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True North: Off Road Wilderness, Luxury Nearby

The Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello bills itself as a luxury wilderness retreat in the heart of the pristine Canadian backwoods, and that description is spot on the mark.Closer to Ottawa (1 hour drive) than Montreal (90 minutes distant), this historic resort, on the western slopes of the Laurentian mountain range (think Mt. Tremblant), Montebello offers visitors both wilderness and luxury...

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Perfect Pairing: Luxury Mexican Villa with Cooking Classes

Hacienda Petac, a traditional plantation in Mexico's state of Yucatan, is providing a unique group opportunity to learn more about Yucatecan culture through its cuisine and at-home customs. If you're imagining a family reunion in a luxurious home away from home, with space, privacy and a hassle-free environment, you've come to the right place. Worried about what everyone will do? ...

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Single Parents Find New Ways To Bond With Kids In Puerto Vallarta

One of Mexico’s favorite family vacation destinations, Puerto Vallarta, provides hands-on activities with kids that are sure to create lifelong connections whether you’re a single parent, grandparent, doting uncle, or what sociologists like to call a PANK (professional aunt no kids). On September 16, join us for a

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Doing Atlantis On A Budget At Comfort Suites Paradise Island

I am delighted to recommend the Comfort Suites Paradise Island hotel, a wallet-conscious way for the family to enjoy an Atlantis family beach vacation without breaking the bank.  My kids had been aching to visit Paradise Island in the Bahamas -- especially Atlantis, undoubtedly a great family resort -- but we knew this family vacation would not come cheap.Sure,...

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California Roadtrips On Roads Less Traveled

If your clan has already done the family roadtrip up and down Route 1, rest assured that there's more to explore among the Golden State’s endless shoreline and sweeping landscapes. Whether you want to coast the scenic mountains and valleys of the Inland Empire, to follow celebrities to chic Los Angeles, visit the wineries and Gold Rush towns of the Central...

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Orlando Magic! Autumn Vacations Are Unexpected Bargain

It’s not magic; September is the cheapest month of the year to visit Orlando, with room rates among the lowest all year. Yes, you can find a room for $50 per night and there are plenty of discounts everywhere in town.So if you thought a fall trip to Orlando was beyond your budget, think again. Even better for families with young kids, the summer crowds are gone.

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Fine Food, Fast Cars, A Romantic Weekend Getaway

We were a little upset when we landed at Daytona Beach’s airport in central Florida: it was raining… hard. Not the most ideal scenario for a romantic weekend getaway for my boyfriend, Maurice, and me. A charming coastal community best known for its former Spring Break crowds and the International Daytona Speedway, we weren’t sure what this famous beach town...

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Family Fun In Guanacaste Costa Rica

Guanacaste, on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, is a mix of beautiful beaches, lush rainforest and fascinating fauna. Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity, strong infrastructure and stable political situation make this country a popular destination for families who wish to visit Central America.  This peaceful nation abolished its army permanently in 1949 and even...

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San Francisco Weekends Away Starting At $500

With low-cost airlines serving San Francisco and Oakland, northern California has several options for top-value family getaways within a short drive of either airport that feel like deluxe vacations. Visiting the San Francisco Bay Area on business and need a relaxing weekend nearby? We've explored the San Mateo and Marin Counties, plus Carmel, Monterrey, Pt. Reyes, and Sacramento to find...

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Ann Arbor For A Midwest Weekend Of Student Cool

College towns have a built-in advantage when you’re traveling with teenagers and, with its sky-high cool quotient, Ann Arbor, Michigan is the king of college towns. Home to the University of Michigan, it is hip enough for adolescents with lots of activities geared to tweens, teens and students, yet sophisticated enough for savvy moms and dads. Considering that...

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