Weekend & Short Break

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Flee Market, Florida, North America, Orlando, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Disney World Celebrates Star Wars Weekends During May And June

If your kids want to meet a Wookie or a Jedi, why not plan an Orlando family vacation to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this spring for the annual Star Wars Weekends. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for an expanded five week period (from May 16 to June 15), Walt Disney World's movie-themed park celebrates the Star Wars film saga, the hit animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and the much anticipated Star Wars Rebels.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : City Break, Museums & Culture, North America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, Weekend & Short Break

A Perfect Philadelphia Getaway For Every Age And Stage Of Life

Visit the city of brotherly love for a walk through history, the great outdoors and the best in fine arts and culture.

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Author: Allison Hyman-Tibaldi

Tags : Blogs, Gambling, North America, Pennsylvania, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Should Kids and Casinos Mix on Vacation?

When the Mount Airy Casino Resort opened in the Poconos last year, I wondered if would it be a good place to take the kids. The Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania are a well-known family vacation destination, only a few hours from New York City and Philadelphia, and are something of a playground for families residing in these cities.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Africa, Canada, Las Vegas, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, North America, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Indoor Amusement Parks

Indoor amusement parks are great for family fun no matter the weather, but a large part of their appeal is the thrill of enjoying outdoor fun indoors.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Argentina, Horseback Riding, South America, Weekend & Short Break

Escape to Argentina's Estancia La Bamba de Areco

Not far from the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires -- with its historical and religious venues, sightseeing and museums, not to mention tango lessons -- is La Bamba de Areco, a rural getaway where visitors can relax and enjoy Argentina's countryside.  Family vacationers ages 12 and up looking for a secluded retreat from South America's greatest city are sure to find it at this unique estancia.

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Author: Felicity Long

Tags : Biking, California, Food & Wine, Golf, Horseback Riding, LGBT, Luxury Options, North America, San Francisco, Tennis, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Weekend Adventures with Kids Around the Bay Area

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 activities -- to please even the pickiest young traveler or the moodiest teen.

Here are three of our favorite home-away-from-home hotels in central California and the weekend adventures we enjoyed there.

 

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Adventure Trip, Beach, City Break, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Food & Wine, Maryland, Museums & Culture, New Jersey, New York, New York City, North America, Pennsylvania, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia

The big state of Pennsylvania offers many possible weekend getaways, but there's also big city life, sand beaches and coasters near Philadelphia families. 

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North America, Rhode Island, USA, Vermont, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And New England Weekend Getaways From Boston

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 coast, you will find dozens of great options within a 200-mile radius of the Boston metropolitan area.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Georgia, North America, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Atlanta

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. And with so many airlines serving the Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport (the country's busiest), there are cheap fares available to many destinations that provide snow or sun.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Beach, City Break, DC, Food & Wine, Museums & Culture, North America, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Washington DC

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.

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