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All-Inclusive Caribbean Vacations

Here's a primer on what all-inclusive vacations mean at DR, St. Lucia and Bahamas resorts, where one price buys room, board and fun!Recently I read a plaintive letter to a popular travel magazine asking how he or she could visit tropical beaches with two children under 5-years-old. That got me thinking. There was a time when moms and dads dropped the kids at Grandma's and took off for that...

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Star Trekking: 07-08: 2009: Sail The Sea With Disney Stars

Disney Cruise Line is striving to give your kids what they want with their Disney Channel Summer at Sea Cruises. Many stars from popular Disney Channel shows will be on board the Disney Wonder and sail with guests. For eight nights, different stars will perform and give your kids a special opportunity to get close to their favorite Disney personality. Stars scheduled...

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Spring Snowsports in Wisconsin

For one of the snow-iest springs ever, enjoy snowmobiling and other winter-only pursuits in Wisconsin.In hilly Wisconsin, a glacier-scarred region receiving more than 40" of snowfall each year, locals are delighted that spring is fast approaching. Not to say that Wisconsin families don’t love their winter outings but...By April, the northern part of Wisconsin has the best conditions...

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Sint Maarten/Saint Martin Restaurants

Not sure where to dine in Saint Martin? FTF has a few restaurant ideas for your family.There are many quality restaurants to choose from on both sides of the island of St. Maarten/St. Martin. While it's risky business to recommend, here are a few places I'm happy to vouch for: Sunset Beach Bar, Airport Beach, 599/545-3998

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Playing With Ice – Safely

Whether you're snowboarding, fishing, skating, or just taking a slippery stroll, knowing ice safety could save your life.During the winter season, families from Maine to Siberia will take to frozen lakes and ponds to ice fish, play hockey, or snowmobile. Accidents will happen, but they can be avoided by following these guidelines from ice safety experts. Ice Safety Do's & Don't's DO...

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See and Ski Norway

Visit Oslo, Norway and enjoy family skiing packages while learning a bit of Viking history. The story of the indomitable Sondre Nordheim, credited as the 'inventor' of modern skiing, and the popular success of the Oslo (1952) and Lillehammer (1994) Winter Olympic Games have contributed to making Norway a skier's fantasy destination....

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Snowboarding for the Very First Time?

Vermont's Killington Resort gets a virgin rider back on his feet. As someone who doesn't normally ski or snowboard, I found myself having a great time when I visited Killington, Vermont in January. The Killington Resort has seven base lodges, all of them inter-connected. If you have more skills than I did, you can get to any of the base lodges from any other through Killington's extensive...

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Hilton’s Caribbean Resorts

Want to know who offers the best family deals in the Caribbean? Family Travel Forum gives you the resort report.Hilton properties around the Caribbean offer the fine service, comfortable guest rooms, and extensive business facilities that travelers have come to expect from the Hilton International company. Additionally, all of these sun-kissed resorts are showing their love to families with...

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Keystone Resort, Colorado

Find out how this skiing destination in the Colorado Rockies rates according to Family Travel Forum's ski expert. Find out how this skiing destination in the Colorado Rockies rates according to Family Travel Forum's ski expert. The Keystone Resort (800/354-4FUN) in Colorado is comprised of three mountains- Dercum...

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Out of this World Snowsports

Italy's Sestriere offers skiing families a one-of-kind European experience.  Interested in a uniquely European trans-alpino adventure, in skiing or riding 'without borders'? Over 400 kms/240 mi of groomed trails make up the Via Lattea, Italy's "Milky Way" of resorts revolving around Sestriere, about an hour from Torino in the Italian...

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