Weekend & Short Break

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...

We love San Francisco’s Bay Area and the Monterey Peninsula and return often with our family to sample new hotels, restaurants and the ever-changing scene.  Fans who have been leery of attempting a vacation with the kids can rest assured that there are enough family-friendly hotels -- and...

The big state of Pennsylvania offers many possible weekend getaways, but there's also big city life, sand beaches and coasters near Philadelphia families.  As one of America's oldest cities and a magnet for any family interested in American history, Philadelphia is one of our favorite all-time...

The dense population of families in and around Boston, Massachusetts draws on beautiful New England for weekend getaway ideas. Whether your family is looking for a rural holiday, a cheap vacation package, a fun last-minute excursion to break up a road trip, or a weekend getaway along the Atlantic...

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 life...

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