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Gulet Charter in Turkey

I've recently returned from a trip with my family over the holidays. We rented a Gulet (Traditional Turkish Yacht) from a Fethiye base. This was our eighth charter vacation, so we've seen a lot of bases and companies from around the world.

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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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Michigan Lakefront Resort Makes Family Beach Vacations Easy

If everyone you know is headed to the beach this summer, remind them those lakefront resorts with crisp fresh water, lawns instead of sticky sand, and docks instead of paddleboards are where it's at. Anyone who grew up with "Dirty Dancing" and the Catskills summer resort scene that this fun Checkin...

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Maui, Hawaii Attractions

Hawaii's second most-visited island, Maui is an excellent choice for a family getaway, with 120 miles of shoreline, more than eighty sun-dappled beaches and thousands of waterfalls and pools spread throughout its 727.3 square-mile surface. The variety of activities makes this island an especially good choice for a multi-generational journey.For general information visit the

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The Big Island, Hawaii Attractions

Bring the family to Hawai'i, the biggest of the Hawaiian Islands, for a taste of volcanoes, some outdoor adventures, history, pure culture and just to have great fun. Also known as the "Island of Adventure," it is twice the size of O'ahu, Maui, Kauai', Lana'i and Molokai combined, and, at over 4,000 square miles, offers an extensive variety of climate, topography and natural features from a hot,...

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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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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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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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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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Woodloch Pines Resort, Pennsylvania

Follow along as this family gets swept up in the all the fun available at this friendly, lakefront resort in the Poconos. As we raced back to our room to pick up an Ipod, a cellphone and some lipstick for vampire makeup, our 12-year-old paused. "Mom, quick, help me!" he panted. “We need three pine cones and three maple leaves. What’s a maple leaf look like?" We were participating...

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