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What better way to weather the wintry cold than to travel north for a long weekend of icy immersion in Montreal?The logic seems skewed, but the warmth of the staff, décor, and outdoor Jacuzzi of Hotel Le Crystal convinced us that Montréal, Quebec, Canada was the perfect city for a mid-winter (or...

Tourism in Niagara Falls, arguably Canada’s most recognized destination worldwide, is soaring to new heights. While the U.S. side has the more natural New York State Park protecting its pretty shoreline, the commercially developed Canadian shore actually does boast of a closer and more dramatic...

Ongoing improvements designed to make the guest experience more comfortable and easier -- on the slopes and at base areas -- have made Okemo Mountain one of New England’s top destination resorts for families. Once a casual mountain favored for its manageable size and child-focused snowsports, Okemo...

Puerto Rico, an easy Caribbean getaway loaded with family appeal, should be on the list for your next tropical vacation. American citizens need no passport to enter this U.S. territory, yet a visit to this island nation feels foreign enough to be exciting.  Just over a bridge from the more...

At a recent travel writers' dinner I overheard two guys who'd scaled Kilimanjaro, run Class VI rapids on the New River, and rested their heads on the most expensive pillows in Paris agree that, of all their travel journalism adventures, none was as much fun as the Tupelo Elvis Festival in...

The southern California city of Carlsbad, home to Legoland California and within an hour of Disneyland and San Diego's family attractions, may be best known for active family weekends, but this fall, the city will host the 2014 TMS Family Travel conference.Rather than a seaside base for touring...

Take a state-owned and managed recreation area, tuck it into the heart of one of America’s largest parks, give it funds to become a first-class ski resort and you’ve just met Gore Mountain. Gore and Whiteface in Lake Placid, site of the 1960 Olympics, are managed by ORDA (Olympic Regional...

While some of you may hear the name Bethlehem and picture mangers and farm animals, the revitalized former Steel Capital in eastern Pennsylvania has their own take on the Christmas season. And that's a happy task they've taken on, with enormous civic pride, since 1937. Picture a Blast Furnace Light...

With 100 fire pits blazing along the reflecting waters of the Providence, Woonasquatucket, and Moshassuck rivers which conjoin in downtown Providence, your family will delight in watching Rhode Island's famous WaterFire spectacle, which encompasses nearly a mile of illuminated space and provides...

The Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello bills itself as a luxury wilderness retreat in the heart of the pristine Canadian backwoods, and that description is spot on the mark.Closer to Ottawa (1 hour drive) than Montreal (90 minutes distant), this historic resort, on the western slopes of the Laurentian...

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