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Mont Tremblant in Summer

Even with a really long five-day weekend, there's not enough time for all the fun activities at Mont Tremblant, Quebec's top mountain resort, for active families visiting in summer. Seven miles of canoeing, six miles of mountain biking, five fun-filled evenings watching lively musicians in the streets, four laps around Lake Tremblant aboard surf bikes, three trips to the French sidewalk...

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Discovering the Hidden Cozumel, Mexico

This author relishes the other side of Cozumel, Mexico: an island off the Riviera Maya coast of eastern Mexico where a family beach vacation becomes a cultural exploration.It's interesting to watch a destination rediscover itself, to undergo a metamorphosis and present itself anew to the traveler. So it is with Isla Cozumel, the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean, and part of the Yucatan...

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Playa del Carmen For An Anti All-Inclusive Vacation

Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is anything but a typical resort town. While it does offer many ‘traditional’ activities that one would expect in a Caribbean beach town, the fun doesn’t end at the beach.In fact, this eclectic and cosmopolitan Mexican city boasts a diverse assortment of family-friendly boutique hotels and attractions, with...

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Campeche, Mexico

The welcoming Campechanos invite you to explore their town's rich blend of history, a Mayan legacy, and the influences of the colonial period.Mexico’s State of Campeche lies along the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. With a history dating back to ancient times, this land was home to many Mayan settlements from 600 B.C. to 1420 A.D. Visitors to Campeche will...

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Following Frida Around Mexico City

A family weekend to Mexico's capital of D.F. boasts such rich cultural and culinary highlights that it's like having Europe next door.It had been 10 years –- and a lot of press about kidnappings and deadly air pollution -- since our last family visit to Mexico when the opening of the fabulous Embassy Suites Mexico-City Reforma and the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Frida Kahlo...

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Aruba Marriott Resort And Stellaris Casino

The moment we walked into the sprawling, six-story lobby of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and received our complimentary tropical cocktail, my cousin and I knew we were in for a great family beach vacation. ...

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Viva Zihuatanejo On Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Ever need a quick dose of the 'foreign-ness' of foreign travel? My family found it on Mexico's Pacific Riviera, a favorite sun 'n' sand destination for California families. Despite the influence of high-rise, international Ixtapa next door, the lesser-known port of Zihuatanejo has retained its funky charm and a few traditional Mexican ways.The Residencias Villa del Sol (...

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Rekindle Romance In St. Kitts, The Caribbean’s Sexiest Island

More than five years ago, I was lucky enough to find myself vacationing on the island of St. Kitts, a lush, 68-square mile volcanic island in the West Indies. I fell in love with the people, the culture and the sweet air of the small island nation, affectionately dubbed, “Sugar City.” On my return, this time with boyfriend along my side, I wondered: would the taste of rum cake, the sting...

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Flamingos – Ecotourists Of Celestun, Mexico

Ecotourism is basically traveling with mindfulness and a keen eye for the natural world around you and, by the look of it, the Celestun Biosphere Reserve in Yucatan, Mexico is where the term was invented. The Quiet Village of CelustunThe Celestun Biosphere Reserve is located in the fairly pastoral town of Celestun, a fishing village...

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Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort

The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort is an elegant, but low-key, family-friendly headquarters, the perfect base for a relaxing vacation. Here, you can spend time alone with your spouse, and family-together time, while experiencing a unique part of Mexico.Situated at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, where the raging Pacific...

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