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Zika virus and spring break: how to keep safe

A mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus
A lot of families are concerned about spring break plans as the Zika virus continues to spread through the Caribbean and Mexico -- popular spring break destinations for families, as well as their college students. more
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10 ways to save money on spring break

In Orlando, with Mickey Mouse and the Atlanta Braves
on vacation, free is great — a lot better than paying for meals the kids don’t eat, theme park tickets when they’d rather play in the hotel pool or museum entry fees when they are ready to leave in less than an hour. more
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Plan a Spring Break Vacation to Belize

It is never to late to start to think about your spring break plans for 2016 and Belize is a great place to escape to. 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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Orlando is the most visited place in the USA. What this means for you…

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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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Enjoying a week of baseball spring training in Arizona with a young cousi

Matt and Ethan at Cubs camp
Matt Yemma and his 12-year-old cousin Ethan Sitzman spend a week shagging baseballs, autographs and enjoying the waterparks and sunshine of spring training in Arizona. more
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Eileen talks spring break ideas on Rudy Maxa’s World

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Eileen talks with Rudy Maxa's Travel World about ideas for family spring breaks. Listen to podcast. more
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As spring breaks grow in popularity, how to plan one on the fly

Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC
Spring break these days is more for families than for college kids, as parents find it easier to grab a few days off in spring rather than summer when the kids have jobs, summer school, camp, sports practice and everyone at work is vying for the same vacation days. more
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10 Tips for making family spring travel more fun

The huge Barton Springs pool seems more like a lake.
Some of you are just heading out on spring break. Some of you are there and are wondering why you left home. That’s because traveling with kids is never easy. It’s aggravating, stressful, expensive and wonderful. Keep reminding yourself that all the travel research shows that family vacations are responsible for the happiest memories we have—memories that last a lifetime. more
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Spring fever is breaking out all over

Spring Training
None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family’s idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day on a beach or a hiking trail. more
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