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“Frozen” Joins 2015 Norwegian Fjords Sailings from Disney Cruise Lines

Apr 19, 2015
From June to August, Disney Cruise lines will be visiting Norwegian Fjords and Iceland for the first time. Anna, Elsa and Kristoff will join the guests in Alesund, the land that inspired their story.

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A family-focused sweepstakes in Puerto Vallarta Mexico


Puerto Vallarta beach scene
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has launched a family-focused sweepstakes to show families all this Mexican destination has to offer—everything from hotel kids’ clubs, museums, concerts, art and music scene and more more
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Orlando is the most visited place in the USA. What this means for you…


Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Spring is one of the busiest times in Orlando which happens to be not only the theme park capitol of the world but the most visited city in the country. What does that mean for your family? more
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Spring training – where families get up close with ballpayers


Spring Training
The parks are smaller, the food cheaper and you might get close enough for those who are big baseball fans in your gang to get an autograph. more
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A quirky new hotel in San Francisco that makes you feel special


8th Floof Hotel G makes you feel at home
Welcome to the Hotel G, San Francisco’s newest boutique hotel with 151 rooms just north of Union Square but miles away from the big-box chain hotels in the neighborhood. Incidentally, there have been hotels in this building since just a few years after the 1906 Earthquake. more
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Audiences of all ages love the Blue Man Group


Blue Men on the liquid drums
It all started nearly 25 years ago, when three college-friends -- Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton and Chris Wink — developed a bald and blue character they called Blue Man (to evoke the word Human), who delighted audiences at this small theater more
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The Kids Guides, city-by-city, week by week: Orlando


Kids Guides all 9
Featured on ABCNews.com: The Kids Guide to Boston more
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The Kids Guides, city-by-city, week by week: Orlando


Kids Guides all 9
Featured on ABCNews.com: The Kids Guide to Orlando more
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Just published – Eileen’s 7th Kids Guide – to San Diego


The Kids Guide to San Diego
San Diego famously is known for its sunny weather and beaches and the kids I interviewed for my just released Kid’s Guide to San Diego said that plus the world famous Zoo and Safari Park and other attractions make “the birthplace of California” an ideal getaway choice for families. more
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Trip Advisor survey: 75 percent include kids in travel planning


Arrival at the trailhead near Aspen
A new Trip Advisor poll of more than 2,700 U.S. respondents fielded between March 26 and March 28, the vast majority said the kids were somewhat influential in planning family trips. more
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Great way to stretch your vacation dollar – Orlando in September


Visit Orlando photo
There’s a lot more to Orlando than theme parks—and a lot of ways to stretch your vacation dollar while having plenty of fun, especially in September, the cheapest month of the year to visit with deals up to half off. more
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