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Wyoming’s Jackson Hole

Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, Jackson, Wyoming is the place to be for wannabe' cow folk, outdoorsmen, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Jackson, Wyoming is a half-tamed frontier valley surrounded by an enormous variety of adventures, extreme and less extreme, within the National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National...

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Banff, a magic winter wonderland ( part 1, family friendly lodging)

 The charming little town of Banff and its endless surroundings will steal your heart forever once you get to know it!  We have been going to Banff now every winter for 7 years, and didn't get enough of it. This splendid  wonderland is a beautiful playground for toddlers to grandparents: everybody has a blast, so many things to do, so many places to see, and first of...

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Alaska: Planning A Family Trip To America’s Last Wilderness

America's largest state (586,000 sq. miles or one-fifth the entire country) and her last frontier, Alaska comprises 19 national and 55 state parks, 3,000 rivers, 1,800 islands, and over 100,000 glaciers. Now, thanks to many new family adventure offerings from cruise and land tour operators, Alaska has become a more practical and affordable destination. With such an awesome variety of scenic wonders,...

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Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, Quebec

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Togetherness award, Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, was honored along with...

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Re-Visiting Our Original Tiny Traveler Award Winners: 1998 to 2015

In 1998 the concept of "family travel" was not as refined as it is today, with hotels mainly targeting the 5-12 age set when it came to services and activities. So, Family Travel Forum set out to discover the best getaways for new parents with infants and toddlers under 3-years of age. After months of research, investigative reporting, site inspections and networking with parents, we came up...

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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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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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Skytop Lodge, Skytop, Pennsylvania

Visit The Skytop Lodge, a surprisingly fun and very classy resort in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains whose restraint and dignity make time and tradition stand still.This Old World resort has been attracting families since 1928 -- just picture 5,500 acres of woodlands criss-crossed by 30 miles of hiking trails kept verdant by a 75-acre recreational lake. And it's only 100 miles from New York...

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Five Tips for Finding a Perfect Spring Break Ski Resort

So you've decided that you family's best spring break trip will be sunny slopes and snow-capped mountains. Late winter and spring skiing usually offers the best combination of comfortable ski weather and a reliable base of snow. However, since the wrong resort can ruin the trip, you'll need to do a little last-minute research to ensure the location matches your family's preferences.We emphasize...

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