Family Vacations: Most Popular Articles
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disney World? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
Beach getaway in Florida? Summer vacation in the Caribbean? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Disney World Attendance: Busiest (and Least Crowded) Times of the Year.
Want to visit Disney World on the cheap? Here's the lowdown on when prices are at their most affordable in 2014.
Planning a Florida beach getaway? Heading to Disney World? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Make the most of your Disney World vacation with these tried-and-tested tips. Get more value with less hassle.
Want to visit Disney World when attendance is low? This month-by-month chart makes it easy to time it right.
Read about differences between Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Orlando. Families will have a great time at either destination!
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is the family vacations expert at About.com. Send her your questions about planning family vacations and traveling with kids.
Want an authentic New York City experience? Consider a short-term apartment rental. You'll get more space and home-style conveniences than at a hotel.
Looking for a deal on a Disney vacation? Here are special offers available at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and Aulani, Disney's Hawaiian resort.
Is it possible to find all inclusive resorts in Hawaii? Here are a few hints.
The best vacations for families with babies and toddlers offer support through flexible childcare, babysitting, and age-appropriate programming.
Top Cancun resort choices for families: suggestions for all inclusive and other resorts with special features for families.
Spring Break 2014 Ideas for Families
These top family vacation recommendations include all-time favorites plus places that perhaps you haven't considered before.
When big kids head back to school, it's the perfect time to save money on a fall vacation with your toddler or preschooler.
Taking kids out of the country? Here's what you need to know about passports and documentation.
Looking for a family vacation deal? Check out these lists of hand-picked deals by region, as well as cruise deals, ski deals, spring break deals, and more.
Travel documents for children crossing borders: for US family travelers, documents needed to cross borders with kids when only one birth parent is traveling.
Southeast US: family vacation ideas including Myrtle Beach, Gulf Shores Alabama, Hilton Head, Outer Banks, and much more.
South Carolina resorts for families: find suggestions at Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and other popular destinations.
Planning an escape during the holiday season 2014? These Christmas vacation ideas promise a getaway that's merry and bright for the whole family.
Cancun all inclusive resorts: an A to Z look at a dozen popular all inclusives in Cancun, for families.
All-inclusive resorts do exist in the United States. Here are America's best all-inclusives for families.
Top Caribbean All Inclusive Resorts for Families: Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic has excellent kids programs, watersports, and more for families.
Hurricane season in the Caribbean: strategies to reduce weather risks include choosing low-risk spots, low-risk months...
Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts: find resorts for families with kids programs, waterslides and waterparks, teen centers, and more.
Top New England Family Resorts: check out destinations with extensive kids programs and family activities.
Tips for families of five or more who are looking for an all-inclusive resort. Page 6.
Top Destinations with Kids in October
January and February ideas for family vacations: check suggestions for trips during the less crowded months of January and February.
Here's how to snag free dining at Disney World in 2014. The free Disney dining plan is available for stays this fall.
Top Orlando Resorts for Families: From Disney World to Universal Orlando and everything in between.
Read about Caribbean all inclusive resorts for families with kids programs, infant and toddler care, watersports, family activities...
Visit Orlando in September for smaller crowds and a bonanza of exceptional deals on hotels, dining and attractions.
Charades: how to play this great game, for family fun for all ages.
For something different, and a fun outing: go tubing through tunnels. Kauai Backcountry Adventures runs
Read about Mexico all inclusive resorts, which are such popular spots for family vacations; see tips and a few cautions, too.
All inclusive resorts with baby care and toddler programs: find family-friendly all inclusive resorts with nurseries, infant care, and toddler kids clubs.
Where to stay at Disney World: read about factors and considerations for families.
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in October? These destinations make for awesome fall getaways.
Looking for fabulous fall foliage? Check out these kid-friendly road trips that the whole family will love.
Thanksgiving 2012 Weekend Packages: read about 19 great ideas for families, with turkey feasts and seasonal fun ranging from turkey trots to early days on a ski slope to appearances by Santa Claus.
Dude Ranches- - Family Holiday Ideas for UK Visitors in North America. Page 7.
Planning a trip to Disney World? Here's what you need to know about MagicBands and the new MyMagic+ ticketing system.
Winter Vacation Ideas in the Northeast U.S.: find family-friendly suggestions in Vermont, New York State, Pennsylvania, and more.
Venice with Kids: practical advice for family visits to this beautiful and unique city in Italy.
Family Hotels / Resorts for Five or More: find places that welcome families of five (or more)
Is it risky to take a Caribbean cruise during hurricane season? Here are recommendations from the family vacations expert at About.com.
Save a bundle on your next family cruise with one of these deals from the most kid-friendly cruise lines.
Disney Christmas at Disney World
Our favorite pools at Disney World resorts feature a sand-bottom beach, Mayan pyramid, Spanish fortress, and a talking regal blue tang named Dory.
Value priced all inclusive resorts: check out nine choices for families in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Dominican Republic all inclusive resorts for families: the DR is a popular Caribbean island for getaways with kids programs and other kid-friendly features.
Tips for families visiting Epcot theme park at Disney World.
Here's the lowdown on how to pack liquids, gels and aerosols in a carry-on bag.
See: Diagon Alley to Open at Universal Studios Florida in July 2014 . Harry Potter fans have loved the
Christmas at Great Wolf Lodge: Snowland comes complete with life-size gingerbread houses, letters to Santa, caroling, holiday storytime, and more.
Planning a family getaway to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disneyland? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
Which Caribbean islands have all inclusive resorts? Not all islands offer these popular types of family getaways.
Tips on where to swim with Manatees in Florida.
Planning a visit to NYC during the holiday season? Here's a don't-miss line-up of Christmas and holiday events in 2014.
Planning a trip to a hurricane-proned destination between June and November? Before you go, download the Hurricane app from the American Red Cross.
Visit San Diego in October for during Kidvasion for smaller crowds and deals on hotels, dining and attractions.
Disney's Hawaii Resort - Review of the Aulani Resort and Spa, Ko Olina, Oahu, for family visitors.
Resorts with Lazy Rivers, continued: check out a number of resorts, both all-inclusive and not, that offer water park features right on the property.
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in September? These destinations make for awesome late summer and early fall getaways.
For families visiting Disney World, there are some great reasons to stay at a resort near the Magic Kingdom, especially for those with little kids along.
Poconos resorts for families: check out classic lodges, a lodge with an indoor water park, and more choices in this popular area that's just a few hours from New York City or Philadelphia.
New York State winter vacation ideas: suggestions for family getaways. including ski destinations, an all inclusive family ranch with tubing and sleigh rides, and more.
Travel games to print out: find simple games to play in the backseat of the car or on a long plane ride.
Motion sickness: if you or your kids tend to feel car sick, read about remedies and how to avoid motion sickness in cars.
All inclusive resorts for families: tips for finding the best places for family getaways.
Family Resorts in the Northeast US: suggestions include four-season resorts in Vermont, an all inclusive family ranch in New York State, a grand old hotel in New Hampshire, and more.
Mexico vacations for families: all inclusive resorts, popular destinations, and more.
Mayan Riviera all inclusive resorts and highlights for families along the Mayan Riviera, from north end at kilometer 18 to Tulum at kilometer 117.
Planning a family getaway to Sanibel or Captiva Island, Florida? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
October Travel Ideas, for Columbus Day Weekend.
Take a peek inside Great Wolf Lodge New England, the twelfth property in the chain of resorts known for indoor waterparks and family activities.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum: an immersive glimpse of New York's immigrant history, fun to visit with kids and teens.
Solo parents traveling with kids to Canada need to get paperwork in order first. Here's what you need to know about required documentation.
Are your kids too young for notebooks and No. 2 pencils? Then fall is a great time for a vacation instead.
Visiting Disney World with a large family? These in-park resorts feature suites and villas that can sleep 5, 6, 7, or more people.
Easter at Disney World includes egg hunts and meet-and-greets with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny.
Looking for a deal on a family vacation in the Caribbean or Mexico? Here are deals and special offers offered by top kid-friendly resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Planning a family getaway in Santa Cruz? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
Art of Animation Resort, Lobby Area, Illustrated Wall- photos of this colorful value-priced Disney World resort.
Riu Tropical Bay: profile for families of Riu Tropical Bay Resort Negril Jamaica
Club Med Cancun Yucatan, Mexico all inclusive resort with prime location in Cancun, and excellent programs for kids and teens...
Find family-friendly resorts on the Hawaiian islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and The Big Island.
Christmas Train Rides: Polar Express and other special trains make great family outings during the Holiday Season.
Winter Vacation Ideas: family getaway ideas in the snow, in the sun, special events, fun new things to try....
Arizona Resorts for Families, including dude ranches, places with waterpark features such as a lazy river and waterslides, and more.
Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is opening in August 2014
Rocking Horse Ranch: read about the year-round family resort in New York state, with all inclusive pricing, kids programs, myriad outdoor activities, indoor waterpark, and more.
Bowen Island BC: tips for a day trip to this small island that's just a 15-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, near Vancouver BC.
Polar Express train rides: Christmas train rides themed to the classic children's book.
Kona Village: read about this family -friendly resort on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island in Hawaii.
Diagon Alley is opening in summer 2014 at Universal Orlando Resort.
Family Resorts PA: profiles of family-friendly resorts in Pennsylvania, with recreation, kids' programs, etc.
Planning a family vacation in Alaska? We asked Erin Kirkland, Alaska family travel expert, for her best advice.
Mayan Riviera: find out about family-friendly all inclusive resorts in this popular area south of Cancun in Mexico.
Disney Christmas: celebrations at Disney World including wonderful special events that are included with regular theme park admission plus a popular specially-ticketed party with Christmas parade.
Thinking about taking a cruise with kids? These cruise lines go above and beyond for families.
Coming soon to Walt Disney World: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Four Seasons Orlando, Avatar Land, and more.
What happens on a Disney cruise during the Halloween season? Here's what you need to know about Halloween on the High Seas with Disney Cruise Line.
Europe With Kids: check out many ideas for family trips in Western Europe -- London, Paris, Italy, Greece...
Background about Whale Sharks: if you are swimming with whale sharks, here is some background about these amazing creatures. Page 3.
Packing list for a family trip: documents, tech gadgets, gear, toiletries... Remember it all with a list.
Visiting Hershey during the Halloween season in 2014? Here's what you need to know about Hersheypark in the Dark.
Visiting Disney World during the Halloween season in 2014? Here's what you need to know about Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in the Magic Kingdom.
Mexico resorts: families love these getaways, but there are some tips, cautions, and points to note.
Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Vermont: this family-friendly property offers x-country ski trails and nearby downhill skiing in winter, and in summer a kids camp, lakeside fun, and an equestrian center.
Ten Top All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico for family vacations, with features such as excellent kids programs and lazy rivers and other waterpark features.
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Top Resorts for Teens