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Elliot, Regan and Zander at Sunday River.
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Skiing Sunday River Is A Peak Maine Experience

Thrill to the top quality experience with kids when skiing Sunday River in Maine: easy access, friendly staff, great grooming and spectacular scenery. A favorite of New England...

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When In Rome for the Second Time

Rome is one of those cities that gets better with age and experience, making your second visit the ideal time to explore lesser known sights.  Assuming that you saw our

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Sightseeing boats and attractions line Chicago's Navy Pier.
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Chicago, Illinois Attractions

With museums, theatre and outdoor fun galore, Chicago is a happening destination packed with family attractions for travelers of all ages. You can plan a visit at any time of year...

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Closeup of manatee and snorkeler.
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Swimming With Manatees, Gentle Giants of the Sea

Swim and explore the undersea world of the manatee in Crystal River, home to the largest concentration of Florida manatees in the world. These lovable mammals are native to the bays and fresh-water estuaries...

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Windsor Castle with the British flag welcoming visitors.
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Join the Royals at Windsor Castle

One of the noblest of treats on a London holiday lies on the outskirts of London -- the town of Windsor and its famous Windsor Castle, which makes every visitor feel regal. The Royal castle,...

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Berlin, Germany Attractions

As one of Europe's hottest cities, Berlin, Germany is teeming with the latest shops, restaurants, galleries, clubs and boutique hotels. But it's also a city with a rich history and a lively art center,...

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The Internet of Things Sails Out to Sea

In a technologically stunning presentation in New York, Royal Caribbean Cruises unveiled its next generation of digital innovations aimed at making the passenger experience “frictionless”—giving...

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Cuba is Closer at the American Museum of Natural History

Cuba, a Caribbean isle whose recently unmuted siren song is attracting sophisticated travelers, has just come a little closer. In conjunction with the island nation of Cuba opening up to foreign...

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Mixing Fun and Volunteering on a Fathom Cruise

The recently created Fathom Cruises, a division of the mammoth Carnival Cruise Line, offers a kind of social good cruise unprecedented in the industry. For the inaugural Dominican Republic itinerary,...

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Spring Skiing: Squaw Alpine Does It Right

Think T-shirts, hiking shorts and polypropylene socks and you'll get a hint of the magic of spring ski season while the snow lasts. I know from experience that families want good snow plus sunshine...

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How A Global Entry Card Will Reduce Airport Hassles

Over the past month, I've been going through the process of joining the Global Entry program. The government enticed me by saying, "Global Entry is a national program enabling Customs...

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Tour the World from the Comfort of Your Theater Seat

"Traveling Papers" has to be among the rarest of theater events -- a play based on travel writing -- and among the easiest and most fun trips I've ever taken. I am pleased to report that it is a very...

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Snow Thrills at Valcartier Vacation Village in Quebec

Imagine a snow-capped theme park that in winter has as many sled and tubing rides as the major waterparks, and in summer melts into a major waterpark, too. Say “Bonjour” to

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Windham Mountain Resort, New York’s Best Kept Ski Secret

Sometimes time and circumstances don't permit us to get to the very best or biggest mountain resort for a family snow getaway - that's when you discover resorts like this metro-area New York secret...

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Alta, On Top Of The Ski World In Utah

Snow-loving families know Little Cottonwood Canyon shelters the hardcore charms of Alta, a classic mountain resort which celebrated its 75th anniversary in the 2012-2013 winter season....

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Winterlude in Ottawa

Pack your bags and head to the capital and shy star of Ontario province -- Ottawa, Canada -- for a winter wonderland.Among Canadian cities, Ottawa best straddles the nation's cultural schisms....

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Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Colorado

When there's snow in Colorado, having Bachelor the golden lab reclining by the grand fireplace makes the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch the ultimate in luxury and warmth for a family snowsports vacation. As...

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Exploring The Wild West In Fort Worth, Texas

For over 140 years, Fort Worth, Texas has fully earned its nickname, “Cowtown.” So, if you’ve come to Texas for a taste of the Old West, this is the place.From the late 1870s until the...

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Copenhagen, Denmark Attractions

Celebrate the Little Mermaid's centennial in a city packed with fine arts, family-friendly attractions and accessibility; the Scandinavian capital of Copenhagen, Denmark is a great...

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The Best Credit Card And Foreign Exchange Rates For International Travel

Looking for the best credit card with no international fees and the smartest way to exchange currency? Savvy travelers know the challenges and money-saving strategies for managing their vacation dollars...

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Waterfront Fun And Festivals In Norfolk, Virginia

Each June at Harborfest, the mid-size American city of Norfolk, Virginia turns out to be a family destination of major merit and interest. Norfolk is actually home to more...

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The Real Turks And Caicos

A family of FTF experts share their experience on the beautiful beaches of Providenciales and the other islands of the TCI. If you ask upscale family travelers where Turks and Caicos is, many...

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Cheap Skiing In Family-Friendly Brighton, Utah

Brighton is this skier's pick for the best value snowsports vacation in Utah, where ski hills are many, close to Salt Lake City and super competitive.Salt Lake City, Utah sits in the epicenter...

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Legoland Windsor, Britain’s Themepark

Let Family Travel Forum show you around this wonderful theme park for children in England, a fabulous day trip from London for kids ages 3-11 years and Lego fans of any age. Let's cut straight...

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Denmark Family Attractions

In addition to the many delights of Copenhagen, Denmark boasts Helsingor, Hillerod, Odense and Roskilde, towns of rural charm and varied local cultures.Our base for exploration of Denmark was Copenhagen,...

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A Gentleman Rancher At Wildcatter Ranch, Graham, Texas

Ask a Texan to choose between a dude ranch and a fine dining, wellness spa, and Hill Country resort, and this is what you get for a great family vacation.In the lexicon of guest ranches there are...

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The U.K. Snow

I can safely say, without any hesitation, unequivocally, without any shadow of a doubt I bleeding hate the snow.  Fun for...

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What’s happened in Haiti

I have been reading about the terrible earthquake that struck Haiti,  just outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince.  Estimates are now of more than 100,000 people killed by this earthquake with...

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Vermont’s Smugglers Notch For Grown-Ups

A Vermont mountain known for its super children's programs makes the thrill of discovery available in an adults-only camp rated M. There's something funny about Smugglers' Notch Resort, a ski...

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Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Whale-watching, black raspberry-picking, hiking, good eating, arts n' crafts, and elk-tracking are a few of the quiet family pleasures to be found in California's most popular park preserve. Whale-watching,...

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Bozman, Maryland

We were RV camping on the Chesapeake Bay peninsula a few years ago, when I noticed on the map a town with my family name: Bozman, Maryland. We had to go visit, and soon discovered...

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Utah’s Sky High Deer Valley Resort

How posh can your family ski vacation get? Learn about Utah's top-notch celebrity getaway and decide if it offers value to you.In the universe of upscale ski resorts, Utah's Deer...

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Turks And Caicos: Hotels, Resorts, And Restaurants

Drawing from their trip to the Atlantic islands of Turks & Caicos, the authors offer tips on some of the best family accommodations and dining venues. Provo's Family Resorts and Condominiums Most...

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Finding Freedom At Boston’s Liberty Hotel

Hip, new Boston, Massachusetts hotel -- families looking for a happening place to stay can find a "Get Out of Jail" pass at Boston's reformed jailhouse.Most of us will never spend a night...

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Rotterdam, Netherlands Hotels And Resorts

Rotterdam is a compact city, with most of the elements of interest to tourists grouped near the harbor. There are several hotels which would be suitable for traveling families in this area.  There...

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Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort

This writer examines one of the top resorts at Beaver Creek that will suit your family's needs.Winding west from Denver, through the long and narrow Vail Valley, and a few miles north through...

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Family-Friendly River Outfitters

Selecting the best outfitter for your family's whitewater rafting adventure may be the most crucial decision you'll make; here are some recommendations. When you're ready to raft with...

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Off-Road Adventures On Dirtbikes And ATVs

Take the high road on introducing ATV and dirtbike riding to kids: safety always comes first and practice makes perfect. As a family, we have always enjoyed the adventure sports of speed—skiing,...

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Jet Ski Adventures For The Family

A curious dad and an adventurous son discover the joy of jet skis on a Connecticut River outing, and learn about personal watercraft safety in the process. There are many sporting activities...

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Dressed To Kill Sunburn, Sweat And Mosquitoes in ExOfficio

Adventuring families embarking on a big trip need the right clothes to go from day trip to dinner table and ExOfficio makes many stylish and practical options.Regular travelers know how tough it...

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Segwaying Your Way Through The World

Introducing kids to two-wheeled electric sightseeing aboard the innovative Segway personal transporter is a pleasure for adults, too. While in Paris last year, my family rented bikes for a leisurely...

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White Water White Hair: River Rafting For All Ages

With grandparents along, a Canadian whitewater rafting trip becomes an unforgettable multi-generational adventure. As they sipped a caffe latté in the Nouveau Monde office off Mont Tremblant's...

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A Long Winter’s Weekend In Berlin, Germany

To a family who adore off-season weekend trips to Europe, Berlin before Christmas is the most child-friendly place of all. Don't miss the city's famed Christmasmarkets, too.Berlin is...

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Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, California

Hollywood's classiest upscale hotel transforms itself on request into an urban resort for sightseeing families.You might have heard of the Beverly Wilshire, a legendary hotel smack dab in the...

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From Aswan To Luxor: Egypt Along The Nile

A cruise on the Nile River makes for an exciting - and surprisingly affordable - family trip to Egypt. Here's an account of how history can come alive when you fix in some fun and good food. A cruise...

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