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Palm Beach, Florida Hotels And Resorts

Will it be putting on the Ritz or lounging at the Four Seasons? These top four, super-luxe resorts cost 50% less in summer yet provide your family with a stay that is Oh! So enjoyable! Visitors to Palm Beach County, Florida have their pick of over 200 hotels. The four luxury resorts highlighted below handle the family market with finesse, although each has a distinct personality. Like all...

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Just the Two of Us: Amelia Island, Florida

A mom and daughter explore the beauty of Florida's Amelia Island on an outing designed just for the girls.A mom and daughter explore the beauty of Florida's Amelia Island on an outing designed just for the girls. As a travel writer, I've traveled extensively alone, with my entire family, and with one or both of my older daughters.  In June, I had an opportunity to visit...

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Top Family Camps In The South

Family sleepaway camp vacations offer fun, adventure and family bonding at reasonable rates. So, think about going to camp together with your kids this year. Plan ahead, and check out these great family sleepaway camps. Parents who wish to relive their childhood camp days---or who simply want to enjoy quality family time away from the distractions of modern technology---are flocking to family...

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Key West, Florida Restaurants

This southernmost Florida outpost serves everything from pirate booty to key lime pie to conch fritters in gingerbread trimmed cafes and funky seafood shacks on the pier, all in a casual atmosphere.There are a lot of over-priced, not very excellent restaurants in Key West, as befits most tourist towns. Some we can recommend: Banana Café1211 Duval Street

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Family Travel: Today A Nightmare, Tomorrow A Memory

How to survive in-laws, missed flights, heatstroke, lost luggage, broken refrigerators and even a hurricane to have the best family vacation ever on Sanibel Island. As editor of a travel newsletter and website, I travel a lot. And because my specialty is family travel, I try to include my son and husband as much as possible, given school-work and work-work. But as a recent weekend in Florida will...

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My Favorite Resort: The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida

"Mommy, I see a little bit of the sun, it's time to go!" I turned toward the voice. There stood my 4-year-old in bathing trunks, holding his complimentary Ritz-Carlton pail and shovel, eagerly awaiting the much-touted Sunrise Seashell Search. I rounded up his siblings (8 and 12) and, casting a sidelong glance toward my still-sleeping husband, glided down the corridor. We hit the...

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Top 10 Getaway for Luxury Travelers – The Breakers, Florida

In 2006, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners honored The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida as a Top Luxury Beach Resort. Whether a high-end vacation is a matter of course for you and your family or a treat reserved for a special occasion, our 9th annual awards focus on the latest travel segment to embrace young guests: the super luxe resort.

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Orlando, Florida Thrills Teens, Too

Theme parks amuse everyone, but sometimes your teen may feel a bit "been there, done that," so Family Travel Forum has a few ideas to keep him pumped about your trip to Orlando, FL. So you're heading down to Orlando, Florida one more time. Just as your teens were introduced to Minnie and Mickey years ago, the youngest of your clan now deserve the same opportunity to meet the mice,...

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1st In Line Passes: Orlando Express Lanes Double the Pleasure

The lines are so long at most Orlando theme parks that everyone's gotten creative about shortening the wait.  Here's a look at the "reserve-a-ride" systems in place at some of our favorite-for-families attractions.  Although both systems work differently, you'll find the use of these new self-ticketing and smart card technologies more widespread at mass attractions than...

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Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Located in Ft. Lauderdale away from the city's busy nightlife, this resort aims to provide adults with a relaxing beach getaway while giving kids the fun they want.As we drove up to the Pelican Grand Beach Resort, I could easily have confused the resort, with its towers, for a palace. It looked like a majestic white castle sitting upon a hill above the Atlantic Ocean. The staff immediately...

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