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Safety Tips For Hotel And Resort Vacations

When travelers are surveyed about what is most important to them when planning a family vacation, the No. 1 answer is a safe environment. But while safety is top-of-mind when planning a vacation, many families often forget the most common-sense safety rules once their vacation begins. In case you're wondering how safe it is to let the kids wander around your hotel, here are some tips from...

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3 Bucket List Adventures to Check Off in Hawaii

The islands of Hawaii are known for their varied scenery and culture, so when we realized how expensive a trip would be, we picked the most diverse one -- The Big Island – to knock off some bucket list dreams. Little did we know that instead of luaus and hula lessons, we’d be able to swim with manta rays, see lava flowing into the sea, and stargaze from the world’s tallest mountain.   Hawaii...

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Where Families Will Go in 2017

After reviewing the latest travel research and trends, Family Travel Forum, the vacation planning resource trusted by families since 1996, is presenting its view on where families will go in 2017 and, more importantly, why. Here are the Top 10 Destinations plus an old trend –...

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See the Scenic Side of Las Vegas

The words Las Vegas conjure up images of glitz, glam and gambling. But in reality, an outside world awaits. Las Vegas easily caters to outdoor enthusiasts, families, and to those who just want to discover and enjoy its nearby scenic desert landscape. Here are just a few things Las Vegas offers.   Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area For those who love to hike,...

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Dominican Republic Family Hotels And Resorts

Pick the best hotel for your family so you can explore the luscious history and tropical sunny weather of one of the world's most beautiful islands. The Dominican Republic offers a top value Caribbean beach getaway marked by rich cultural influences that create a distinctive and fascinating history. Not only do guests have the opportunity to embrace the astounding scenery on eco-vacations,...

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St. George Island, A Vintage Florida Family Vacation

Some people call St. George Island, part of the Gulf Coast, "Florida like it used to be" in its golden era. I suppose that would be true if a Florida family vacation in the old days inlcuded sophisticated restaurants, gorgeous beachfront homes at affordable prices and plenty of cool watersports.    But I think what they really mean is that there are...

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Top 10 Beach Resort Getaways For Family Vacations

Almost everyone's favorite getaway is a family beach vacation, whether it's winter or summer. Here are FTF's winners from a decade of "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the best family beach category. Our Top 10 beach getaways, all past winners of the "Top 10 Getaways" awards in this category, promise location, location, location with excellence in facilities, family activities and childcare. The...

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Playa del Carmen Hotels And Resorts

Mexico's busy little port Playa del Carmen is a hotbed of small boutique hotels and condos for families who want to get away from large all-inclusive resorts. Playa del Carmen is the biggest town along the Riviera Maya, that beautiful hundred-plus-mile stretch of gold sand beaches on the Caribbean coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Colorful “Playa” as it’s known, was for many years...

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Casa de Campo Muy Grande And Quite Grand Too

The fabulous Casa de Campo resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic, has extensive amenities and activities for multi-generational travelers. In fact, as my family discovered, there's more than anyone can do on a single beach vacation. That's a big change from the resort's days as a playground for international business travelers. Recently, the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Marc...

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Palm Springs, California Hotels And Resorts

The desert communities that have blossomed around Palm Springs, California, boast intimate bungalow colonies and big flop and drop resorts, so if you're unsure what your family is looking for, you've come to the right place. To explore outside the resorts, a car is definitely in order for those with older children, who will long to try out the Oasis Water Park, nearby tennis facilities, ghost town...

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