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Adventures by Disney Bringing New Adventures for Kids


Adventures by Disney recently announced its 2018 river cruise vacations, highlighted by several themed sailings, including options for special Beauty and the Beast themed experiences along Europe’s Rhine river more
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Keeping kids water safe on cruise ships over spring break


The first layer of protection is constant adult supervision, part of The Circle of Drowning Prevention, according to the American Red Cross
It’s easy — far too easy — to lose track of kids in a crowded pool, especially on a big cruise ship. Drownings happen silently in a matter of seconds. How to keep them safe. more
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March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas


Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017
Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer! more
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Report: Royal Caribbean Adding Lifeguards, Water Safety Signs


The consumer site Cruise Critic reports Royal Caribbean will be adding licensed lifeguards and safety signage on all chips in its fleet in the coming months. more
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Star Wars at Sea: On A Cruise Line Far, Far Away (in 2018)


Star Wars at Sea returns to Disney Cruise Line with 15 special Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April 2018. more
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Princess Cruises Bring Discovery on Board


Princess Cruises, in partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, expanded its Discovery at Sea partnership with reimagined youth centers more
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Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List


We are joining our colleagues at Family Travel Forum to recommend 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, we hope you’ll find this roundup of the top adventure, beach, resort, cruise, festival, city, historical and international short breaks a helpful starting point. more
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Taking the Kids on a cruise for spring or summer break


Backroads reports that its Family and Active River Cruise trips, in partnership with AMA Waterways, are a top trending destination
Welcome to the world of cruising. The best part: You can easily stay within budget and bring the grandparents along without any trouble. more
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Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide


Norwegian Gem anchored off Bar Harbor ME
Welcome to our Taking the Kids Cruise Guide for 2017. 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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Memories for a lifetime: kids on an expedition to the Antarctic


Kids having a snowball fight on Antarctica Dec. 31
Each kid on this A&K expedition to Antarctica has many memories but distinct favorites. “Sailing by an iceberg, it was so beautiful,” said Lake, 12, from New York City. more
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