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Boscobel Beach Resort, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

When my family and I ventured off to Jamaica to take a 10-day holiday in 1998 we chose the Boscobel Beach Resort so that there would be plenty for my sister and I to do and my parents could have the opportunity to lounge by the pool and soak up the sun. If you have active older children as both my sister and I were, they can hop down to the beach to learn how to water ski one day, sail the next,...

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Coconut Bay Resort And Spa, St. Lucia

A beautiful island, a great resort, a high quality all-inclusive experience for all ages in a verdant eco-paradise.St. Lucia’s majestic Piton mountains and lush vegetation make it one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. If your family has just arrived from a long international flight, however, you may not be able to fully appreciate your two-hour drive to St....

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Jamaica’s Sunset Beach Resort And Spa

I highly recommend Sunset Beach Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This resort has something to offer everyone from ages 2 to 102. The scenery was breathtaking, the food was extremely pleasant to the palate and the staff was accommodating and delightful. We have stayed at many all-inclusive resorts...

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British Columbia’s Backcountry Ski Lodges

In the back woods of Canada's far west, you can rough it in style with expert skiers or enjoy the snowy wilderness with little ones. It has been a long day - exhilarating and exhausting. We have skied up and down several mountain peaks in the spectacularly remote Selkirk Range of the British Columbia Rockies. We are literally in the middle of nowhere. Many kilometers - and a helicopter...

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Six college students leave the beach and explore DR's capital, whose history and beauty all ages can enjoy.The Dominican Republic is a popular destination for vacationers from around the globe. With its beautiful beaches, clear, blue water, and the friendly Dominican people, it may be hard to leave your beach chair and piña colada. But if six college students can do it, then anyone...

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Snowshoes, Dog Sleds And Non-Sporty Winter Pursuits

Families with snowbirds will be pleased to learn that they can safely avoid the tropics in winter and learn to love the "stay-warm" fun of snowshoeing and dog sledding, great family fun for un-sporty mountain vacations.To all non-skiers, we can safely proclaim,"Your time in the snow has finally come!" Not only are the tiniest suburban ski hills equipped with sledding, skating, tubing and other...

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Switzerland Skiing

An avid skier ditches business to ski the Swiss Alps, then returns with his family to share the wealth of sights, slopes and culture.Every ski season is a blessing, and last year I was not once -- but twice -- blessed. Not only did I do more skiing than I had in years, I was able to do most of it in Switzerland. For the uninitiated, the pistes of Europe open a new dimension to Americans...

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The Cotton House, Mustique, BWI

For those who like pampering and privacy, Family Travel Forum examines The Cotton House, located on a tiny but very chic island near Grenada in the British West Indies. The chic Caribbean island of Mustique is a tiny speck of land hidden between Grenada and St. Vincent that has long been the preferred retreat of international celebrities (David Bowie, Mick Jagger and Princess Margaret have...

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Aspen, Colorado: Snapshot of America’s Favorite Mountain

Historic buildings, great peaks, discounted children's lift tickets; something for all ages in this legendary ski haven. Aspen, Colorado is the ideal skiing destination.  There's a choice of four mountains within a 10-minute shuttle ride of town, offering something to please every member of the family, no matter what the age or ability. If I had to break a leg skiing somewhere,...

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Viva Wyndham Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Visit two of Viva Wyndham's most popular all-inclusive resorts on the DR's north shore and learn what great value and hospitality really mean.If you are looking for a tropical paradise, the Dominican Republic should rank high on your shortlist. If you draw a line east 740 miles from Miami, you will hit the DR, a country the size of West Virginia blessed with a rather varied topography....

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