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Virgin Gorda By Sail

A seven day sail to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, proves to be the perfect ticket for one couple on leave from their teens.I approached Virgin Gorda as Columbus did.... by sail. Anegada is the first landfall from the north, a barely perceptible island hardly higher than sea level, visible only because of the few palm trees that appear incongruously on the horizon. Some...

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Daily Weddings in St. Thomas

Our family visited St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands this summer. We stayed at the great Wyndham Resort, where our kids loved the private beach and the 31+ acres. The resort is huge, with five tennis courts, a kids' club, three pools with waterfalls, and a movie theater. The best part for the kids...

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Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte is one of the last family-owned ski areas. The pricing is excellent for families there. The kids pay a fee equal to their own ages (from ages 5 to 12) for a lift ticket, and it has a very cute little town.There's a free shuttle bus and numerous restaurants.  Other things to do in the area include free guided mountain tours, dogsledding, and ice-skating.

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Antigua’s Curtain Bluff

One of the most memorable family vacations for my high-end clients is in Antigua, at the Curtain Bluff Resort.  This country club-style resort has been in operation for more than 50 years and has its traditional ways, but it actually seems to get better with age. The general manager greets every arriving guest and immediately makes them feel welcome.  The service is consistenly excellent...

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Anguilla is Where Our Families Meet

Once every winter my family, and my husband's siblings and parents, all try to meet for one week at the Carimar Beach Club (800/235-8667, 264/497-6881). in Anguilla. Anguilla is only a one-hour flight from Puerto Rico and very near to St. Maarten, and the Carimar is next door to the deluxe Malliouhana Hotel and very near the CuisinArt...

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Families Chillin’ Caribbean Style

FTF's annual teen travel writing scholarship reveals what teens are feeling about their latest family vacations in the Caribbean isles. Just the word 'Caribbean' brings to mind warm sandy beaches and hammocks swinging gently under the bright sun. Relaxing on the beach all day, every day, sounds like teen Paradise. But how will you make this trip a memorable one for your teen? Whether you...

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Europe Ski Holidays, US Ski Holidays

Three generations of inveterate American skiers review favorite mountain resorts in the US -- East and West -- and Europe. Ski resorts out West? Ski holidays Europe? It's hard to imagine a family with more skiing interest or experience than the Crystal clan. Grandparents Fred and Phyllis Crystal started skiing in the late 1950s, and brought their three children onto the slopes...

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Dominica Eco-Adventures

Loved by active adventurers, low key nature buffs and kids looking for an eco-friendly Caribbean vacation that is off the beaten path.Dominica is one of the least known islands in the Caribbean, cradled between Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. In my recent travels there, I was struck by the natural beauty and timeless quality of this virtually undiscovered territory. As...

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Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's newest and biggest ship plies the Caribbean Sea and gets a full inspection from FTF's cruise admiral and her kids.I admit it was the promise of on-board surfing that inspired us to try a seven-day Caribbean cruise on the new Liberty of the Seas. But once on board, my 14-year-old daughter Chloe and I discovered that surfing is just part of the ship's new...

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Skiing Italian Style At Sestriere

For an ultimate family ski trip with some dolce vita, lots of pasta and fun lessons, this family chose an all-inclusive resort in Sestriere, Italy. Here's their review of the mountain that starred in the Torino Olympics. With over 400 kms (240 miles) of groomed trails linking five ski resorts, the Alta Val di Susa region's Via...

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