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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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Fun in the snow — your family guide to winter activities in 2012-13

Humans were never meant to hibernate in winter. Besides, there’s too much fun to be had in the snow, whether you want to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, xc ski, sled, build snowmen or snow forts or make snow angels. Are you more »
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Halloween happenings across the USA

There are Halloween events throughout October in every neck of your woods. Here are some to consider attending: more
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In a season book-ended by carefree summer fun and the busyness of the holidays, we love to get away for a few days to savor our kids, our closest friends and our mates. Here are 14 favorite fall getaways -- with input from girlfriends at Family Travel Forum and Traveling Mom. more
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19 Great Spots for a 4th of July Getaway

Researched by Matthew Mintzer With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday this year, many travelers may be planning to extend their holiday celebration into a long weekend. Whether they are looking for spectacular fireworks views or holiday festivities, more »
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Special: 51 Great Ideas for Your Family’s Summer Vacation

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(Editor’s note:  I compiled this section based on my own extensive experience traveling with kids and the recommendations of others.  After the section was compiled, we reached out for sponsors and were delighted with the response.  Sponsors ads appear on more »
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23 ideas for Spring Break 2012

Families have discovered that it is easier — and often cheaper — to get away in the spring than in the summer when camps and summer jobs — not to mention work schedules and peak travel season perils — wreak havoc with family vacation planning. more
Backyard Vacations, Beach Vacations, Destinations, Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Seasonal Travel Tips, Snow Vacations, Travel Topics | 3 Comments

2011-12 Family Ski Guide: Snow resorts that offer the best for families

January is National Learn a Snow Sport Month with more than 200 resorts offering free or discounted ski, snowboard, and cross-country ski and snowshoe lessons for beginners. Find packages and deals. You can also follow the deals on Twitter and Facebook. more
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Surviving visits with the relatives over the holidays

I figure the holiday weekend is a success if we manage to get through it without some relative or another storming off angrily or a child collapsing in tears. Besides suggesting some of the (most annoying) relatives might be more more »
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Happy Halloween 2011!

Happy Halloween 2011! If it’s raining, no worries. Many children’s museums, aquariums and zoos have special Halloween doings, not to mention theme parks and even hotels. Meanwhile, here are some good bets for safe and sane family fun this Halloween around the country: more
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Tips to Save Money and Stay Sane during Family Vacations and Theme Park visits this Summer

Where are the top destinations this summer?  How can families get the most of their summer vacation?  What mistakes do parents make when planning a family vacation?  How can you save money on your family vacation?  WHERE TO GO? Orbitz more »
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