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Visiting Universal Orlando as it celebrates its 25th year

The shop windows are full of surprises, like the self-knitting needles. There’s the towering dragon that breathes fire, the Escape from Gringotts ride through the Gringotts vaults and the chance to chat up the Knight Bus conductor and the shrunken head hanging from the rearview mirror more
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Obsessed with Frozen; never too old for princesses in Orlando

Storytime with the Frozen Princesses
It was no surprise that she was mesmerized –along with every other child in the place at the Frozen Sing-a-long at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. In fact, the show, which reprises the story of Anna and Elsa complete with music and special effects, is so popular that it is moving to a larger theater. more
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Food & Wine Trails Holiday Family Friendly Wine Cruise Dates Announced

Food & Wine Trails, in partnership with three local Santa Rosa CA wineries, has announced its first family-friendly holiday wine cruise. more
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The food scene in Orlando has changed – for the better!

PB&J Sushi at Cowfish
The food scene has changed dramatically in Orlando, especially for kids. PB&J sushi anyone? more
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Too much fun at the theme park resorts in Orlando

Water fun at the Four Seasons Orlando
“We hear all the time that guests are cutting down on their time at the parks to enjoy the resort,” said Four Seasons Orlando Resort Manager Ben Shank, noting there are five acres for fun and games. more
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Kids influence family vacations, HomeAway survey finds

HomeAway vacation rental cabin in Lake Tahoe CA
HomeAway, the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace, has found in a new survey that kids are wielding increasing influence on where families go and what they do not only in the United States but in Europe too. more
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Safety Around Water program – YMCA of the USA

In celebration of National Water Safety Month the YMCA of the USA is launching the Safety Around Water program. more
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Trivago.com lists 10 best hotel savings destinations for Memorial Day

Hotel search provider trivago.com lists 10 U.S. destinations in which families can book a standard double at an average of less than $150 per night over the 2015 Memorial Day weekend. more
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Why families love all-inclusives, even when they didn’t think they would

Generations Riviera Maya
In Puerto Vallarta, all-inclusives account for 80 percent of the hotels and they are especially popular with families in Mexico and the Caribbean. They’re certainly upping their game to appeal to families. more
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Vail Mountain Family Adventure

Take your family vacation to new heights in Colorado with Vail Mountain’s Adventure Ridge. more
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