Mexico Archives - My Family Travels
New Year's Eve fireworks over harbor of Puerto Vallarta
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11 Great Mexico Fall Festivals to Celebrate in Puerto Vallarta

Planning your visit during a local holiday or one of Mexico's fall festivals is a special way to enjoy the country's cultural traditions and heritage, often at no cost. Celebrations...

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Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
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21 Fall Getaways For 2021

Let’s celebrate by planning our fall family getaways. No, we’re not celebrating the end of the pandemic, not with the Delta...

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead – A Oaxaca Celebration

If you thought that in the States we had something pretty crazy with Halloween, wait until you spend Dia de los Muertos, the annual three-day holiday of October 31, November...

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Oahu four men on standup paddleboards
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Top Beach Breaks, Places to Surf and Surfing Schools

Looking for the top surfing schools and beach breaks because surfer slang has washed over your conversations? Book one of these places to surf and your family will learn the sport...

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Man and woman look at an electronic board of shore excursions aboard a Princess cruise ship.
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Waited Long Enough? It’s Time To Cruise

Haven’t you waited long enough? It’s time to cruise, whether on a bucket list trip to Alaska, the Islands of Hawaii or...

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Grand Residences Riviera Cancun: Vacation Paradise for Families

Sometimes, luck is on your side and you choose a resort that suits your family as perfectly as milk goes with cookies, like Mickey’s made for Minnie, the way Fred dances with...

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Whale sharks swimming off Cancun.
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A Swim with Whale Sharks Makes the Hit List

Well it wasn't on my Life's Greatest Hits list but with a birthday coming up and a son graduating from college I couldn't resist the opportunity to swim with whale sharks...

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Permission To Travel and Travel Consent Letters And Why You Need Them

Adults traveling outside the U.S. with children under 18, other than their own, must have a Permission or minor travel consent letter from both of the minors' guardians. The travel consent letter also...

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Beachfront pool of Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa del Carmen.
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Playa del Carmen Best Places To Stay

Mexico's busy little port Playa del Carmen is a hotbed of small boutique hotels and condos that are the best places to stay for families who want to get away from large all-inclusive...

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