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Playa del Carmen Budget All-Inclusive Resorts

Great values, gorgeous beaches, lots of fun included in one price -- that's what you'll find along Mexico's Riviera Maya resort corridor outside Playa del Carmen. Did you know that all-inclusive resorts are more popular than ever? According to research presented at the TMS Family Travel Summit from MMGY Global’s 2016 "Portrait of American Travelers" survey, 63% of travelers prefer an all-inclusive...

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Puerto Plata’s Cheap All-Inclusive Beach Getaways

Cheap all-inclusive resorts became really popular when the recession started to take its toll on the economy, so Family Travel Forum selected our award-winning Top 10 (Cheap) Getaways For Family Travelers.  Finding the best bang for our reader’s buck was difficult, and it took months of time and research...

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Kidzania Makes Play Out Of Work

Parents (practitioners of the helicopter style or otherwise), often fret about what their kids are going to turn out to “be” and how much influence they will have once they’re grown up. A company like Kidzania dispels those fears by making play out of work. Each of the 23 Kidzania branches around the world offers children a play space filled with career opportunities,...

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10 Best Family Destinations For Learning Vacations

I usually hate 10 Best Lists because when it comes to vacations, the “best” for each family is a subjective choice based on circumstance and timing. When my family is exhausted from work and school, a “flop and drop” beach vacation sounds ideal. In mid-winter, an active ski break is irresistible. But when it comes to those long, lazy weeks of summer, parents like to make sure there’s an...

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How Hotels Cater To Today’s Family Traveler

From crab hunts to organic toiletries and vegan menus, hotels are catering to children like never before. The substantial growth in the family market, particularly in multigenerational travel, makes hotel investments in kid-welcoming staff, amenities and facilities a good investment. In 2015, an Embassy Suites by Hilton survey found that nearly 40% of Millennial parents travel more than...

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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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Pennsylvania’s Poconos Hotels and Resorts

This friendly mountain region has welcomed outdoorsmen and honeymooners for generations, and is now setting its sights on the family market. Visiting an active outdoor area with your family does not necessarily mean sleeping in a tent.  Here are some suggestions for accommodations in Pennsylvania's Poconos, and in keep in mind that at most resorts, all meals (not alcohol) and most activities are...

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Starring at TIFF Bell Lightbox: World Culture for Kids

Fueled by a weak Canadian dollar, Ontario's international arts scene, a welcoming multicultural society, and lots of new development along its beautiful harbor, Toronto is booming. That local and visiting children are able to share in the excitement is just part of what makes Canada such a great family vacation destination. One special cultural institution – TIFF - is leading the way.Toronto...

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Kokohead section on the Kohala Coast of Oahu.
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My Family Adventure In Oahu

Beautiful beaches like Waikiki and the historical Pearl Harbor site are just two of the top Hawaii attractions on Oahu, Hawaii's best known tourist destination. Many first time visitors to Hawai'i equate it with Honolulu, and the island of Oahu with Waikiki. That's a pity.  While Waikiki Beach in Honolulu is a key attraction -- certainly it's the best central location to stay -- O'ahu has so much...

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Gloom Is Not A Port Of Call On A Weatherproof Cruise

It's winter, and while everyone from Scottsdale, Arizona to St. John's, Newfoundland yearns for spring just a few months away, I have discovered the ultimate weather-proof getaway.A most wonderful temporary panacea to the malaise that most of us deal with during the northern hemisphere’s darkest nights and shorter days is part practical, part fantasy, offering an adventure for everyone....

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