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Vancouver Island – Whale Watching And More

Vancouver Island is very different from the glamorous city; it's British Columbia's eco-haven for outdoors families interested in bikes, hikes and gray whales. Every summer, over eight million tourists come to Vancouver for the West Coast experience: the sunsets, the beaches, the scenery. And yet, every weekend, crowds of Vancouverites escape to someplace further west. Their...

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Best Guided Tours Of New York City

When little –- or big -- people get tired out from sightseeing in New York City, it’s time to join a guided tour and let others do the hard work of navigating traffic, mass transit, and the city's legendary general mayhem. And if it's your first time visiting one of the most exciting and diverse cities for families...

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Grand-Friendly Franklyn D. Resort, Jamaica

This Jamaican resort known as FDR has great kids clubs, a unique nanny system, special packages and activities for every member of your family. Thirty years ago, Jamaica invented the "all-inclusive resort" and while singles and couples love the concept, surely guests with kids and grandkids need it most of all. Since family resorts these days seem to have thought of everything: convenient...

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The Northwest’s Rosario Resort And Spa, Orcas Island

A favorite family resort in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington is being transformed. Island getaways don't need to be tropical: consider, for example, pretty little Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands off the Washington coast. Not far from Seattle, it is in the sunnier "Banana Belt." Orcas has deer, whales, eagles, and forest...

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Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

It's a favorite with parents, kids 2 to 12-years and even hard-to-please teens, and one of Club Med's top family destinations.Club Med began decades ago, when a vacation visionary, Gerard Blitz, living in post-war Paris, launched Club Mediterranée as a non-profit sports club. He pitched a tent village on a Mediterranean beach using WWII army surplus tents and...

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France’s Parc Asterix

Discover a distinctly French theme park just outside of Paris.Ah, Paris, France: city of art, and history, and monuments; and when the kids need a break from all that haute culture, well, there's that great theme park just out of town... Parc Astérix. If you're unacquainted with Astérix, you're in for a treat: the "Astérix" comics have been popular for...

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