Family Getaways By Age
Many hotels and resorts say they welcome babies and toddlers, but few truly give young families the support they need to relax on vacation. Here's the cream of the crop in vacation providers that get it right.
Top Resorts for Teens
Teens can be a picky and tricky age to please, but some resorts that offer kids' programs are making special efforts to keep the family happy once the kids are teenagers.
Top Things to do in New York with Teens
Now your kids are older, you can enjoy some urban pleasures with them: mix'n'match sightseeing, shopping, shows, fun restaurants. In NYC, it's exciting to be in a Great City with kids old enough to know it's a Great City. Movie tours, speedboat trips past the Statue of Liberty, a museum that brings history to life-- here are ten ideas for teen...
Teen Vacations: Theme Parks
Theme parks can be a super choice for teen vacations. About's guide for Theme Parks covers parks of all kinds including waterparks, scary Halloween events, and other fun for teens. In Orlando, Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park has top thrill rides.
Best Cruises with Teens
Cruisemates.com has a whole section on Cruises, for teens, with articles about what's new on different ships plus tips by teens who've cruised.
Outdoor Multisport Trips
"Family adventures" is a buzzword for multi-sport escorted tours in the great outdoors offered by a handful of companies. Stay at great places, eat well, all with no hassles on your part. High-end, but the benefits are many.
White Water Rafting
One word, for white water rafting: exciting! Pick the level of adrenalin your teen will want: rivers come in several Classes. Click above to see a company with trips in Utah, Colorado and Idaho, including multi-day family adventures; West Virginia is another great rafting spot.
College Tour - Trips With Teens
Many families undertake these rites of passage, touring a set of college campuses with a college-bound teen, and in fact the "college tour" can become the family vacation when teens are a certain age. See tips to get the most from your college tour trip.
Club Med for Getaways with Young Adult Kids
Parenting doesn't end when a child turns 18 and neither do family vacations: travel with kids has many stages, and some resorts aim to serve them all. Club Med resorts have terrific programs for kids from infant age to teens, and Club Med is also excellent for kids over 18 years old. Read about the top things at Club Med for travel with young adults.