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Waterpark Meets Beach At The Gran Caribe Real Cancun Resort

With 477 suites, a pirate-themed waterpark and a friendly staff notable for wanting to please all guests, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is a five-star family experience. Occupying a quarter of a mile of white sand on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, this resort provides guests with ample opportunity to have fun in the Caribbean sun. Along...

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Top Family Camps in the East

Family sleepaway camp vacations offer fun, adventure and family bonding at reasonable rates. So, think about going to camp together with your kids this year. Plan ahead, and check out these great family sleepaway camps. Parents who wish to relive their childhood camp days -- or who simply want to enjoy quality family time away from the distractions of modern technology -- are flocking to...

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Travel Professionals Reveal What Industry Can Do To Improve Family Vacations

Attendees at the recent Family Travel Conference reveal that hotels and cruise lines must try harder to meet family travelers' needs for a stress-free, healthy and engaged vacation. (Media only, New York, Feb 9, 2012) - At the Inaugural Family Travel Conference co-hosted...

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Bigger Is Better At The All-Inclusive Iberostar Cancun Resort

If you’re looking for an all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with a biggest-and-the-best attitude, the Iberostar Cancun Hotel (formerly the Hilton Cancun Golf and Spa Resort) is perfect for your family. It is, in fact, the only resort in Cancun to include a championship golf course among its facilities, which makes it ideal for multi-generational...

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Dominican Republic Beach Vacations At LHVC Resorts – All-Inclusive And Kosher Too

The two families seated in front of me, like many other passengers on my flight to the Dominican Republic, will soon be sharing an oceanfront condo near the north coast port of Puerto Plata. Unlike the gold sands and gentle Caribbean surf of the island's very commercial resort of Punta Cana, the rugged north coast attracts active travelers looking for a more active...

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Luxury Fun With Everything Included At The Moon Palace, Cancun

If this is your vacation to hit some of Mexico's Mayan ruins, sample the world-class boutiques that abound in Cancun, and show your sullen kids a really great time so they'll want to vacation with you again, consider a stay at the Moon Palace Resort. Although its sister resort with shared facilities, The Cancun Palace, is soon to...

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Top Family Camps In The West

Family sleepaway camp vacations offer fun, adventure and family bonding at reasonable rates. So, think about going to camp together with your kids this year. Plan ahead, and check out these great family sleepaway camps. Parents who wish to relive their childhood camp days---or who simply want to enjoy quality family time away from the distractions of modern technology---are flocking to family...

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Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts For Family Vacations

Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. The following list of all-inclusives, compiled from a...

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Club Med: Mexico And The Caribbean

Club Med remains on the top of our list for favorite family brands as one of the few family all-inclusive resorts, with good packages, award-winning baby care and Kid's Clubs (and you should all know, Family Travel Forum has given them plenty of awards), idyllic settings, wide range of activities, sports, fine dining, spas and entertainment.  Almost all of the resorts listed below include...

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Custom Itinerary: 75th Birthday Celebration That’s Cheaper by the Dozen

Q.  Cynthia B of New York City asks "Can you help me plan a vacation to celebrate my 75th birthday? I would like to travel with my family of 12, including five grandkids between the ages of 8 and 13, and their 7 parents. I'd like something grand like maybe a safari if that's not too expensive, or Europe, or any other ideas you...

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