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Miami Is Grand For Family Reunions

My three picks for a family reunion in the sun are The Palms Hotel & Spa, the Park Central Hotel, and the Trump National Doral; very different resorts that make my family return to Miami, Florida again and again.When it comes to multigenerational travel, it's hard to beat the universal year-round appeal of Florida, America's No. 1 tourist destination. From the seashore to the golf course,...

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Value Vacation Adventures In Kissimmee, Florida

On a recent visit to Central Florida, I stayed in Kissimmee, minutes from Orlando’s famed theme parks yet rich in other family-friendly activities. With both Disney and Universal recently raising the cost of admission, saving on hotels, meals and activities -- easy to do in Kissimmee -- is a priority for many families. And if you want a break from Mickey Mouse and Harry Potter,...

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Legoland Florida Hotel And Friends Open In Winter Haven

At a recent family press event in New York City, the Legoland team from both coasts came together to announce the latest Legoland Hotel, opening May 15, 2015 at the Legoland Florida Resort in Winter Haven.There was a lot of excitement because the company was introducing a fourth style of hotel room at this...

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Miami, Florida Attractions

Miami, Florida is no longer a haven only for grandparents, but a very kid-friendly place, rich in cultural diversity and just plain fun. Perhaps it's the pervasive influence of the Latin culture with its multi-generational families, maybe it's the warm climate that encourages relaxation, or the fact that most of Miami's family attractions are built around the great outdoors, incorporating palm trees,...

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Going Wild At Busch Gardens Tampa

From high-speed coasters, to incredible up-close encounters with exotic creatures of the African grasslands, Busch Gardens, Tampa in central Florida is ready to be explored. The addition of the Cheetah Hunt coaster allows guests to enjoy the incredible speed of the world’s fastest animal as...

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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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