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Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts For Family Vacations

Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. Want to go on a vacation where you don't have to carry your wallet around? Here are FTF's winners of our "Top 10 Getaway" awards in the category of Top All-Inclusives. The following list of all-inclusives, compiled from a...

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Food Loving Family in Jamaica

 Jamaican cuisine is a fragrant mix of flavors.  It inventively blends indigenous ingredients with the culinary contributions of the different peoples who have inhabited the island.  This delicious fusion has evolved from predominately African, Spanish, English, East Indian and Arawak Indian traditions.  These eclectic influences add irresistible gusto to the exotic fruits, pungent...

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Club Med: Mexico And The Caribbean

Club Med remains on the top of our list for favorite family brands as one of the few family all-inclusive resorts, with good packages, award-winning baby care and Kid's Clubs (and you should all know, Family Travel Forum has given them plenty of awards), idyllic settings, wide range of activities, sports, fine dining, spas and entertainment.  Almost all of the resorts listed below include...

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From Norwegian Cruise Line, A New Dawn

To say that New Englanders are excited to have the newly renovated Norwegian Dawn plying the waters off Boston Harbor to Bermuda is an understatement. Formerly served by the smaller Norwegian Spirit, this route is popular for a slew of reasons, not least of which is that sun-starved passengers can avoid pricey air fares and use the money they save on shore excursions, specialty dining...

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The Fairmont Hotels Of Bermuda

We headed east to review The Fairmont Southampton and The Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotels in Bermuda thinking they would be the perfect resort duo for us – a family with young adult children taking advantage of that rare moment when everybody’s schedules lined up. One kid had graduated from college a few days earlier and hadn’t found a job yet, and the other...

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Passports Overboard? St. Thomas Resort in USVI Welcomes Families

Looking for a great family escape for Spring Break? Didn't have time to get a passport? The Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott (800/524-2000) is offering a variety of packages, including the “Escape!  Family Package” offer. This offer requires a 3-, 4-, or 5-night stay, which...

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A Grand Discovery in St. Lucia: Anse Chastanet

If you've had a vision of what an ideal family hotel might be on a tropical island, we think we may have found it at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia. Say "St. Lucia, West Indies" to almost anybody and they immediately conjure up a picture of the famous Pitons, twin volcanic peaks rising steeply out of a sparkling blue sea, each covered with a mantle of lush green vegetation....

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Single Mom Shares Travel Tips

Single parents will find expert advice on going solo with the kids from a professional traveler and her family. I could write a book on this topic after more than 30 years in the business of sending families on villa holidays around the world. As a late-in-life Mom with protective instincts bordering on paranoia, I thought of just about everything when I started taking my child on inspection...

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The Buccaneer St. Croix

If you're looking for old-world  elegance in a family-friendly resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands, this hill topper in St. Criox may be your answer . The Caribbean's Most Historic Resort Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, The Buccaneer in St. Croix...

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Custom Itinerary: Volunteering Vacation with Older Teens

Q: Andy L. of Conneticuit has decided that it's high time his kids learned something about the value of money. He's decided to take them on a volunteer trip so they can do some work with their hands and witness with their own eyes how people less fortunate than them live, but is unsure about where to start, especially when most sites seem to cater to adults only. A: As honorable...

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