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Mariposa, The Heart of Yosemite

According to Jeffrey Hentz of the Yosemite/Mariposa Tourism Bureau, in Yosemite National Park, "everyone is a photographer." The park's breath-taking views of over 1,100 square miles of natural scenery create the perfect backdrop for anyone with a camera. Yosemite was established as a national park in October...

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Alaska’s Alyeska Resort

Experience a variety of scenic adventures for all ages in and around Anchorage, from your home base at the 50th state's favorite ski resort.How does someone who feels frozen as soon as the temperature drops below 55° wind up in Alaska for a vacation? After doing some research for one of FTF's members and seeing photographs of its beauty, I decided to pack my fleece clothing and go. In August,...

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Omotenashi:1,300 Years of Japanese Hospitality Await

Families traveling to Japan who want to give their children a taste of authentic Japanese hospitality will find it easier than ever plan their vacations, thanks to the Ryokan Collection. For those who don’t know, a ryokan is a traditional Japanese-style inn, the likes of which have been a central part of Japanese culture...

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Kokohead section on the Kohala Coast of Oahu.
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My Family Adventure In Oahu

Beautiful beaches like Waikiki and the historical Pearl Harbor site are just two of the top Hawaii attractions on Oahu, Hawaii's best known tourist destination. Many first time visitors to Hawai'i equate it with Honolulu, and the island of Oahu with Waikiki. That's a pity.  While Waikiki Beach in Honolulu is a key attraction -- certainly it's the best central location to stay -- O'ahu has so much...

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A Ski and Soak Weekend at Camelback

In a winter where snow is scarce across the United States, planning an extended ski vacation can feel like an expensive risk, especially for those new to the sport. Tristate families can minimize the risk and maximize the fun by planning a trip to Camelback Mountain, Pennsylvania, which is an easy drive from New York City and offers everything from equipment rentals and lessons to a wide variety...

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It’s Easy Being Green On Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Forget Kermit's self-doubts. Kids and adults will discover how much fun they can have within an incredibly well sustained biosphere on the Osa Peninsula.Named one of the most biologically intense places on the earth by National Geographic magazine, the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is THE place to see throngs of animals and birds, including many rare and endangered species.  In...

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Costa Rica’s Lapa Rios: River Of Scarlet Macaws

If eco-lodge makes you think "rustic," read on about a high-end place that offers unique accommodations, gourmet meals, attentive staff and spa treatments on the remote Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica.Lapa Rios, loosely translated as "River of Scarlet Macaws," is a luxury eco-resort situated in a private 1,000-acre nature reserve.  Located...

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Year-Round Fun in Panama City Beach

Known for its sugary white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, Panama City Beach has rapidly grown from a quiet beachside military town to spring break partyland and finally a family-friendly destination.  You probably already knew Panama City Beach could keep the kids entertained with activities from go-karting to boogie boarding. But there are also has plenty of indoor options for rain days...

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Five Reasons We Love Montego Bay For Families

Montego Bay, the second largest city in Jamaica, is a popular location for a family Caribbean holiday. With history dating to the mid-17th century when it was a sugar port, “MoBay”, now a tourist destination, is home to many resorts -- some located on former sugar cane plantation property. Vacationers come for the beaches, golf courses, a cruise line terminal, restaurants, shopping opportunities,...

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Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

A previous winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Luxury Family Travel, Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica, offers the ultimate splurge vacation: a high-end experience for adults that welcomes and embraces young guests.  This super luxe resort gets a fresh look in 2015:Travelers who are reluctant to abandon the more traditional elements...

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