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The New Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort in Anaheim has long been my pick for that very first theme park vacation with little ones, because of its manageable size and laid back California vibe. You don't need a car or a shuttle to navigate between attractions, or the restaurants of Downtown Disney. There are frequent snack stands and shops where kids can cool off. Several rides and stage shows cater to all ages with their...

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Athenaeum Hotel London has Magic Access to Harry Potter’s World

Get the hottest and most magical ticket in town -- Warner Bros. Studio Tour, The Making of Harry Potter -- with a stay at The Athenaeum, one of our favorite London family-friendly hotels.  While tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour are sold out months in advance, The Athenaeum Hotel will guarantee tickets to the tour when you book...

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A Ski and Soak Weekend at Camelback

In a winter where snow is scarce across the United States, planning an extended ski vacation can feel like an expensive risk, especially for those new to the sport. Tristate families can minimize the risk and maximize the fun by planning a trip to Camelback Mountain, Pennsylvania, which is an easy drive from New York City and offers everything from equipment rentals and lessons to a wide variety...

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Families will find “Splashtastic!” fun in the Poconos

Families in the New York and Philadelphia Metro areas have just a short drive to Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains to get in on all the “Splashtastic” pool fun at three indoor waterpark resorts. Almost overnight, the Pocono Mountain region has become a major player in family indoor waterpark resorts, as Camelback Lodge and its Aquatopia...

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Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Luxury Family Travel, Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica, offers the ultimate splurge vacation: a high-end experience for adults that welcomes and embraces young guests.  This super luxe resort gets a fresh look in 2015:Travelers who are reluctant to abandon the more traditional elements...

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Family Guide To Disney Cruise Lines

Disney is the mother of all family-friendly cruise lines, and for passengers looking for quality youth programming, it's an obvious choice. In addition to abundant activities for young passengers, there are enough adult-centered entertainment options to keep grown-ups occupied as well. Check out our comprehensive guide to what Disney has to offer everyone aboard their fleet. Disney Cruise...

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Great Wolf Lodge, Poconos, Pennsylvania

This Great Wolf Lodge indoor waterpark hotel within a quick drive of New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia is a refreshing, weather-proof getaway year round. Great Wolf Resorts is a Midwestern company known for building indoor waterparks within driving distance of major metropolitain areas. Typically, the locale offers a variety of recreation...

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The 15 Most Scary Haunted Halloween Attractions

Halloween is creeping up on us, but there's time to prepare for a harrowing visit to some of America's top haunted houses. The experts at Hauntworld magazine annually announce their top 13 scary attractions for avid thrill-seekers and daring-doers who want a thrill. This year, however, they were so knocked out by the terror that they have nominated 15 attractions!  So get ready to...

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Exploring Global Travel Themes at MITM Mumbai

In September 2015, Maharashtra hosted MITM, a travel and tourism expo that not only showed off the best assets of Mumbai and the central India state, but also showcased many other destinations around the country.From the better known northern states famous for New Delhi and the Taj Mahal, to smaller regions known for their vineyards, wellness resorts, pilgrimage routes or...

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Sustainable Fun Makes Pittsburgh Kidsburgh

By cleaning up its act and investing in the quality of life of their city, the Pittsburgh you may remember has evolved into a "Kidsburgh" that attracts families to live and visit. This is the brief story of how the home of the steel industry that built the world’s tallest skyscrapers has been forged into one of the country’s sustainable success stories.Sustainability Pays Off for PittsburghPittsburgh’s...

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My Kind of Beach at Playa del Carmen

Situated on Mexico's Caribbean coast, Playa del Carmen is a waterfront refuge that attracts domestic and international tourists to its thriving main street and apres-beach scene. 

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Riviera Nayarit, Mexico For Eco-Adventures

From the hip resort of Puerto Vallarta to the jungles of the Sierra Madres, Mexico's Riviera Nayarit offers activities to everyone in the family, and at bargain prices.Riviera Nayarit is the lush coastal region of Mexico's Nayarit state, extending from the gated resort community of Nuevo Vallarta (pronounced No-voh VY-ar-tah)...

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