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Montecito-Sequoia Lodge

Located in the magnificent redwoods between the Sequoia National Forest and Kings Canyon National Park, Montecito-Sequoia Lodge (650/967-9502, 800/227-9900) provides all the ingredients for a peaceful, yet active vacation. The entire family will have opportunities to share experiences as well as "do their own thing." Open year round,...

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Kids Stay Free at Iberostar Resorts if Booked Now

Book a summer vacation at select Iberostar Hotels & Resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean and your kids will stay free! When visiting with two adults paying full price, up to two children can enjoy a free stay between August 16 and November 20, 2015 and again, from November 29 – December 23, 2015. ...

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Club Valtur Pila, Sestriere, Italy

When it comes to children, there's no nationality more disposed to cheek-pinching and cooing than the Italians. In fact, the Italian notion of family is exactly what makes vacationing there with children so special. One week of skiing and snowplay with the equipe at Club Valtur Pila (02/300-99-811) in Italy's Valle d'Aosta...

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YMCA of the Rockies, Colorado

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Togetherness award, YMCA of the Rockies was honored along with other hospitality, timeshare and eco-tourism businesses that made it possible for families to stay, play, relax, and learn together in a creative and enriching atmosphere. This deserving and popular resort gets a fresh look...

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The Tyler Place Family Resort, Vermont

FTF's Senior Editor was thrilled to return to Vermont's Tyler Place summer camp and find that it provides an even better family resort vacation with passing time. My family of three were guests at The Tyler Place Family Resort in 1998 and 1999 when our son, Jesse, was 12 and 13 years old -- a potentially awkward age when kids may have...

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Miami Is Grand For Family Reunions

My three picks for a family reunion in the sun are The Palms Hotel & Spa, the Park Central Hotel, and the Trump National Doral; very different resorts that make my family return to Miami, Florida again and again.When it comes to multigenerational travel, it's hard to beat the universal year-round appeal of Florida, America's No. 1 tourist destination. From the seashore to the golf course,...

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Lanier Islands Resort, Georgia

This fully developed private island within an hour of Atlanta transports families into their own picture-perfect world for a weekend getaway from daily life.Composed of five islands and packed with recreation facilities, family activities, and holiday festivals, the full-service Lanier Islands Resort sits on the 40-mile Lake Sidney...

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Top 10 Resorts For Skiing And Snowboarding 101

Our picks may not be the most famous of ski resorts, but here are 10 top learn-to-ski and ride programs that know how to teach -- kids or adults. They're not in any particular order; four are in the West and six in the Northeast, but perhaps that's because the smaller northeast mountains have to concentrate on beginners since they have much less advanced terrain. So, is your toddler...

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Doral Arrowwood Resort, Rye Brook, New York

Looking for a weekend getaway close to the New York metropolitan and tri-state area? Check out the Doral Arrowwood for great value and a great time.The Fourth of July was approaching and my family and I had no plans in place. A weekend getaway was what we wanted.  We needed a resort close to our home in New York City, with activities that both my husband, myself and our teen-aged daughter...

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Luxury Family Hotels, England

Luxury Family Hotels, a group of small hotels throughout Britain, previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers Award, gets a fresh look in 2015. Britain's aptly named Luxury Family Hotels are just that. The members of this exclusive hotel family are eight inns: Woolley...

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