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Museum of Science and Industry Opening New Space Exhibit

Sep 28, 2016
The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago will open a new aerospace exhibit this October.

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Taking The Kids was named one of the top travel websites by Parents Magazine in 2016
New in 2016: Great Smoky Mountains; New York City (updated)




Seasonal Travel Tips

Fourteen great ideas for a fall family vacation or getaway


The beaches are emptying.  The air is cooler and crispier. In the far north, the leaves are beginning to tint.  But just because summer’s over, doesn’t mean the fun is over.  There’s no better time than fall to get away more »
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51 Great Ideas for Your Best Family Summer Vacation Ever


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We know everyone’s schedule is jam-packed and every vacation day—every vacation minute—really counts. We also know you are seeking memorable adventures with your kids and grandkids. That’s why we’ve partnered with Family Travel Forum to offer you the best 2016 family summer vacation ideas more
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Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List


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We are joining our colleagues at Family Travel Forum to recommend Spring Break getaways that are guaranteed to please, whether you’re planning a reunion of several generations, a wild time with a bunch of friends, or some "we" time with loved ones more
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Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide


Cruise up close to glaciers aboard a family-friendly small ship cruise in Alaska with AdventureSmith Explorations. Photo by AdventureSmith Explorations
Welcome to our Taking the Kids Cruise Guide for 2016. Parents love cruising because they get a bang for their vacation buck. Grandparents are fans because cruises are an easy way to get the whole gang together. Kids love the freedom onboard and making new friends. more
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Fun in the Snow — Your Guide to family vacations on the ski slopes and beyond


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Compiled in partnership with The Family Travel Forum, here is our annual guide to where you can have FUN IN THE SNOW this winter of 2015-16: more
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Holiday Lights are everywhere – our annual family guide to the best and brightest


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Wherever you find yourself this holiday season, make time to grab the kids and grandkids and check out the holiday lights whether in your neighborhood, nearby city, at the local zoo or a theme park. Our annual guide. more
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