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Fun Things to do in Pattaya with Kids- Yes, you can take a family vacation in Pattaya

There was a time when Pattaya was nothing but a humble fishing village. Now, it is one of the most famous and visited tourist places in the whole of Thailand. Pattaya has some of the best attractions of Thailand and is considered as a party land for adults. But when it comes to planning a trip with children, most people avoid Pattaya. This common notion that Pattaya is only an adult destination...

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Canada’s Delta Resorts Come To Orlando, Florida

Having welcomed over 62 million visitors in 2015, central Florida needs lots of beds for them to sleep in. Thanks to a new partnership between the Canadian Delta Hotels chain and Marriott International, the first Delta Hotel has opened in Orlando, Florida.  For Americans...

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Your Head Start on a Stress-Free Disney Vacation

The amount of research necessary to plan all the details of a Disney vacation can be extremely time consuming, and even intimidating. That’s why, as summer approaches, it’s time to consider working with a travel agent who specializes in Disney vacations. At Mickey’s Travel, our knowledge of Disney products has earned us the distinction...

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Car And Booster Seat Safety

When Child Passenger Safety Week rolls around each September, auto companies and non-profits promote national campaigns to increase safety awareness of car seats and boosters. However, parents know that child safety -- whether in a car, train, taxi, airplane or other moving vehicle -- is a year round concern. And with the technology and innovation that's gone into all aspects of parenting, it's...

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Tiny Travelers Go To Disney World

They may not be old enough to beg to go, but chances are that your babies and toddlers will appreciate and learn from a Disney World family vacation. Whether sharing the spotlight with older siblings or getting all the attention, very tiny travelers (and not coincidentally, their grandparens) are catered to with a variety of attractions and facilities around the parks to help keep...

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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 outside fun inside. In the dead of Northern winters, or in the soaring summer temperatures of the Southwest, families can enjoy the roller coasters, log flumes and much more indoors, in comfortable 70°F/21°C temperatures. Indoor amusement parks...

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Double Your Pleasure On California Streets And Chutes

This wallet-friendly California road trip from fabulous San Francisco to the sunny slopes of Lake Tahoe's mountain resorts delivers twice the vacation bang for your buck. As luck would have it, my daughter Eve lost her a high-tech job in Seattle just as the snow began gracing the slopes around Lake Tahoe, California. What better place to search -- not too hard– for a new meal ticket? Our...

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Florida Road Trip Tips for Family Vacations

If you’re not already counting down to a summer family vacation, you should be. The very best road trips take advance planning so you can maximize your budget and minimize the hassles.  A prime destination is Florida, which welcomed 175 million visitors last year and is home to three of TripAdvisor’s Top Five US Beaches: Clearwater Beach, Siesta Beach on Siesta Key, and St. Petersburg Beach. It...

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Leaving Las Vegas, A Western Road Trip

Our Road Trip: You may know the slogans: Vegas, Baby Vegas, What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. You may know the sites; the fountains at the Bellagio, The Pirates at Treasure Island, the Lions at the Mirage. You may know the sounds; girls cruising up and down The Strip in that fabulous convertible or checking out the hustle and bustle of Freemont Street in Old Downtown. Some...

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Elitch Gardens Celebrates 126 Years as Colorado’s Theme Park

Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, Denver's very own downtown amusement district, is officially 126 years old, making it the oldest existing theme park west of the Mississippi. But there's lots new, too.In addition to the retro name, and a more health-conscious, trans-fat-free menu at all food outlets, this summer, Elitch guests can look forward to some extreme tube slides...

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Why Stay at Disney World Hotels And Resorts?

If touring Walt Disney World theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios along with the waterparks Disney's Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach) is your family's next vacation goal, take some time to select the right Orlando hotel. Location is important: your on-site "official" Walt Disney World (also known as Disneyworld or WDW) hotel might be close to the Magic...

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Hollywood Dreaming

While Los Angeles has many tourist attractions, it is perhaps the allure of Hollywood that most intrigues traveling families. Hollywood, which was named after the California holly tree by the wife of an early real estate developer, is no longer the epicenter of the motion picture business. However, the word still evokes all that is the movies.  Paramount Pictures maintains...

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