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American citizens need a passport to travel to most international destinations. Since 2009, a US passport or US passport card is even necessary to travel to and from Canada, Mexico, or the Caribbean. American citizens do not need a passport to travel to US territories such as Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and Guam.
Taking kids to an international destination? In general, each adult in your party will need a passport and minor children will need either passports or original birth certificates. Documentation becomes more complicated when one parent or guardian is traveling alone with a minor. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Planning a family reunion is far less daunting when you delegate tasks and take advantage of the many smart (and free) resources available. Here are some helpful tips.
Baby Travel Gear
From portable cribs to deluxe infant carriers to carseat-stroller combos -- the right gear can make a trip with baby easier for all of you.
Taking Kids out of School for Family Vacations
Should your kids miss school, to go on a family vacation? Consider some of the pros and cons of missing school for trips
Tips for Travel with Dogs
If your kids think that Fido is part of the family too and deserves to come along on a family trip, they're in luck: many hotels and resorts agree. Many places welcome dogs these days, and a few go to extreme lengths of doggie-pampering.