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Kiss the Cold Sweepstakes Gives You the Chance to Win a Free Florida Getaway

Does the seemingly endless winter have you craving sunshine? Enter the "Kiss The Cold Sweepstakes" and four winning families will head to Florida absolutely free. With its toasty year-round weather, Kissimmee in Central Florida is the perfect place to soak up some rays.It is located only minutes from Orlando’s famed theme parks including Walt Disney World Resort,...

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Top Ten Gulf Coast Activities In Naples And Everglades City, Florida

Our top ten activities in Naples and Everglades City represent the yin and yang of family vacations, so why not embrace variety and enjoy a taste of both cities on Florida's Gulf Coast. Naples is the shining star of the so-called Paradise Coast, a classic upscale resort town with calm Gulf of Mexico waters and clean beaches. Many retirees call Naples home, so grandparents will find...

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Sandestin, Florida: For Seekers Of Idleness Or Action

While planning a long weekend away with my family, I used to look for total relaxation or non-stop action, extremes that freed us from our at-home routine to step back, contemplate our personal best, and appreciate each other anew. Florida's 2,400-acre Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort offers both: families will find leisure and recreation with sun, sand, tennis, golf, children's...

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Club Med Resorts for Tiny Travelers

Previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers award, Club Med Resorts gets a fresh look in 2015. Club Med originated the "all-inclusive" concept and has grown to include vacation villages throughout the world. Their rates include accommodations, excellent, freshly prepared gourmet meals,...

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Tampa, Florida Hotels And Resorts

The Sunshine State boasts more than just Disney World and Miami Beach; Tampa, Florida, is a favorite value vacation spot for families. Filled with theme parks, sports (it's a big Spring Training destination), restaurants, the arts and plenty more, it is a great place to spend a little time away from home.  So if you're going to enjoy all that this fun city has to offer families and children,...

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Scoring Happy Holiday Cheer and Disney Savings When You Need Them Most

Far from the pressures of cooking, shopping and putting on mittens, it’s all cast members on deck at the Disney theme parks to create winter holiday cheer, and ensure you and your family have a “magical’ stay. The seasonal fun continues through January 6, 2015 and there are some lodging, shopping and meal bargains to be had during this period in both Florida and California. First, let’s...

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Exploring Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast

The Emerald Coast of Florida's panhandle racks up annual accolades for its sugary beaches and emerald waters off the sea towns of Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island. Aside from breathtaking beaches and ideal locale for road trip bonding, families love the relaxed vibe. The Emerald Coast is more laid back and easier on the wallet than the lovely boutique communities of Seaside, Watercolor...

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The Keys To The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys extend south of Miami in a string of narrow limestone and mangrove islands bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.  The main artery, Route US 1, offers one of the most scenic road trips in the country. You can rush down to Key West in about 3.5 hours or take a week and savor the many colors along the way. You'll...

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Disney World Value Hotels And Camping

Disney World offers accommodations in all price ranges, including newer themed resorts for Disney fans on a budget. And even the least expensive lodging carries certain privileges like early admission to certain parks. Simple Rooms: The themeparks' best value hotels are comparable to an Orlando budget motel, but with more Disney design flair, fun pools and food courts, and...

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Elephant Rears And Animal Care At Busch Gardens Tampa

The Busch Gardens Tampa themepark has expanded its animal offerings in a thrilling effort to bring Africa to life for visitors. And, maybe because we’re reading Elephant...

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