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Ten Safety Tips For Winter Road Trips

Highway safety is a major concern on family road trips, especially in winter when snow and ice can make driving conditions especially treacherous. With the arrival of the winter holidays comes sometimes treacherous -- rainy, icy, snowy -- driving conditions. Driving slowly and carefully is a must, but we also have some common sense road safety tips that are worth repeating. And don't forget...

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What’s Free In London Over The Holidays

While spending money during Christmas seems the thing to do; London England actually offers great traditional family activities that come at the best price: free. The city that inspired Dickens’s holiday classic "A Christmas Carol" is simply magical at the holidays: the air is crisp and filled with the smell of chestnuts roasting, the pubs often have open fires, and...

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Riviera Maya Hotels And Resorts

If Cancun sound too busy, consider staying in the heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, and enjoy eco-tourism, history, and fantastic beaches along the Yucatan Peninsula. Families will find dozens of quality resorts, tiny boutique hotels and budget hideaways to meet every vacation interest. Orientation to the Riviera Maya on Mexico's East Coast The...

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Four Best Things to Do in Grand Cayman with Kids

If you're traveling to Grand Cayman there are four activities that should be at the top of your list: Seeing the Grand Cayman Turtle Farm, trying the Shipwreck Exploration Snorkel for Kids, exploring Stingray City and, lastly, eating out.   Grand Cayman Turtle Farm The...

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Country Christmas Holiday in the Country Music Capital

Looking for a winter family getaway with style and holiday cheer? Try the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, located on a sprawling 9-acre property in Nashville, Tennessee. It's the largest non-gaming facility in the US, and uses this space to full advantage...  especially for kids. The 2,881 rooms are comfortably decorated in warm colors, and have either...

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Who Says Carnivals Are Just For Kids? Cruise for All Ages

With a name like Carnival, this cruise sounds like it would be a blast – for the kids.  However, it really is fun for the whole family because where else would you find a waterslide and a hot tub on the same floor?  So whether you’re a parent, grandparent, kid, or teen, Carnival has something for you. My family and I had a great experience this summer...

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Queenstown, Adventure Capital Of New Zealand

Calling Queenstown the Belle of New Zealand's South Island is scant praise to bestow upon this gorgeous lakefront town surrounded by snow-capped mountains and endless views. Instead, we compared it to our visits to other alpine adventure favorites, and found more spunk than Bend, Oregon; better scenery than Lake Tahoe; tastier restaurants than Vail; and better shopping than Banff,...

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Hurricane Season – Need To Know

Agitated by the constant hurricane updates on the Weather Channel and other media? Need to answer your kid's questions about hurricanes? Here's some basic scientific information about the scary storms that come with familiar names, and how to weather them. Typically over 300-miles wide and possessing winds that extend for hundreds of miles more, hurricanes are...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid, New York

Families and outdoor enthusiasts alike will enjoy the down-home feel and state of the art eco-friendly accommodations at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid, New York. The town of  Lake Placid, a longtime favorite of families and adventure vacationers alike, is the heart of Adirondack Park, the largest protected land in the United States with some...

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Grand-Friendly Franklyn D. Resort, Jamaica

This Jamaican resort known as FDR has great kids clubs, a unique nanny system, special packages and activities for every member of your family. Thirty years ago, Jamaica invented the "all-inclusive resort" and while singles and couples love the concept, surely guests with kids and grandkids need it most of all. Since family resorts these days seem to have thought of everything: convenient...

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