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Wedding gazebo on the beach at an interval ownership resort in Los Cabos.
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Is It Worth Going To A Timeshare Sales Pitch: What You Need To Know

We spent three hours of a recent vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico sitting through our first ever timeshare sales pitch. Here’s the reality of our experience. Read on to evaluate...

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Vintage photo of guests enjoying the Tiki Bar on the sand outside the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort. Photo c. Hilton
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3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

A family vacation for a Florida New Year's can be a low-cost, beachside adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking and plenty of outdoor attractions by day and join holiday festivities at...

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A 400-pound Peeps chick rings in the new year in Bethlehem, PA.
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Celebrate First Night On New Years

Archaeologists believe the Babylonians were the first civilization to celebrate "First Night" or the New Year. They planned an 11-day holiday tied to the vernal (spring) equinox...

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Living area at the Cashe House hostel, part of the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming.
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Skiing On A Budget

Mountainside hostels at ski areas -- as well as some private inns and Airbnbs -- make skiing on a budget possible. These cozy, new style ski hostels invite families to enjoy snow...

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Glittering trres and ribbon sculptures star at Blossoms of Light in Denver, Colorado.
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Top Holiday Lights Celebrations Across America

We love the holiday season — the decorations, starry lights, religious displays and multicultural celebrations that light up cities and towns everywhere from November to January.

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field of Christmas trees
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Real Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree in the wild or at a real Christmas tree farm? We make it easy with...

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three kids sledding in snow
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Kids Ski Free And Learn To Ski Passes

Make getting out on the snow your New Year's resolution with amazing Kids Ski Free and Student Learn To Ski Passes. These free and low-cost passes are available to local (and visiting)...

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Baby in car seat
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50 Tips For Road Trips

Here's our top 50 tried n' true road trip tips, culled from families who've logged enough car miles to circumnavigate the globe. 

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Classic train waiting to depart the Strasbourg Pennsylvania station.
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7 Top Train Trips for Exploring the East

With more than 50 years of service experience, Amtrak presents seven top Eastern train trips -- all short ones ideal for family-friendly trips. We know families with little ones...

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