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10+ Awesome Places to Spend Memorial Day Weekend

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As the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend offers an opportunity to begin the season with a bang. Here are some fantastic places to start your summer off right  

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5 Easy Ways to Get Expert Family Vacation Advice

Saturday April 19, 2014

About.com Family Vacations on FacebookGot kids? Like family vacations? While you probably don't visit About.com Family Vacations every day, there are easy ways to make sure you never miss a getaway idea, piece of family vacation advice, or a terrific getaway deal:

Hurricane Season 2014: Expert Predictions, But No Consensus

Friday April 18, 2014

NOAA_HurricaneAtlantic.jpgWill the hurricane season of 2014 be quieter than normal or unusually active? It seems to depend on whom you ask. Experts have started issuing predictions for the coming hurricane season. While some say that 2014 will bring fewer hurricanes than normal, at least one pundit is predicting a busier-than-normal season. The bad news: That pessimistic forecast comes from the only expert to get it right last year.

I'll be keeping you posted on predictions for the 2014 hurricane season, so watch this space. The National Hurricane Center will weigh in next month.

Marvelous Family Beaches on the Gulf Coast

Wednesday April 16, 2014

HorsesOnBeach.jpgWhere does your family love to get your fill of beach time? Over the coming months, we'll be highlighting dozens of our favorite kid-friendly beach destinations around the country and beyond.

We're continuing our series on the glorious Gulf Coast, known for its sugary beaches and sparkling turquoise waters. Here's a starter list of fabulously kid-friendly beach towns--with many more to come, so watch this space:

Fabulous Family Beaches in the Sunny Southeast

Saturday April 12, 2014

TheShores_Beach4.jpgDoes your family have a go-to beach or are you open to some fresh ideas? Over the coming months, we'll be highlighting dozens of our favorite family beach destinations around the country and beyond.

We're kicking off our series in the sunny Southeast, home to a dazzling array of awesome possibilities from the Carolinas to the tip of Florida and up the Gulf Coast. Here's a starter list of wonderfully kid-friendly beach towns--with many more to come, so watch this space:

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