Family Vacations: Most Popular Articles
Beach getaway in Florida? Summer vacation in the Caribbean? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disney World? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
Disney World Attendance: Busiest (and Least Crowded) Times of the Year.
Planning a Florida beach getaway? Heading to Disney World? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Itching to get away for Labor Day weekend? From north to south and coast to coast, here's where to say goodbye to summer.
Want to visit Disney World on the cheap? Here's the lowdown on when prices are at their most affordable in 2014.
Read about differences between Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Orlando. Families will have a great time at either destination!
Looking for an affordable fall getaway? Consider a vacation home rental in one of these five destinations where an increase in listings has caused prices to drop.
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.
Center Parcs - Review of holiday village Center Parcs Les Bois Francs
Make the most of your Disney World vacation with these tried-and-tested tips. Get more value with less hassle.
Is it possible to find all inclusive resorts in Hawaii? Here are a few hints.
Southeast US: family vacation ideas including Myrtle Beach, Gulf Shores Alabama, Hilton Head, Outer Banks, and much more.
The best vacations for families with babies and toddlers offer support through flexible childcare, babysitting, and age-appropriate programming.
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is the family vacations expert at About.com. Send her your questions about planning family vacations and traveling with kids.
Is there an ideal age for a child's first trip to Disney World? Any age can be perfect says the family vacations expert at About.com.
South Carolina resorts for families: find suggestions at Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and other popular destinations.
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.
Top Cancun resort choices for families: suggestions for all inclusive and other resorts with special features for families.
Looking for affordable lodgings in Hawaii? You can snag each of these Maui vacation rentals, from mountainside bungalows to oceanfront condos, for $200 a night or less.
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.
Top New England Family Resorts: check out destinations with extensive kids programs and family activities.
Spring Break 2014 Ideas for Families
Taking kids out of the country? Here's what you need to know about passports and documentation.
These top family vacation recommendations include all-time favorites plus places that perhaps you haven't considered before.
Travel documents for children crossing borders: for US family travelers, documents needed to cross borders with kids when only one birth parent is traveling.
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.
Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts: find resorts for families with kids programs, waterslides and waterparks, teen centers, and more.
Hurricane season in the Caribbean: strategies to reduce weather risks include choosing low-risk spots, low-risk months...
Top Caribbean All Inclusive Resorts for Families: Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic has excellent kids programs, watersports, and more for families.
Visit Orlando in September for smaller crowds and a bonanza of exceptional deals on hotels, dining and attractions.
Read about Caribbean all inclusive resorts for families with kids programs, infant and toddler care, watersports, family activities...
Tips for families of five or more who are looking for an all-inclusive resort. Page 6.
Top things to do in Montreal in summer, for family travelers: sightseeing, biking along scenic protected bike paths, great spots in Old Montreal, and more.
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.
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.
Read about Thanksgiving Weekend packages at boutique hotel Affinia Manhattan and other family-friendly properties in NYC.
All inclusive resorts with baby care and toddler programs: find family-friendly all inclusive resorts with nurseries, infant care, and toddler kids clubs.
Looking for a California family road trip? Yosemite Gold Country is home to the northern half of Yosemite National Park, gold rush towns, and more.
Dominican Republic all inclusive resorts for families: the DR is a popular Caribbean island for getaways with kids programs and other kid-friendly features.
Easter at Disney World includes egg hunts and meet-and-greets with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny.
Venice with Kids: practical advice for family visits to this beautiful and unique city in Italy.
Tips for families visiting Epcot theme park at Disney World.
Where to stay at Disney World: read about factors and considerations for families.
Charades: how to play this great game, for family fun for all ages.
Family Hotels / Resorts for Five or More: find places that welcome families of five (or more)
Read about Mexico all inclusive resorts, which are such popular spots for family vacations; see tips and a few cautions, too.
Top Orlando Resorts for Families: From Disney World to Universal Orlando and everything in between.
Planning a family getaway in Santa Cruz? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
Holiday Season 2014 in NYC: Here's a line-up of don't-miss holiday season highlights in the Big Apple.
Art of Animation Resort, Lobby Area, Illustrated Wall- photos of this colorful value-priced Disney World resort.
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.
Top family getaways within driving distance of major cities in the US.
Here's how to snag free dining at Disney World in 2014. The free Disney dining plan is available for stays this fall.
Value priced all inclusive resorts: check out nine choices for families in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Travel games to print out: find simple games to play in the backseat of the car or on a long plane ride.
Family Resorts PA: profiles of family-friendly resorts in Pennsylvania, with recreation, kids' programs, etc.
Planning a trip to a hurricane-proned destination between June and November? Before you go, download the Hurricane app from the American Red Cross.
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.
January and February ideas for family vacations: check suggestions for trips during the less crowded months of January and February.
Planning a family getaway to Sanibel or Captiva Island, Florida? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
Save a bundle on your next family cruise with one of these deals from the most kid-friendly cruise lines.
When big kids head back to school, it's the perfect time to save money on a fall vacation with your toddler or preschooler.
Arizona Resorts for Families, including dude ranches, places with waterpark features such as a lazy river and waterslides, and more.
Things to do in Pennsylvania, for family travelers: resorts, theme parks, and more...
Family resorts in the Catskills in New York State offer year-found outdoor fun.
Tips on where to swim with Manatees in Florida.
Bringing the kids to Disneyland this summer? Here are five easy ways to make your getaway more magical.
Here's the lowdown on how to pack liquids, gels and aerosols in a carry-on bag.
Top Things to do in Toronto Canada
New York State: family vacation ideas including resorts with outdoors recreation, a resort with indoor waterpark, and the Big Apple itself.
Disney Christmas at Disney World
Mexico vacations for families: all inclusive resorts, popular destinations, and more.
See: Diagon Alley to Open at Universal Studios Florida in July 2014 . Harry Potter fans have loved the
Is it risky to take a Caribbean cruise during hurricane season? Here are recommendations from the family vacations expert at About.com.
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.
A Day Away from Boston: Looking for great family vacation spots within a day's drive of Boston? Each of these picks can be reached in six hours or less.
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in September? These destinations make for awesome late summer and early fall getaways.
Theme Parks for Little Kids: have a look at ten theme parks in the US designed for the younger set.
Winter Vacation Ideas in the Northeast U.S.: find family-friendly suggestions in Vermont, New York State, Pennsylvania, and more.
Packing list for a family trip: documents, tech gadgets, gear, toiletries... Remember it all with a list.
Planning a trip to Disney World? Here's what you need to know about MagicBands and the new MyMagic+ ticketing system.
Christmas at Great Wolf Lodge: Snowland comes complete with life-size gingerbread houses, letters to Santa, caroling, holiday storytime, and more.
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.
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.
Are your kids too young for notebooks and No. 2 pencils? Then fall is a great time for a vacation instead.
Looking for fun games to play with kids in the car? These classic backseat games have been entertaining kids on family road trips for generations.
Planning a family vacation in Mexico? We asked Suzanne Barbezat, About.com's Mexico Travel Expert, for her best advice.
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.
Motion sickness: if you or your kids tend to feel car sick, read about remedies and how to avoid motion sickness in cars.
Southern California family vacations: fun things to do, from theme parks to surfing, a vacation center with all-included activities, and more.
The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas has many features for families, special kids waterplay zone, giant waterpark with thrill rides, large kiddie pool area, baby welcome amenities, and more.
Diagon Alley is opening in summer 2014 at Universal Orlando Resort.
Which Caribbean islands have all inclusive resorts? Not all islands offer these popular types of family getaways.
Family Camps: these affordable summer getaways include meals, lodgings, and outdoors activities.
Great New England weekend getaways for family vacations: find ideas in the Great Outdoors, great family resorts, maple sugar weekends, moose tours, Boston with kids, and more.
Great Wolf Lodge New England is the largest indoor waterpark resort in the region. It opened in the Boston area in June 2014
Mayan Riviera: find out about family-friendly all inclusive resorts in this popular area south of Cancun in Mexico.
Top Resorts for Teens
Mayan Riviera all inclusive resorts and highlights for families along the Mayan Riviera, from north end at kilometer 18 to Tulum at kilometer 117.
Here's a selection of money-saving special offers currently available for kid-friendly summer vacations in the eastern and central US.
Looking for a fab Midwest fall getaway? Visit Traverse City in the fall for spectacular foliage and deals on hotels, dining and attractions.
Mexico resorts: families love these getaways, but there are some tips, cautions, and points to note.
PHOTO TOUR: Which Orlando hotels have the best lazy rivers? Grab an inner tube and check out these fun and relaxing waterways.
Disney's Hawaii Resort - Review of the Aulani Resort and Spa, Ko Olina, Oahu, for family visitors.
Northeast US - Family Vacation Ideas
Club Med Cancun Yucatan, Mexico all inclusive resort with prime location in Cancun, and excellent programs for kids and teens...
Iberostar Playa Paraiso, Riviera Maya, Mexico: introduction to this complex of five all inclusive resorts, with kids' club, lazy river, and other great features for families.
Houseboat Rentals: guest article about luxury Lake Mead Houseboat Rental
Sunset Beach Resort Spa & Waterpark, in Montego Bay: profile for families of this Jamaica all inclusive resort with kids programs and its own waterpark.
Find many ideas for family vacations in Florida: in Orlando, or at the Space Coast, Treasure Coast, or Emerald Coast, at an all inclusive resort, or a resort with water park...
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.
Hershey Park PA: read about Hersheypark, the classic Hotel Hershey, and more, for family vacations.
Kona Village: read about this family -friendly resort on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island in Hawaii.
Top summer vacation ideas for 2014: Find fabulous summer vacation ideas for every budget and every interest.
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Jamaica Weather: background and tips for travelers.
Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is opening in August 2014
Top Destinations with Kids in October
Summer vacation ideas, in New England; find family-friendly destinations, including popular Vermont vacation spots, theme parks, Great Outdoors getaways, and more.
All inclusive resorts for families: tips for finding the best places for family getaways.
What happens on a Disney cruise during the holiday season in 2014? Here's what you need to know about Verry Merrytime Cruises with Disney Cruise Line.
Clearwater Beach / St. Petersburg Florida: tips for family travel to this popular area two hours west of Orlando.
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disneyland? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
Europe With Kids: check out many ideas for family trips in Western Europe -- London, Paris, Italy, Greece...
Planning a family getaway to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama? Put these kid-friendly attractions at the top of your to-do list.
Disney Halloween vacations: Here's a peek at the special events during the Halloween season at Disney theme parks around the world and on Disney Cruise Line.
Looking for a water park? This state-by-state guide to US water parks will help you find one fast.
Thinking about taking a cruise with kids? These cruise lines go above and beyond for families.
Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Orlando: suggestions range from places where families can have fun with themed entertainment to choices that will go easy on the vacation budget.
Winter Vacation Ideas: family getaway ideas in the snow, in the sun, special events, fun new things to try....
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in October? These destinations make for awesome fall getaways.