Family Getaway Ideas
At twice the size of Manhattan, Walt Disney World encompasses four theme parks, 24 resorts, two waterparks, five golf courses, as well as dining and entertainment galore. Best of all, there's always something new to look forward to.
Here's where to find your child's favorite characters at Disney World.
Top Vacation Spots
Where do families love to go? Have a look at twenty popular choices. Of course the #1 destination is Orlando. Check out Williamsburg VA, Myrtle Beach, Southern California, Hershey PA, Colorado, Montreal, and more.
These days, nearly every cruise line welcomes families and offers activity programming for children, yet only a select few truly go above and beyond to meet the needs of cruising families. To choose a cruise line that’s right for your family, see this guide to the most kid-friendly cruise lines.
From the Carolinas to both coasts of Florida, here are some of the best picks for a family beach vacation.
From Florida to Texas, here are some of the best picks for a family beach vacation.
Every year, water parks around the country introduce a new crop of water attractions with bigger splashes, more thrilling drops, and crazier raft rides. Just in time for summer vacation 2014, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), has released the latest new attractions—from entirely new water parks to one-of-a-kind water slides and interactive spray pads.
Adrenaline-pumping thrill rides get all the buzz, but theme parks are introducing a lot of great new rides and attractions for families with kids under 10, too. Here's what's coming in 2014.
Got spring fever? Pack the car and grab the kids for these stunning road trips.
Top Summer Vacation Ideas
For most of us, the long summer weeks when schools are closed are our best chance to spend extended time with our kids. Plus, summer is prime time at North American beaches, lakes, and State and National Parks.
Called "America's best idea" by the historian Wallace Stegner, our national park system offers families a wonderfully affordable way to visit our most cherished and beautiful landscapes, view wildlife in their natural habitat, learn about geological and cultural history, and appreciate the great outdoors.
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.
Kids of all ages love animals, so it's unsurprising that millions of families visit zoos and aquariums every year. Here's a look at what's new at zoos and aquariums in 2014.
These resorts pull out the stops with family and junior programming, reduced greens fees, super instruction, and everything you need for a family golf vacation.
Popular Destinations in Mexico
Mexico getaways can combine the appeal of beautiful beach resorts with cultural interests such as Mayan history. Choose from many areas: Cancun, the Mayan Riviera, Puerto Vallarta, and new areas such as Riviera Nayarit.
Top Caribbean All Inclusive Resorts for Families
The Caribbean is a top destination for tropical beach getaways. Have a look at eight all inclusive choices on several different islands, for a range of budgets.