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Extreme Family Adventures In Ogden, Utah

Ogden, Utah has two vital assets --  warmer winter temperatures than much of Rockies and low-altitude mountain resorts -- that make it a special destination for active families. Snowsports fans come for winter days that rarely drop below 10°F, an extraordinary amount of fresh, fluffy powder that falls continuously, and bargain prices. The clear mountain skies,...

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A Ski Utah Dream At Powder Mountain

Funky Powder Mountain resort in northern Utah is known for the 500" of powder dumped during the season and left for skiers and riders to discover. It's the perfect family destination for those traveling with expert skiers, powder chasers or the snow-seeking groupies who use SkiUtah's Powder Alert smartphone app to learn when and where the storms have hit.

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The Fairmont Hotels Of Bermuda

We headed east to review The Fairmont Southampton and The Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotels in Bermuda thinking they would be the perfect resort duo for us – a family with young adult children taking advantage of that rare moment when everybody’s schedules lined up. One kid had graduated from college a few days earlier and hadn’t found a job yet, and the other...

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Top 10 Getaway for Family Togetherness – Marriott Vacation Club International

In 2005, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners honored Marriott Vacation Club International as a Top Resort Chain for Family Togetherness and it's still a winner. When FTF celebrated the 8th annual Top 10 Getaways awards, we acknowledged the latest trend -- family-together vacations. We honored hospitality, timeshare and eco-tourism businesses that have made it possible for...

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Passports Overboard? St. Thomas Resort in USVI Welcomes Families

Looking for a great family escape for Spring Break? Didn't have time to get a passport? The Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott (800/524-2000) is offering a variety of packages, including the “Escape!  Family Package” offer. This offer requires a 3-, 4-, or 5-night stay, which...

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A Grand Discovery in St. Lucia: Anse Chastanet

If you've had a vision of what an ideal family hotel might be on a tropical island, we think we may have found it at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia. Say "St. Lucia, West Indies" to almost anybody and they immediately conjure up a picture of the famous Pitons, twin volcanic peaks rising steeply out of a sparkling blue sea, each covered with a mantle of lush green vegetation....

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Single Mom Shares Travel Tips

Single parents will find expert advice on going solo with the kids from a professional traveler and her family. I could write a book on this topic after more than 30 years in the business of sending families on villa holidays around the world. As a late-in-life Mom with protective instincts bordering on paranoia, I thought of just about everything when I started taking my child on inspection...

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The Buccaneer St. Croix

If you're looking for old-world  elegance in a family-friendly resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands, this hill topper in St. Criox may be your answer . The Caribbean's Most Historic Resort Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, The Buccaneer in St. Croix...

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Custom Itinerary: Volunteering Vacation with Older Teens

Q: Andy L. of Conneticuit has decided that it's high time his kids learned something about the value of money. He's decided to take them on a volunteer trip so they can do some work with their hands and witness with their own eyes how people less fortunate than them live, but is unsure about where to start, especially when most sites seem to cater to adults only. A: As honorable...

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Cruising Italian Style Aboard Costa Atlantica

This family travel specialist shares her experience of sailing the western Caribbean with the Italian-owned and very glamorous Costa Cruise Line. In 2000, Costa Cruise Line's newest most glamorous ship, the Atlantica, debuted in the United States.  Not long after, my 4-year-old daughter made her cruise debut on Costa's new flagship!  Both the Atlantica...

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