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Custom Itinerary – Orlando Accommodations

Q - Donald M. of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania wrote: Our family of 4, including a 1- and a 3-year old, are going to Orlando. We're looking for accommodations that include activities for our toddlers, and childcare arrangements for us to enjoy some adult night life.A-As you may be aware, most hotel-run childcare programs...

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More Than Meets The Eye in Downtown St. Petersburg Florida

While St. Petersburg, Florida is only a bridge away from the more populated city of Tampa, this quaint region offers a plethora of diverse attractions and privately owned eateries and museums. While St. Petersburg, Florida is only a bridge away from the more populated city of Tampa, this quaint region offers a plethora of diverse attractions and privately owned eateries and museums. Downtown...

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Top Cheap Cruise Getaway: Carnival Freedom

Carnival Cruise Lines' Freedom is a winner of FTF's Top 10 (Cheap) Getaways For Family Travelers 2008 award. Hitting the open seas may sound a little too luxurious for the budget-minded family.  Clear blue waters, an elegant wait staff serving you a five-course meal, nightly entertainment; all of these are just too extravagant for a family looking to vacation without breaking the bank.  Well...

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Family Resort on Sanibel

I found a great family resort at Casa Ybel on Sanibel Island, Florida, where we stayed for seven wonderful days. At $2520 for four of us, we thought it was real value, and your family may be able to find a good deal, too. The good family atmosphere impressed me and there was a kids club to provide entertainment for the young ones. My 5-year-old had fun at the club, swimming...

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Best Kid-Friendly Hotels In Miami

Miami has excellent family hotels -- even amid the South Beach party scene -- but we scoured the city looking for the select few hotels that not only offer great features for kids but also have a safe, convenient location, rooms large enough to sleep a family (and with cribs available), affordable kids' dining alternatives, and a safe, comfortable atmosphere for young children.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida

Check out Florida's Greek village for a bit of history, fishing and wildlife viewing along the Anclote River and the Gulf of Mexico.The charming blend of Victorian homes, Floridian-style residences, and the early settlement site at Spring Bayou constitute only a part of what Tarpon Springs, Florida is all about. The entire community revolves around Dodecanese Boulevard, the main street...

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Kids Fun In Tallahassee

Welcome to Florida's capital, a city that combines history, southern charm and family fun. Why is the capital city of Tallahassee, located 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, affectionately known as "Florida with a Southern accent"? Here’s some food for thought: you could drive to Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina or...

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Planning a Beach Reunion for 14

Q. I am a grandfather of five from Kansas City trying to host our annual week-long, three-generational family reunion of 14 (five kids and nine adults). We need six bedrooms and would enjoy a pool and a beach locale with activities for kids from 1 to 13-years old. My far-flung family is willing to fly up to four hours. Help!     J.W., Kansas City, Missouri    A....

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Sundial Beach Resort, Sanibel Island, Florida

Sundial Beach Resort, located on a unique barrier island off the southwest coast of Florida, accommodates families with the comforts of home. White sand and blue-green waters greet you on Florida's Sanibel Island at The Sundial Beach Resort.  With 270 accommodations, a nature reserve, and plenty of activities to choose from, the Sundial is sure to please your...

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Orlando And Central Florida Savings

FTF helps you find great deals on hotels and theme parks in the Orlando and central Florida regions.Orlando, America's #1 Theme Park Capital, must reinvent itself constantly to keep families coming back for more --and different -- attractions. Fortunately, the city provides a great resource both online and off to help you get all the info you need to make your way around. The Orlando/Orange...

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