Christmas Holiday

Many mountain resorts known for snowsports try to attract a summer clientele, but Aspen's long history of cultural attractions outshines the rest. With so many fair weather destinations, families often wonder why they should visit a terrific snowsports resort when there's no snow. It makes some...

Imagine taking your two-year-old on a ski trip to Alberta, Canada? Here;s how one Family Travel Forum family made it a success. Several years ago, my husband, 2-year-old son and I spent a one week ski holiday at the 3,200-acre mountain resort of Sunshine Village in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The...

An enriching holiday experience that families will cherish for years can be found in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Since 1934, this 301-acre historic area has put on its holiday finery from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Besides visiting historic buildings, encountering “People of the Past...

Oaxaca (pronounced wah-HAH-kah) is a culturally diverse and charmingly compact center of Zapotec and Mexican arts which many liken to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The capital city of the state of Oaxaca in southwestern Mexico, it is a safe and friendly town whose attractions should be shared by the whole...

Not as "big city" as the nation's capital, Alexandria, Virginia celebrates Scottish traditions each winter in a festival that all family members will really enjoy. Not as "big city" as the nation's capital, Alexandria, Virginia celebrates Scottish traditions each winter in a festival that all...

Here's a quick guide to Mexico City, Mexico, one of the world's largest cities, where interesting museums, parks, monuments and culture await the family. The Mexica, a branch of the Aztec people, founded Mexico City nearly 700 years ago. At that time, the city's name was Tenochtitlan.  According to...

Pick the best hotel for your family so you can explore the luscious history and tropical sunny weather of one of the world's most beautiful islands. The Dominican Republic offers a top value Caribbean beach getaway marked by rich cultural influences that create a distinctive and fascinating history...

I am delighted to recommend the Comfort Suites Paradise Island hotel, a wallet-conscious way for the family to enjoy an Atlantis family beach vacation without breaking the bank.  My kids had been aching to visit Paradise Island in the Bahamas -- especially Atlantis, undoubtedly a great family...

Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, Jackson, Wyoming is the place to be for wannabe' cow folk, outdoorsmen, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Jackson, Wyoming is a half-tamed frontier valley surrounded by an enormous variety of adventures, extreme and less extreme, within the National Elk...

This author relishes the other side of Cozumel, Mexico: an island off the Riviera Maya coast of eastern Mexico where a family beach vacation becomes a cultural exploration. It's interesting to watch a destination rediscover itself, to undergo a metamorphosis and present itself anew to the traveler...

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