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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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Park City UT showcases its gourmet talents this weekend


For those in the Park City, Utah area, June 22 marks the 6th Annual Savor the Summit gourmet event, showcasing the culinary talents of the city’s best restaurants and celebrating Utah’s love of music and food. more
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Survey for Great Wolf shows dads think they plan the family vacations


When it comes to planning the annual family vacation, moms have traditionally taken charge. However, a new survey conducted by Research Now on behalf of Great Wolf Lodge, shows that when it comes to planning this year’s family trip, dads have a say, too – and that many are even in the driver’s seat. more
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Grandparent package at all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Navarit


The luxury all-inclusive Mexican resort, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, offers a grandparent value-added hotel package that includes a special $65 rate for grandparents, family-friendly activities guided by a reunion coordinator, more
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Tips on Whattoexpect.com when traveling with a new baby


Sure it’s a lot different to travel with the new little person in your life than before you had kids. The good news is you’ll have plenty of fun traveling with your baby or toddler—as long as you plan smart. Make sure to choose someplace easy to reach, for example and opt for a vacation rental with more space and a kitchen. For more tips, check out what I wrote for www.whattoexpect.com more
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Cruise lines ramping up activities for teens


Traveling with teenagers can be challenging, however, cruise lines have some great new programing just for teens. ... more
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San Diego Zoo starting Australian themed program


Starting on June 22, California’s San Diego Zoo will have an Australian themed Nighttime Zoo program. The annual summertime event includes new artistic, acrobatic and musical performances for the entire family to enjoy. more
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Gluten free snacks for traveling families


Traveling when you or your kids are living a gluten free lifestyle can be tricky, but this information can make your trip easier for the whole family. KIND whole nut and fruit bars (with real, whole ingredients you can see and pronounce!) are a great snack while hitting the road more
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Teachers get discounted stays at Bed and Breakfasts through July


Calling all teachers! BedandBreakfast.com has launched its first-ever “Travel for Teachers” program, offering teachers discounted stays at B&Bs across the country. Offered through July, the new teacher appreciation program has more than 100 participating locations more
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Pocket Ranger app helps navigate state parks in 23 states


Available for 23 different states (40 expected by the end of the year!), Pocket Ranger, is an easy-to-use app to help your family get the most out of your next state park adventure. The free app includes advanced GPS for tracking trails, marking waypoints, locating landmarks, more
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Tips for staying safe on your road trip this summer


Planning a summer road trip. Check out the National Highway and Transportation Safety Administrative's new interactive web graphic on how to plan and keep your family safe on the highways. more
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