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Traveling with kids is always a challenge. You have to pack not only your bag but also pack every essential little thing for your children as well. more
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Aspen Snowmass extends Kids Ski Free package

With more than three feet of snow this week and a base of up to 80 inches, now is the perfect time to plan a family ski trip to Aspen Snowmass this Spring. more
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Fathom Offers BOGO on Social Impact Sailings to the Dominican Republic

Carnival Corporation’s 10th and newest brand, Fathom has announced the availability of a buy one get one (BOGO) special on Fathom sailings to the Dominican Republic more
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Meeting the locals in Jamaica: a great family experience

Sharing a meal with locals in Jamaica, as part of the Meet the People program
We were brought together by a volunteer program called Meet the People, which has been bringing tourists and locals together for more than 50 years over a shared interest — in our case, cooking and food. meeting the locals in Jamaica Did I mention the program is free? The volunteers will even come and pick you up. more
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Kids free in February at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

Through February 29, 2016 the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is offering FREE MUSEUM ENTRY to kids ages 3-11. more
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The Zika virus and family travel: what you should know

You don’t want to go anywhere that will endanger your pregnancy. It’s always wise to be somewhere that has top medical care when you need it. That’s also true when traveling with infants who can get very sick very quickly. more
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Taking the Kids on a ship within a mega ship

Disney Dream at Disney's Private Island Castaway Cay
Many families who cruise look for the best deal — and this is “wave season” when cruise lines are offering upgrades, shipboard credits and discounts to encourage you to book for later in the year. more
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Disney Springs (nee Downtown Disney) rolls out fab family dining, shopping and entertainment

Portobello Restautant at Disney Springs in Orlando
What was once called Downtown Disney has just been renamed Disney Springs with new restaurants like the Boathouse, new shopping outlets (ready for some custom painted Tom’s sandals?) and new acts at Cirque du Soleil. 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 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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What’s new for kids at Walt Disney World

National polka-dot day at Walt Disney World
One in five grandparent surveyed by Disney reported they’d taken a Disney vacation with their children and grandchildren and that certainly seemed evident here in Orlando. more
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