Weekend & Short Break

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : City Break, Golf, Kids, Museums & Culture, North America, Spa & Wellness, Teens, Tennis, Texas, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Dallas Fort Worth

Many families from the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area enjoy spending their short breaks in Hill Country or along the south coast of Texas. Whether your family is looking for a short break holiday, a cheap vacation package, a fun last minute getaway or a weekend get away from the stress of everyday life, there are lots of fun destinations within a 300-mile radius of Texas' Dallas – Forth Worth, or DFW, metropolitan area.

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Author: Kyle McCarthy

Tags : Baby, Christmas Holiday, Family-Friendly Hotels, Kids, Multigen, Teens, Texas, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Gaylord Texan: Big Dallas Hotel, Big Gaylord Values

Make no mistake when you pull up to the enormous Gaylord Texan Hotel:  This is Texas, where everything is big and, at this country-chic resort, it's even bigger.  No matter what time of year you visit, the Lone Star flag flies above a grand front entrance carved from Austin stone, studded with copper stars. The posse of valet parkers herd families arriving in pickup trucks with antlers on the grill; wedding parties in Hummer limos; and conventioneers on tour buses.  

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Author: Camilla Toniolo

Tags : Adventure Trip, California, Cheap Vacation, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kids, Maryland, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Teens, Texas, Weekend & Short Break

Overnight At America's Top Aquariums And Zoos

From coast to coast, special sleepovers at aquariums and zoos are available to travelers who book ahead. Interested in sleeping with the fishes or feeding reptiles after dark? Not only can your family have a blast on vacation at a new educational institution, but you'll also save a bundle on a hotel room.

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Author: Jennifer Moore

Tags : Blogs, Europe, Ireland, Museums & Culture, Weekend & Short Break

Radiohead at Dublin

About the most touristy thing to do in Ireland is visit a castle. Little did I know that most castle grounds double as concert venues.
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Author: Cheryl Jones

Tags : Featured - FL, Florida, Miami, Multigen, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Step Back in Time to Old Florida at Coconut Grove

If you ventured south of downtown Miami just a century ago, you would have found a wilderness instead of skyscrapers, beachside homes and boutiques. Miami was once a Dating back to 1919, Coconut Grove is the oldest established neighborhood in Miami. Its origins actually date back to 1873, but 1919 is when it incorporated under the name “Coconut Grove” and started earning a name as a family friendly attraction in Florida. This enclave once attracted adventurers and sailors looking for a tranquil reprieve.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Beach, California, Golf, Kids, Los Angeles, North America, Teens, Tennis, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Greater Los Angeles

The neighboring Pacific Ocean, lush farmland, arid desert and snow-capped mountains give southern California families plenty of options for weekends away.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Blogs, Couples, Flee Market, LGBTQ, North America, Step & Single Parents, Travel Trends, Weekend & Short Break

Nice to Have a Man around the House

We get it: broken toilets, gnarly weeds, setting baby mice free outside – to these reasons why it’s so nice to have a man around the house we can now add vacation planning.

Really?  Really. Thanks to the forward-thinking team at Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2Suites by Hilton, we welcome a new resource for our men, the TravelMANager program found at MenCanPlanTravel.com.

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Author: Kyle McCarthy

Tags : Asia, Baby, City Break, England, Europe, India, Istanbul, Japan, Kids, Kids Club, London, Mexico, Middle East, Multigen, Singapore, Travel Trends, Turkey, Weekend & Short Break

Kidzania Makes Play Out Of Work

Parents (practitioners of the helicopter style or otherwise), often fret about what their kids are going to turn out to “be” and how much influence they will have once they’re grown up.

A company like Kidzania dispels those fears by making play out of work. Each of the 23 Kidzania branches around the world offers children a play space filled with career opportunities, where children can costume themselves, handle tools, and otherwise engage in fulfilling – or less fulfilling – occupations.

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Author: Jacqueline Frank

Tags : Blogs, Europe, Italy, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Weekend & Short Break

Falling for Flowers at Italy's Infiorata Festivals

If you are traveling to Italy in May or June, you should schedule a visit to one of the famous infiorata or flower festivals. The infiorata are religious festivals held in various towns in Italy, using flower petals to create large and fantastic floral decorations on the street.

We recently had the good fortune to attend the infiorata in the charming medieval town of Spello, found in Umbria near Assisi and Perugia.

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Author: Cheryl Jones

Tags : Baby, Blogs, City Break, Featured - FL, Florida, Kids, Multigen, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Head to the Tropics and Visit Flamingo Gardens This Summer

Inspired by the tropics? Pack-up the kids and plan a trip to Flamingo Gardens, also known as the Botanical Gardens and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the Fort Lauderdale area, the attraction is situated on 60-acres of gardens and is one of the oldest botanical gardens in South Florida. 
 
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