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U.S. Regulations For Special Groups Crossing U.S. Borders

The latest regulations from U.S. Customs and Border Protection explain some of the exceptions being made for Special Group travel, such as teen and school group tours. U.S. border crossing requirements changed in June of 2009. The following information concerns the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) as it affects Air and Land Travel for U.S. Citizens....

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Kids Camps For Children With Special Needs

Family vacations can incorporate supervised overnight camp programs noted in our roundup that are specially designed to be fun for kids with physical and/or mental disabilities. With so many camps to choose from, it can be difficult to find the one that's right for your child's individual needs. Below is a list of special needs residence camps in Illinois, Colorado, Michigan, Texas and in Canada. ...

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Canada And US Partner To Clarify Border Regulations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency recently joined efforts to remind travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries. Frequent travelers know that regulations have changed steadily since 9/11 and keeping up with them is a challenge. Fortunately for families, both agencies want to make border crossings...

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Two Nation Road Trip, Maine to New Brunswick

Looking for a fun way to experience the beauty of North America’s Atlantic coast? Try the two nation vacation from Maine in the US to New Brunswick in Canada for scenic seascapes (and some world-class seafood).  It’s also a family-friendly eco-escape that will introduce you to the natural Northeast. If eating lobster along the pristine...

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Cruise Quebec and the Canada Coast with Family Values

At a recent gathering, staff from Cruise St Lawrence discussed the many ports available to cruise passengers on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Many of you may be thinking that the province has Montreal and Quebec City -- yet little else -- to offer. Well, there is a lot more to see and do.

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Planning Your Trip to Toronto

If you've read my story on the best way to spend seven days in Toronto, I hope you'll take advantage of some more advice from a local mom on how to travel and where to stay in our favorite city in eastern Canada.Toronto Family-Friendly Places to StayToronto has accommodations to suit every taste and budget. If you don't...

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Halifax, Star of Nova Scotia, Canada

Calling at the port of Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, can be a both an entertaining and educational experience, as the scenic city has great museums, gardens and historic forts.For a small city, Halifax has seen its share of maritime disasters, no surprise given that this is a city by the sea. Painful though these tragedies were, they make fascinating, interactive viewing for kids and...

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Canada Mountain Resorts For Smaller Skiers Smaller Budgets

Big White and Silver Star Mountain are Whistler area resorts in British Columbia, Canada where families with little ones can learn a lot and save. Big White and Silver Star Mountain are two popular Whister area mountain resorts where British Columbia locals love to ski and ride, without the wallet-aching strain of high priced lift tickets.

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10 Best Family Destinations For Snowsports

In a new family vacation planning guidebook, the FTF community selects their 10 favorite snowsports destinations for a family vacation.In the winter and spring, family ski trips can be a fun and adventurous way to bring the whole clan together.  Many resorts now provide family-friendly services and offer activities for all ages, both on and off the slopes.  In “

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Best Family Destinations Guidebook Helps Create Idiot-Proof Vacations

While opportunities are endless in terms of travel, how does one decide where to go and what to do once you are there? The "Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations" answers these questions...

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