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Take Your Kids On A Pumpkin Walk

Oct 21, 2014
Head to Maryland for a fun filled day of pumpkin playing. On October 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Hammond Harwood House will be hosting festivities that include apple-bobbling

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Families welcome for sun and fun on the tiny island of Anguilla


Farming on stilts in the hydroponic garden at CuisinArt Resort Anguilla
Locals are quick to tell you Anguilla, a British territory, isn’t only about the beaches, though their motto is “tranquility wrapped in blue.” “I have lived in Anguilla for 20 years and the thing that never changes is the people,” says children’s book author Jo-Anne Mason, originally from Brooklyn. more
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Families like to visit Philly for history and much more


Philadelphia is full of rich activities that will entertain the entire family, no matter what their interests may be. For history fans, experience of the birth of the United States at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center.... more
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This year, think about a family tour in Latin America


Latin America is full of beautiful landscapes and natural phenomenon and there are numbers of tours and programs that can help you experience and explore. LATOUR offers an 8 day and 7 night tour by private car through Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala... more
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London is a great place for families, especially new mommies!


How fitting that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby in 2013 because London is a great spot for new mommies! London offers great baby shopping at classic stores like Hamley’s... more
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Travel Weekly reports on the Family Travel Conference


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Eileen quoted in Travel Weekly article on the most recent Family Travel Conference, of which TakingTheKids was an organizer. more
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Great savings for families visiting St. Lucia


More than 15 Hotels and resorts in St. Lucia are offering free nights and great savings, providing a great winter escape for families needing a dose of sunshine! more
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Mixing and matching different tastes on the ski mountain


Mel with Eileen before she ditched us at Beaver Creek
Even in the most terrific locales, nothing goes as planned. Someone gets sick (we’ve had lots of ear infections). Someone ends up in the ER (me, here three years ago after a bad fall). Someone has a meltdown. And someone just doesn’t want to spend that much time with mom and dad. more
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Families visiting in winter find NYC “On Sale”


January and February are traditional slow travel periods for New York City, however, the city-wide promotion, the “Sample NYC Winter Sale” provides great reasons to plan a visit. more
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Smaller resorts in Black Hills offer family ski packages


There are some great ski deals at the smaller resorts in Black Hills of South Dakota, which could make for a fantastic family ski trip. more
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Skiing the backcountry at the C Lazy U Ranch in Colorado


Snow Cat backcountry skiing at C Lazy U
No we’re not at a ski resort –there isn’t even a ski lift or any other skiers anywhere in the vicinity. That’s because we’re on some of the 8,000-plus acres at nine thousand elevation at the C Lazy U Ranch in Granby CO. more
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