Weekend & Short Break

Living in The South's most happening city and looking for a weekend getaway? Here's a guide to short break destinations near Atlanta, Georgia. A fair climate greets those who live near Atlanta, so many families make vacation decisions dreaming about snow-covered mountains or white sand beaches....

Capital region families are ideally poised to head north or south along the Atlantic coast for a variety of urban and beach getaways suited to every season. If you and your family live near The Beltway, the ribbon of highway that ties residents of the Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia and...

Surrounded by ocean, farmland, mountains and great cities, the New York - New Jersey - Connecticut tri-state region has unlimited family weekend potential. Although New York City was the number one U.S. destination for international tourists in 2009, the families who live and work in this...

Living in the center of the US, Chicago area families have some driving to do for weekends away at fun museums, waterparks, and great cities. The Midwest is both the Land of Lincoln and the land of Obama, two fathers who have been celebrated for enjoying their families and family vacations. (At...

We love vacationing in San Francisco and its environs, but sometimes even families lucky enough to live there have to get away for a weekend. California is such a large and varied state that families planning a weekend from San Francisco, traveling by car, usually stay within state lines. With so...

Houston Metro area families can plan long weekends or short breaks in other parts of Texas, or vacation offshore on a Pacific cruise. Whether your family is looking for a short break holiday, a cheap vacation package, a fun last minute holiday or a weekend get away from the stress of everyday...

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...

The neighboring Pacific Ocean, lush farmland, arid desert and snow-capped mountains give southern California families plenty of options for weekends away. "California, Here I Come!" may be the cry of millions of vacationers around the world, but in southern California itself, locals like to get...

If your family is visiting historic Boston, Massachusetts for its many attractions, or just taking the teens to see local colleges and universities, we know you'll enjoy a centrally located hotel near a "T" stop. Here are Family Travel Forum's picks for the best value quality lodging in Beantown....

There's so much to do in "Beantown" -- from colonial history to swan boats, Fenway Park and more; here are Family Travel Forum's best bets for indoor and outdoor family activities in Boston, Massachusetts. For further general information, be sure to visit the Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (...

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