Taking the kids: summer travel, or not, in the new normal
Houseboating on Lake Powell (Aramark/TNS)

Taking the kids: summer travel, or not, in the new normal

What’s a family to do? If families get away at all, they are likely to drive and stay closer to home, suggests Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association

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Why Greece is the Ultimate Destination for Skip-Gen Vacations

Isn’t this the best possible gift for the young ones! Grandparents today are healthy, active and available. Combining their stories and their unconditional love with the young children’s curiosity connects the kids with their past and their roots

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Taking the Kids — to a special Jamaican villa
The towel guy lounges on the beach at Sundown Villa

Taking the Kids — to a special Jamaican villa

The experience, of course, is entirely different, as I discovered. Think being on a mega cruise ship with morning-till-night activities vs. your own private yacht with a staff to cater to every whim

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At this Jamaican villa you won’t go home disappointed
The Hobie Cat at Sundown Villa

At this Jamaican villa you won’t go home disappointed

Villa rentals here and elsewhere in the Caribbean have become increasingly popular for extended families looking to get away together. The difference from other popular shared accommodations: A staff to see to your every need—and whim.

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In Jamaica, the story of Martha Brae and the Rio Mateberion
Rafting on the Rio Mateberion

In Jamaica, the story of Martha Brae and the Rio Mateberion

During the plantation and slavery era, the river was used to connect the sugar plantations in Trelawny to the port town of Falmouth--long bamboo rafts were used to float the sugar and other crops to the harbor and ocean-going vessels bound for Europe

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On an annual old girlfriends’ getaway – to a fab villa in Jamaica with our own butler and chef
Sundown at the Sundown Villa

On an annual old girlfriends’ getaway – to a fab villa in Jamaica with our own butler and chef

Welcome to Sundown Villa in Discovery Bay, Jamaica right on the ocean. This five-bedroom house adjacent to another two-story four bedroom house, is owned by Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.

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Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget
Broadway, NYC

Taking the Kids — on a winter adventure that won’t bust the budget

With our partners at Family Travel Forum, we have put together 20 Winter Adventures for 2020, whether you want some fun in the snow, in the sun or to in a new city together, regardless of age, physical ability level or budget.

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Are resorts boring? Some kids think so. This one begs to differ.
Spot a gray whale, ring the gong at Grand Velas Cabo

Are resorts boring? Some kids think so. This one begs to differ.

The day we were in Los Cabos, we visited Grand Velas—a luxe 307-suite all inclusive resort that also was at capacity with 800 guests, more than 300 of them children.

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