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Adventure Travel Company Adds New Family Itineraries

Apr 16, 2014
G Adventures is adding seven new kid-friendly itineraries to its impressive international lineup. Designed specifically for families, the trips are scheduled around school vacations

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Seasonal Travel Tips

Taking the Kids annual family cruise guide


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For family vacations or family reunions, or just to get away, cruising is increasingly popular for all generations. Whether you choose the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska or far-flung destinations like the Galapagos Islands and even the Arctic, you’ll find all-inclusive deals and the advantage of packing and unpacking just once. more
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Spring Break Ideas to meet every family’s wish list


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Here are some of the places TakingtheKids and Family Travel Forum recommend for a stupendous spring break, whether you’re traveling with kids of any age, friends, partners or other couples. more
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Fun in the Snow — Your Guide to family vacations on the ski slopes and beyond


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Snow sports season is here! Our annual guide to winter family getaways explores options from New England to the Rockies and Sierras, to off-the-beaten path places that make a cold-weather break even more special. more
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58 Places for Families to Light up the Holidays in 2013


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For a few hours you can forget the baking, the shopping and the wrapping and just enjoy the holidays and each other. You don’t always have to be in big cities either. In New York State, for example, you’ll find unique celebrations in smaller cities and towns. more
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Fourteen Great Ideas for a Fall Family Vacation or Getaway


Fourteen fabulous family vacation ideas for fall
Just because summer’s over, doesn’t mean fun is over. There’s no better time than fall to get away with a few days to savor our kids, laugh with our girlfriends and make time for romance with our mates. Here are some great ideas for all the fun you can have in fall: more
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OUR VERY BEST FAMILY SUMMER VACATION IDEAS


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Finally, summer’s here! We know everyone’s schedule is jam-packed and every vacation day—every vacation minute—really counts. That’s why we’ve partnered with Family Travel Forum to come up with the best 2013 ideas to take the kids—and the grandkids and any other kids in your lives—that will not only give you the best bang for your vacation buck but will create lasting memories more
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Special: Sun, Snow and Sea Spring Break 2013 Vacation Ideas


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Here are some of the places TakingtheKids and Family Travel Forum recommend for a stupendous spring break, whether you’re traveling with kids of any age, friends, partners or other couples. And if you plan smart, you may even snare a bargain. more
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Conference Attendees Identify Family Travel Trends for 2013


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By Eileen Ogintz and Kyle McCarthy Family Travel is no longer a travel niche; findings from the two Family Travel Conferences held in 2012 prove that this enormous market segment is bigger and more influential than ever before.  To understand more »
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Our annual guide to surviving the relatives and being a good guest over the holidays


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So take a deep breath and remind yourselves why you’ve spent hours in rush hour traffic and paid way too much for plane tickets so you can all be together for Thanksgiving. more
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Fifty-plus Great Places to See the Holiday Lights in 2012


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For some families, it may be cutting down their own tree; For others, their holiday tradition is oohing and aahing over the light display in a favorite city, botanic garden, zoo or theme park. You’ll find memorable displays wherever you live or wherever you visit this holiday season. more
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