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Disney World, Minus the Crowds
Want to visit Disney World when attendance is low? This month-by-month chart makes it easy to time it right.
The Best and Worst Times to Visit Disney World
Want to know the best time to visit Disney World? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
The Cheapest Times To Visit Disney World
Want to visit Disney World on the cheap? Here's the lowdown on when prices are at their most affordable in 2014.
Where to Find Free Fun at Disney World
Looking for ways to stretch your dollars at Disney World? Take advantage of these free activities that do not require a theme park ticket.
Disneyland vs. Disney World: How Do They Compare?
Read about differences between Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Orlando. Families will have a great time at either destination!
Will Hurricane Season Interrupt Your Fall...
Beach getaway in Florida? Fall vacation in the Caribbean? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Get Lost in These Amazing Corn Mazes
Looking for a corn maze in the northwest? Check out the Farmstead Corn Maze in Meridian, Idaho.
Snag a Deal on Your Next Disney Vacation
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.
Will a Hurricane Ruin Your Florida Vacation?
Planning a Florida beach getaway? Heading to Disney World? Here's what the experts are saying about the risk of hurricanes in 2014.
Disney World on a Dime
Want to visit Disney World for less? These tried-and-tested tips will help you save money and maximize value during your stay.
Thanksgiving Weekend Getaways with All the...
Itching to get away for Thanksgiving? From north to south and coast to coast, here's where to make the most of the long holiday weekend.
The Many Things You Can Do While in NYC with...
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.
Have You Ridden Disney Cruise Line's Hairiest...
PHOTOS: Take a tour of the thrilling AquaDunk body slide featured on the Disney Magic. The ride was added during a stem-to-stern renovation in 2013.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Vacation
Planning an escape during the holiday season 2014? These Christmas vacation ideas promise a getaway that's merry and bright for the whole family.
Have a Question About Planning a Family...
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is the family vacations expert at About.com. Send her your questions about planning family vacations and traveling with kids.
17 Spring Break Ideas for Families in 2014
Spring Break 2014 Ideas for Families
Road Trip! Yosemite Gold Country with Kids
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.
The Smart Parent's Guide to Walt Disney World
Get more out of your Disney World vacation with these tried-and-tested tips that can help you find more value and avoid hassles.
Fantastic Fall Getaways Your Family Will Love
SLIDESHOW: Here are can't-miss ideas for fall getaways with kids, from colorful autumn drives to long holiday weekend escapes.
Rainy Day Vacation Solution: Play Charades with...
Charades: how to play this great game, for family fun for all ages.
The Best Cancun Resorts for Families (Beware,...
Top Cancun resort choices for families: suggestions for all inclusive and other resorts with special features for families.
Best Vacations for Families with Babies and...
The best vacations for families with babies and toddlers offer support through flexible childcare, babysitting, and age-appropriate programming.
Can You Find All-Inclusive Resorts in Hawaii?
Is it possible to find all inclusive resorts in Hawaii? Here are a few hints.
Find a Polar Express Train Near You
Do you believe in the magic of Christmas? Hop onboard a Polar Express train and recreate the magic from the beloved children's book and movie.
100+ Family Vacation Deals, Special Offers, and...
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.
The Most Amazing Pools at Disney World Resorts
Our favorite pools at Disney World resorts feature a sand-bottom beach, Mayan pyramid, Spanish fortress, and a talking regal blue tang named Dory.
Where to Take the Kids in November
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in November? These destinations make for awesome fall getaways.
Top Kid-Friendly Travel Destinations
These top family vacation recommendations include all-time favorites plus places that perhaps you haven't considered before.
Our Favorite Family Winter Vacations with Sun...
Winter Vacation Ideas in the Northeast U.S.: find family-friendly suggestions in Vermont, New York State, Pennsylvania, and more.
What You Need to Know About International...
Taking kids out of the country? Here's what you need to know about passports and documentation.
Documents Needed When Only One Parent Travels...
Travel documents for children crossing borders: for US family travelers, documents needed to cross borders with kids when only one birth parent is traveling.
Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun
Cancun all inclusive resorts: an A to Z look at a dozen popular all inclusives in Cancun, for families.
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best...
Tips for families of five or more who are looking for an all-inclusive resort. Page 6.
New York Winter Vacation
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.
13 Great Family-Friendly New England Resorts
Top New England Family Resorts: check out destinations with extensive kids programs and family activities.
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay, Jamaica
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort Montego Bay - Jamaica all inclusive resort with many features for families.
America's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families
All-inclusive resorts do exist in the United States. Here are America's best all-inclusives for families.
11 Kid Friendly All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts
Top Caribbean All Inclusive Resorts for Families: Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic has excellent kids programs, watersports, and more for families.
Save Up to \$600 With an All-Inclusive Disney...
Like the idea of an all-inclusive Disney World vacation this winter? You can save up to $600 with a package that includes the popular Disney Dining Plan.
10 Epic Fall Foliage Drives with Kids
Looking for fabulous fall foliage? Check out these kid-friendly road trips that the whole family will love.
Where to Take the Kids in January
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in January? These destinations make for awesome vacations in the new year.
8 Fun-Filled Family Vacations in the Southeast US
Southeast US: family vacation ideas including Myrtle Beach, Gulf Shores Alabama, Hilton Head, Outer Banks, and much more.
Jamaica's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families
Jamaica All Inclusive Resorts: find resorts for families with kids programs, waterslides and waterparks, teen centers, and more.
Halloween in Chocolate Town USA
Visiting Hershey during the Halloween season in 2014? Here's what you need to know about Hersheypark in the Dark.
Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts Your Kids Will...
Read about Caribbean all inclusive resorts for families with kids programs, infant and toddler care, watersports, family activities...
All-Inclusive Resorts with Baby Care and...
All inclusive resorts with baby care and toddler programs: find family-friendly all inclusive resorts with nurseries, infant care, and toddler kids clubs.
Should You Visit Venice with Your Kids?
Venice with Kids: practical advice for family visits to this beautiful and unique city in Italy.
Top Things to do on Kauai, for Families
For something different, and a fun outing: go tubing through tunnels. Kauai Backcountry Adventures runs
The Best and Worst Times to Visit Disneyland
Trying to figure out the best time to visit Disneyland? Here's a month-by-month overview of prices, crowds, and weather.
Have a Game Plan: 7 Tips for Your Epcot Theme...
Tips for families visiting Epcot theme park at Disney World.
5 Favorite South Carolina Resorts for Families
South Carolina resorts for families: find suggestions at Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and other popular destinations.
Why September is the Best Month to Visit Orlando
Visit Orlando in September for smaller crowds and a bonanza of exceptional deals on hotels, dining and attractions.
Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge
Christmas at Great Wolf Lodge: Snowland comes complete with life-size gingerbread houses, letters to Santa, caroling, holiday storytime, and more.
9 All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean and...
Value priced all inclusive resorts: check out nine choices for families in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Smart Parent's Guide to Holiday Travel with Kids
Planning a family getaway this holiday season? Follow these tried-and-tested tips to make sure your trip is affordable and stress-free.
Which Mexico Resorts Are Best for Families?
Read about Mexico all inclusive resorts, which are such popular spots for family vacations; see tips and a few cautions, too.
Help! Where Should I Stay at Walt Disney World?
Where to stay at Disney World: read about factors and considerations for families.
Disney Delivers a New Seamless Planning-to-Park...
Planning a trip to Disney World? Here's what you need to know about MagicBands and the new MyMagic+ ticketing system.
Save On Your Next Cruise
Save a bundle on your next family cruise with one of these deals from the most kid-friendly cruise lines.
Family of 5 or More? These Hotels and Resorts...
Family Hotels / Resorts for Five or More: find places that welcome families of five (or more)
4 Awesome New Attractions Coming Soon to Walt...
Coming soon to Walt Disney World: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Four Seasons Orlando, Avatar Land, and more.
3 Surprising Things That Make Car Sickness Worse
Does your kid get car sick every time you hit the road? Here are three surprising things that can make things worse.
Don't-Miss Christmas Events in New York City
Planning a visit to NYC during the holiday season? Here's a don't-miss line-up of Christmas and holiday events in 2014.
Beat Motion Sickness with These 8 Tips
Motion sickness: if you or your kids tend to feel car sick, read about remedies and how to avoid motion sickness in cars.
A Guide to the Dominican Republic's All-Inclusi...
Dominican Republic all inclusive resorts for families: the DR is a popular Caribbean island for getaways with kids programs and other kid-friendly features.
Rock Your Family Reunion With a Splurge-Worthy...
Looking for a luxury vacation rental for your family gathering? Find the perfect villa, estate, or castle in the luxury collection from HomeAway.
America's Most Fun and Fabulous Historic Train...
Love to see America by train? These scenic railroads deliver a big slice of history and gorgeous views that you just can't experience from a car.
How to Travel Safely in the Caribbean in...
Hurricane season in the Caribbean: strategies to reduce weather risks include choosing low-risk spots, low-risk months...
Find Great Family Resorts in the Northeast US
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.
Luxury Meets Magic at the New Disney World Four...
Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is opening in August 2014
Get More White, Spend Less Green
Planning a family ski vacation? Save a bundle with deals and special offers at ski resorts in the US and Canada.
Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)
Day of the Dead - Halloween in Mexicos Day of the Dead (Dias de los Muertos).
Why Rocking Horse Ranch, NY, is Great for...
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.
Top 10 Family-Friendly Resorts in Arizona
Arizona Resorts for Families, including dude ranches, places with waterpark features such as a lazy river and waterslides, and more.
Love Floating Down a Lazy River? Check Out...
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.
Can't-Miss Hotspots at the Mayan Riviera:...
Mayan Riviera all inclusive resorts and highlights for families along the Mayan Riviera, from north end at kilometer 18 to Tulum at kilometer 117.
Family Vacation Deals in the Caribbean and Mexico
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.
The Harry Potter Theme Park: Tips for an...
Trying butterbeer is one of the little things that makes visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter so much fun.
Fantastic Family Vacation Spots in Florida
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...
Winter Vacation Ideas
Winter Vacation Ideas: family getaway ideas in the snow, in the sun, special events, fun new things to try....
The Price of Admission to the Happiest Place on...
How much do tickets to Disney World cost in 2014? Compare ticket prices for Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld Orlando.
Is Disney Cruise Line a Good Fit For Your Family?
Looking for a kid-friendly cruise line? Find out more about Disney Cruise Line to decide if this is the right fit for your family.
Things You Should Know About Mexico Resorts
Mexico resorts: families love these getaways, but there are some tips, cautions, and points to note.
16 Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts on the...
Mayan Riviera: find out about family-friendly all inclusive resorts in this popular area south of Cancun in Mexico.
Where to Celebrate Christmas in Orlando
Orlando pours on the Christmas cheer as theme parks and resorts roll out the red-and-green carpet with fabulously festive holiday celebrations.
Holiday Season Highlights at Disney World
Christmas 2014 at Disney World: Holiday highlights at Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios
6 Family-Friendly Vacation Spots in Mexico
Mexico vacations for families: all inclusive resorts, popular destinations, and more.
Which Cruise Line is the Best Fit For Your...
Thinking about taking a cruise with kids? These cruise lines go above and beyond for families.
What to Know About Club Med Cancun in Mexico
Club Med Cancun Yucatan, Mexico all inclusive resort with prime location in Cancun, and excellent programs for kids and teens...
Which Disney Resorts Are Closest to the Magic...
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.
Which Caribbean Islands Have All-Inclusive...
Which Caribbean islands have all inclusive resorts? Not all islands offer these popular types of family getaways.
Find a Great Family Resort in Pennsylvania
Family Resorts PA: profiles of family-friendly resorts in Pennsylvania, with recreation, kids' programs, etc.
The Atlantis Bahamas Resort: Take Family Fun to...
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.
Poconos Resorts: Escape with Your Family to the...
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.
Where to Take the Kids in December
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in December? These destinations make for awesome vacations during the holiday season.
Christmas / Holiday Season Events
Christmas and Holiday Season events and getaway ideas for family travellers, including Christmas train rides, tree lightings, holiday lights, great places to see Santa, vacation packages....
Holiday Events by Region
Holiday events: find events and celebrations for families during the Holiday Season, by region, in the Northeast US, Orlando, CA, and more locations.
Hershey PA Christmas Events
Hershey PA Christmas Events for families
Fun Travel Games to Print Out and Take in the Car
Travel games to print out: find simple games to play in the backseat of the car or on a long plane ride.
Where to Take the Kids in October
Wondering where to take the kids for a family getaway in October? These destinations make for awesome fall getaways.
The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico
Ten Top All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico for family vacations, with features such as excellent kids programs and lazy rivers and other waterpark features.
Is it Risky to Take a Caribbean Cruise During...
Is it risky to take a Caribbean cruise during hurricane season? Here are recommendations from the family vacations expert at About.com.
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