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Windsurf And Kite Board Family Vacations In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

I am on my way to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, land of travel fantasies, windsuring and kite boarding vacations for hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.  It's 38ºF and raining but on the JetBlue jetway in front of me a guy is joking, "70 and cloudy, why are we going to DR anyway?"  Behind me four homies are putting away their Beats headsets...

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Carnival Launches Year Round Cruising from New York City

Carnival Cruise Lines is expanding its presence in New York City, with the Miracle offering year-round service from the Big Apple from the spring of 2012.  This is great news for families in the New York metropolitan area who are looking for a great pay-one-price vacation, without the hassle of flying.  Choose...

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Vail Hotels And Condominiums

We look at Vail's three base villages to find the top-value lodgings that will make you open your wallet for an elite vacation at this famous Colorado mountain resort. What is most surprising to a first-time visitor to Colorado' s legendary mountain town of Vail is its long and narrow shape. Nestled into a narrow valley between I-70 and the steep slopes of Vail Mountain, the town stretches...

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One of Cancun's older resorts, The Royal Cancun (formerly the Club Internacional de Cancún) has a small footprint, is as tall as the palm trees (three stories) and is tucked into a quiet cove at the north end of the hotel zone. It may be compact, but with spacious rooms, each with its own kitchen, and a pretty beachfront sheltered by the...

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Waterpark Meets Beach At The Gran Caribe Real Cancun Resort

With 477 suites, a pirate-themed waterpark and a friendly staff notable for wanting to please all guests, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is a five-star family experience. Occupying a quarter of a mile of white sand on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, this resort provides guests with ample opportunity to have fun in the Caribbean sun. Along...

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A Primer To The U.S. Virgin Islands – St. John, St. Thomas, St. Croix

No passport? No problem with this family's reviews of the U.S. Virgin Islands to help you decide which of America' s Caribbean isles is right for your family beach vacation. American family in search of hassle-free Caribbean vacation? It’s a no brainer: the U.S. Virgin Islands. No need for passports or foreign currency, everybody speaks English and your hair...

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Free Lodging, Lift Tix and Air Offers at Snowy Mammoth Mountain California

Savvy skiers and snowboarders have known that Mammoth Mountain offers some of the best and most scenic skiing in the West.  It's been a tough start to winter for many mountain resorts, but now that the snow has arrived in northern California, Mammoth is celebrating with winter vacation packages. Woohoo! The mountain's magnificent setting was recognized as...

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Le Meridien Cancun Resort For Families With Pets

If a Cancun beach resort vacation with the family means snorkeling, sunbathing, and day trips to some of Mexico’s exciting Mayan ruins, why are you worrying about the dog? At the French-flavored Le Meridien Cancun Resort in Quintana Roo, Mexico, having a pet isn’t a problem. They welcome your two-legged...

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Bigger Is Better At The All-Inclusive Iberostar Cancun Resort

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Dream Big About a Caribbean Family Vacation in Aruba

With the temperatures dropping, it's easy to dream about a family beach vacation on the Caribbean island of Aruba. Located outside of the hurricane belt, a mere 19 miles north of the Venezuelan coast, Aruba's climate is perfect "bathing suit weather" -- an average 81º F year round. Picture yourself there, participate in our Families Dream Big giveaway,...

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