilemma: an all-inclusive vs a condo

Pirate Island at Beaches
In the Turks and Caicos, most hotels here are condo-style and kid-friendly. Most visiting families, however, opt for the gargantuan, all-inclusive Beaches resort, one of Sandals’ family resorts in the Caribbean. more
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