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Key West, Florida Attractions

Pirate lore and historic homes, gingerbread trimmed boutiques, tropical palm trees, funky cafes and roaming chickens make colorful Key West, Florida a delightful getaway.The southernmost point in the United States and a free-spirited resort area that has defied the gentrification of mass tourism, Key West has become a bona fide family destination filled with fun and educational attractions....

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Finding Bargains At Lesser-Known All-Inclusive Caribbean and Mexican Resorts

No matter whether it's a bear or bull market, all-inclusive resorts will continue to be a good value for active family vacations in the Caribbean, Atlantic and Mexico. Due to the vagaries of the economy, competition from cruise companies, and the negative impressions left by hurricanes, medical alerts and erratic Homeland Security measures, the Caribbean resort industry has been making concerted...

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Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, Maui, Hawai’i

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Togetherness award, Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, Maui, Hawaii was honored along with other hospitality, timeshare...

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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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Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, New Mexico

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Togetherness award,  Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, New Mexico was honored along with other hospitality, timeshare and eco-tourism businesses...

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Iberostar Playa Mita Resort On Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit

Recently, on a press trip for the grand opening of the Iberostar Playa Mita, the company's newest hotel in Mexico and its first property on the Pacific at Riviera Nayarit, I enjoyed watching toddlers, kids, and their parents splashing in the infinity pool and building sand castles. It's...

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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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Capitol Reef, Utah, A Great National Park For Tiny Travelers

The American West is rich in National Parks that offer wide-open spaces, panoramic vistas, hiking trails and a vast menu of family recreational possibilities. What makes Capitol Reef, Utah unique among its competitors is its notable lack of crowds.This is in sharp contrast to some of the more heavily visited National Parks (think...

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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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