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Rainy Day Activities in Orlando

Hitting the Orlando theme parks may conjure up images of sunshine and blue skies, but especially in summer, families often encounter an overcast and damp day. You can still enjoy everything from Disney to Universal in the rain, though little and big kids alike may not find it the adventure they were hoping for. If your plans are flexible, venture past the theme parks and find something fun...

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Live Like a Local on Vacation

Going on vacation doesn’t have to resemble living out of a suitcase while your kids run wild. Vacation homes and condos make for a comfortable and relaxing stay, whether you remain in your own home state or travel across the country. We’ve discovered a few...

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Playa del Carmen Hotels And Resorts

Mexico's busy little port Playa del Carmen is a hotbed of small boutique hotels and condos for families who want to get away from large all-inclusive resorts. Playa del Carmen is the biggest town along the Riviera Maya, that beautiful hundred-plus-mile stretch of gold sand beaches on the Caribbean coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Colorful “Playa” as it’s known, was for many years...

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Enjoy Thanksgiving Luxury at Marriott Palm Beach

Whether you're traveling to Florida, visiting Grandma, or just enjoying the sunshine in your home state; get out of the ktichen and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in luxury this year.   Skip the generic restaurants with overcooked turkey and gather around a traditional holiday dinner at the

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Road Trip USA: Florida US1 From Jacksonville To Key West

Welcome to Routes 1 and A1A, the twin coastal roads along the Atlantic coast between Jacksonville and Key West that provide a great beach getaway road trip. U.S. Route 1 runs along the eastern coast of the United States for more than 2,000 miles between Key West, Florida and Fort Kent, Maine. Designed in the 1920's to cover a route similar to that of the old Atlantic Highway, it connects the major...

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Falling Peso Means Big Savings on Fall Trips to Mexico

In the last six months, the value of the Mexican peso against the U.S. dollar has decreased about 15%, making Mexico vacations more affordable than ever. New direct flights from Southwest have added to the airlift, which means airfares are lower, too. We’ll use Puerto Vallarta, a beach town we know well, as an example of all the reasons to travel this fall with fewer vacation...

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When Compassion and Travel Work Toward a Cure

October is the month to "Think Pink," the time of year we focus on breast cancer, a disease that affects more than 1.7 million new people each year and represents 25% of all cancers in women. In order to increase awareness of the disease, foster compassion for survivors and inspire them to travel, several companies have special offers and fund-raising deals. Here's a sampling, starting with...

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Plan Your Next Trip with America’s Most Popular Family Vacations

Are you among the majority of Americans who say they didn't take a vacation at all in the past year? Does that make you happy? The US Travel Association reported 9 out of 10 Americans say their happiest memories come from vacation, so what are you waiting for? Our latest e-guidebook, America’s Most Popular Family Vacations, sponsored by Diamond Resorts International®,...

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Weekend Getaway At A Luxurious Los Cabos Hacienda

Los Cabos sits at the southernmost tip of Baja California, offering dramatic vistas of stunning shores and Land’s End. No wonder it’s one of Mexico’s top tourist destinations, with accommodations to suit every style and budget. Visitors are enticed here courtesy of its magnificent natural resources. Thanks to a collective embrace of sustainable practices, Los Cabos has earned numerous...

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Airbnb Gets Into the Ski Business

With a bold move into a lodging segment that has traditionally belonged to the managed rental, condo and timeshare market, Airbnb is offering a $100 discount to winter sports enthusiasts who book their stay in an Airbnb accommodation with a new ski promotion.   What's the Big Deal? First...

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