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Club Maeva Miramar, Mexico

The family-friendly perks at this Gulf coast resort in Mexico make it a top value all-inclusive getaway for Southerners.Tampico is a vacationer's paradise, and, as of late, one of Mexico's best-kept secrets. During the first half of the 20th century, Tampico was such a Mecca for international celebrities that during the 1950's bandleader Stan Kenton had a number one hit titled "Tampico," in...

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Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

It's a favorite with parents, kids 2 to 12-years and even hard-to-please teens, and one of Club Med's top family destinations.Club Med began decades ago, when a vacation visionary, Gerard Blitz, living in post-war Paris, launched Club Mediterranée as a non-profit sports club. He pitched a tent village on a Mediterranean beach using WWII army surplus tents and...

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Family Fun at Sundance Trail Ranch in the Colorado Rockies

My family and I had never been to a dude ranch before. All my life I had dreamed of horses, of actually getting the chance to know one, to learn how to take care of it, and to learn how to ride.  When I was a child, we couldn't afford such luxuries, but Sundance Trail Ranch in Red Feather Lakes (about an hour from Fort Collins) changed all that, and my life, forever! What did it?  Everything,...

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Cruising Thailand’s Similan Islands

Join a Canadian family of adventurous sailors as they embark on a clipper ship to transit the calm waters between Thailand and Singapore. Thailand is one of our family's favorite vacation destinations, and we try to visit often. As much as we enjoy the land, the Thai people, and the magnificent coastline and beaches, we had never considered taking a cruise. Yet, after some R'n'R on the island...

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Canalboating Along Florida’s Okeechobee Waterway

A canalboat journey is an ideal multi-generational vacation for the family who likes to earn their keep by navigating and fishing for supper. Only the sound of fish jumping nearby broke the silence of the early evening. We chose this anchorage for it isolation, having bypassed several possible overnight spots because of inquisitive cattle standing on the river bank solemnly looking at our...

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Across The Caribbean Aboard Westerdam: A Floating, Family-Friendly Hotel

Have children who want to learn about the world on the ultimate field trip? Holland America cruises can fulfill and exceed that educational requirement. It's winter in the Northern Hemisphere. This means late sunrise, low temperatures, gray days, precipitation, and early darkness in the mix. What might bring warm days and sunny skies, powder-sand beaches and destinations that offer unusual...

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Greek Island Sampler: Cruise Aboard The Cristal

There's no better way to tour the Greek isles and show kids and parents a truly educational, enriching and fun good time than by ship.Children may not be thrilled at the thought of viewing a brilliant sunset on the Greek island of Santorini, which is famous for such occasions, but they might be more favorably inclined to see a volcano close-up and have the experience of riding a docile...

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Mexican Riviera Aboard the Golden Princess

Families interested in a taste of Mexican culture, beach time, and not having to worry about packing and unpacking, should try this cruise.(Editor's Note: For the 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons, the Golden Princess will not be sailing to Mexico.  Instead, the ship's tropical itineraries will highlight Hawaii.  The following members of the Princess fleet will be traveling to the...

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O’ahu, Hawaii Hotels And Resorts

Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Looking for places to stay with kids on your Hawaiian vacation in O'ahu? Here are some hotels and resorts to explore. Hilton Hawaiian Village 800/445-8667, 808/949-4321 At the quieter...

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The Norwegian Gem Sets Sail

Read about our cruise expert's sneak peak at a brand new ship during an inaugural "cruise to nowhere."Whether it’s shaking up cruise cuisine with its Freestyle dining concept or adding ultra luxury villas to its newer ships, Norwegian Cruise Line has never been afraid to take risks and go its own way. With that in mind, I was eager to check out the new 2,400-passenger NCL Gem,...

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