Taking the Kids — on spring break
A Giants player signs autographs at Scottsdale Stadium

Taking the Kids — on spring break

Spring break is such a good time to get away. Hopefully, your kids will have that same week off. And you may find it easier to escape for a week or a long weekend than in the middle of the summer when everyone wants to get away

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Taking the Kids — on spring break, without busting the budget
Collecting autographs during Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium

Taking the Kids — on spring break, without busting the budget

It’s not too late to book a spring break, whether for a week or a long weekend. If you plan smart, you might snare a deal. The Taking the Kids 2018 Very Best Spring Break Ideas can help.

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March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas
Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017

March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas

Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer!

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Five favorite urban parks for families to visit this spring
Balboa Park, San Diego

Five favorite urban parks for families to visit this spring

Urban parks have lots to offer visiting families — not the least of which is the chance to meet local families, or the chance to learn more about the city at a local museum.

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10 ways to save money on spring break
In Orlando, with Mickey Mouse and the Atlanta Braves

10 ways to save money on spring break

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.

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Plenty more for families to do while visiting the Cactus League
Moonlight bicycling among boulders

Plenty more for families to do while visiting the Cactus League

March is all about baseball in Arizona — some 2.75 million visitors, 60 percent from outside Arizona, come to watch 15 major league teams get ready for the season through April 4

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It’s almost March – time to take the kids on spring break!
Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, Arizona

It’s almost March – time to take the kids on spring break!

Whatever you choose, spring break is a good time to get away with the kids. Plan smart and you might even snare a bargain. The good news is you’ve still got plenty of time to get a trip organized.

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