Taking the kids: To a unique family owned Montana ranch this summer
Guests from Seattle came to Flatlake Lake Lodge in their own helicopter

Taking the kids: To a unique family owned Montana ranch this summer

A visit to Flathead Lake Lodge, just south of Glacier NP, this pandemic summer is about a lot more than learning a new sport or upping your skill, visiting kids say, especially after being stuck at home for months.

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Best Bacon Ever: On a breakfast trail ride at Flathead Lake Lodge
Breakfast is served on trail ride at Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana

Best Bacon Ever: On a breakfast trail ride at Flathead Lake Lodge

“The breakfast ride is my favorite thing at the ranch. Breakfast tastes so much better,” says Sydney Byrne, 17, a guest at Flathead Lake Lodge in NW Montana

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Taking the kids: On a road trip to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands
Wall Drug (Black Hills and Badlands Tourism Association)

Taking the kids: On a road trip to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands

This summer, it seems, road trips are expected to be particularly popular — if families opt to leave home at all. That’s why throughout the summer, we’ll spotlight some classic American road trips — like to South Dakota’s Black Hills and Badlands.

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Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List
Amsterdam in spring on a Croise Europe river cruise

Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Updated for 2020: Each year we join 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, 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.

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Taking the Kids — when rain upends your plans on a cruise ship
A rainy day scuttles plans for an excursion in Puerto Vallarta

Taking the Kids — when rain upends your plans on a cruise ship

Weather can derail the best-laid plans. We almost didn’t make it to San Diego and the Oosterdam before she sailed, in fact, because of canceled flights

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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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Apples, Pumpkins and Festivals: Fall Family Travel Activities
Corn maze at Richardson Adventure Farm near Chicago

Apples, Pumpkins and Festivals: Fall Family Travel Activities

When kids are part of the equation, there is a lot more fun to be had in the fall whether you’ve got a weekend or a week. Here are five guaranteed-to-please ideas to get you started

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