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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Water & Themeparks

The Very Best Spring Break Vacation Ideas

Spring is our favorite time of year -- a season of beginnings and growth -- and an ideal time to travel affordably between the pricey winter break and crowded summer months. Here are 37 fresh destinations and family adventure ideas selected with our partners at TakingtheKids.com. Use our guide today to make your spring break vacation planning easier, or just get a headstart on summer, and please share your own discoveries below.

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Author: Tas Anjarwalla

Tags : Winter Getaway

Quebec Carnaval Celebrates Family Fun In Snow And Ice

Carnaval is a wintry, family-friendly wonderland that comes alive when the temperatures drop in the heart of the “world’s snow capital” -- Quebec City in Quebec province, eastern Canada.
 

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Winter Getaway

This Year's Best Ski And Snow Family Vacations

Winter is a great time to introduce kids to the great outdoors, whether you're at one of North America's top mountain resorts, snowmobiling on local trails, or throwing snowballs at a national park. Not only is it healthy to take some vacation days and get the whole family away from their screens; it’s also easy to find snow activities to do together, regardless of age or ability level, and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate. Before you’re couchbound watching the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics (Feb.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : USA

Kids Free Learn To Ski Passes

Kids Free and Student Learn To Ski Passes provided to local schoolchildren by several states are a great value for family ski vacations and introduce residents to the winter recreation around them. We like to apply the expression “think globally, act locally” to teaching our kids snowsports –- let them dream of conquering the runs at Sochi, but start them off small at a local mountain. Why not try a new sport when you've got nothing to lose?

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : USA

Skiing On A Budget

Mountainside hostels, many private inns and Airbnbs invite families to enjoy snow sports in cheap, comfortable, spotless and private facilities at new style ski hostels.

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Author: Allison Hyman-Tibaldi

Tags : Watersports

On Earth's Edge In Tofino

If you’re looking for an adventurous family vacation immersed in nature, Tofino should be on your list. This small community on the West side of Vancouver Island, in the province of British Columbia, Canada, offers striking scenery, active adventures and a hip atmosphere that should delight even hard-to-please teenagers.

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Author: David Bucci

Tags : Blogs, Canada, Cheap Vacation, Colorado, Couples, Europe, France, Italy, Kids, Multigen, Quebec, Snowsports, Teens, Travel Trends, Winter Getaway

6 Ski Destinations Worth Swapping Your House For

Lodging, lift tickets, lessons and rental equipment all make ski holidays seem expensive, so we often avoid what could be the winter trip of a lifetime due to cost. Now, home exchange is here to help the family budget, and services like GuesttoGuest make it easy.

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Author: Teresa Plowright

Tags : Multigen

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.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Weekend & Short Break

Living the Broadway Dream on Vacation

"Awaken your highest potential!" they claim. Unlike the P.T. Barnum’s of old, the Broadway Dreams program for young people interested in theater arts really delivers and makes the basis of a fun family vacation.

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Author: glenluzong

Tags : USA

Lighthouses For The Night

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and if you've never thought about staying in one, this is your chance.  In 1789, the United States passed an Act in support of all lighthouses, beacons, and public piers. More than 200 years later, several historic beacons offer affordable, family-friendly lodging along the East and West coasts of North America.

 

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