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12620033252?profile=RESIZE_710x Kitty Hawk (Katie Stewart)                                                        


The Outer Banks (OBX) is a group of picturesque barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina, and is the perfect family getaway.  With its pristine beaches, iconic lighthouses, and rich history, OBX offers something for everyone.  It’s a place where families can relax and connect, take leisurely strolls along the shore, and share some stunning sunsets over the sound.  For a broad range of family-f

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 12395835480?profile=RESIZE_930xCarnival Cruise Line

On their recent Carnival Cruise Lines vacation, every member of the Meyers family was busy enjoying their three-generation vacation getaway. Tom and Martha were playing their favorite sport of pickleball, which is a popular pastime among people in their advanced age group. Their son Ben and his wife Melissa were steering electric race cars along a winding two-level track (above and below), slowing to negotiate sharp hairpin turns. Meanwhile, grandchildren Tom and Betsy wer

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Malaysia for Families


Malaysia, a tropical haven in Southeast Asia, beckons families from India with its diverse landscapes, cultural richness, and modern wonders. As the desire for unforgettable family vacations grows, Malaysia emerges as a perfect destination, offering a seamless blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural exploration. Malaysia tour packages from India for families cater to diverse interests, ensuring that every member, from the youngest to the oldest, finds joy in this enchanting jo

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Thanksgiving is a time of remembrance, family gatherings, and delicious meals. Everyone looks forward to being with their family and friends from all around the world. Flight prices can, however, dampen your holiday spirit if they are excessive. This is the reason why you should book a cheap Thanksgiving flight to make your holiday more affordable and more enjoyable. Our guide explains how to find the best Thanksgiving flight according to your preferences:

Start Early: The Early Bird Gets the Sav

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4 of the World´s Top Roller Coasters

If you're an amusement park geek, you've probably mused at some point about what makes one
roller coaster better than others. You've tried to answer this question logically with various rankings and lists, but they just don't gel, because roller coasters are very subjective. Two coaster enthusiasts could experience the same ride and come away with entirely different opinions on its quality. So how do we really know what the best roller coaster in the world is?


Steel Dragon 2000 - Nagashima Sp

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Opulent vibes, Arabian charm, and iconic attractions made Dubai a world-famous holiday spot. Every year hundreds of travel fanatics choose this city for some exclusive experiences. Besides, desert, beach, mountain- you get everything in one place.

Hence, what else do you need for an ideal vacation? Therefore, we have curated a list for those who want to take their family on a fun vacation. It will surely make your trip relaxing, rejuvenating, and memorable.

IMG Worlds of Adventure

The IMG Worlds of

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If your famiy is a bit adventurous, Africa is a trove of travel gold, from history and culture to sensational safaris and other forms of ecotourism. It's a way to have the time of your lives while creating memories and educating your kids in a vivid way that will stay with them for the rest of their own lives. And here's a quick look at seven of the top places that should be on your family-travel radar:

Botswana: Delta Force and Other Eco Marvels

This safari superstar is one of Africa

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8 Top Golf Destinations for Families


 Ko Olina Golf Club

If dad (and/or mom) want to combine a family vacation with some great golfing, there are a few destinations which offer both top-notch links and a wide menu of other attractions that will appeal to the kids. So everybody's happy - after all, shouldn't that be the whole point of traveling as a family? Here among hundreds of choices across the world I offer you eight of my favorites where family travel dovetails nicely with golf travel - see if you agree, and if you think I'

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De Palm Island


I’ve always envied my scuba-diving friends who describe their magical underwater world full of coral reefs and colorful fish. I’ve snorkeled aplenty but it’s not quite the same. Now, although I remain uncertified as a diver, I have an idea of what the majesty is all about thanks to my SNUBA experience at De Palm Island, an islet just down the coast from Aruba's capital Oranjestad.

For the uninitiated, SNUBA is a cross between SNorkeling and scUBA. Unencumbered by the heavy accou

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9009272464?profile=originalA new survey has revealed who Americans would least like to get on a plane with, and their own children came out as the top answer. What’s more, 18% have avoided holidays abroad so that they don’t have to fly.


Children have topped the list that Americans would least like to fly with, in a study looking into their travelling habits, followed by their partner’s family and their colleagues – which were the next most popular answers.


The team at undertook the research as part

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What better present for your entire family than to share fun and adventure in the sun, and the rainforest, beaches and volcanoes of Costa Rica. It is easy and affordable to travel to the peaceful country of Costa Rica.


9008898501?profile=originalThere is an overwhelming amount of places to go and things to do in Costa Rica. Rather than try to figure it out on your own, let Costa Rica travel experts with 30 years of experience help you. Horizontes travel agency in Costa Rica has extensive local knowledge and networks, and

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Winter Vacation Fun For Families in Nepal

If you want to make this winter special for your kids, take them to Nepal. Nepal is one of the most soothing places on earth, attracting tourists with its exquisite natural beauty and simple life style. Checkout what your kids can do here this holiday.

Visit Kathmandu's Durbar Square

This is one of the most happening spots of Nepal. The place comes with old shrines with tiered roofs and the dogs are decorated with marigold flowers. The place looks celestial with illuminated butter lamps while Bud

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Airport Travel with Little Ones

Vacations can be exciting. And for parents who feel the need for a break away from work and all of the stress, it can be one of the most relieving times in your life. However, traveling with young children can almost put all of that that stress right back into the situation. I know that traveling with kids through airports can be seem little daunting, and with kids, it may seem a little impossible. However, there are some quick tips for you to make your vacation trip run as best as it can when t

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Family Whitewater Rafting Adventures in Costa Rica

Family-rafting-on-Pejibaye-River-300x200.jpg?width=266Looking for a Costa Rica family adventure out in nature? Spend a fun-filled day splashing in the mild rollercoaster rapids of the Pejibaye River.

The beautiful, tropical Pejibaye River is a tributary of the mighty Reventazon River in the Turrialba Valley, just two hours from San Jose. Its low-key Class 2-3 rapids (in the lower section) make it a great introductory whitewater rafting trip for beginners and children (ages 8 and up). The three-hour river trip gives you spectacular scenery of coffee

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Family Travel in Costa Rica

The entire country arguably could be considered one hugBoys-with-spider-monkey-at-wildlife-sanctuary-199x300.jpg?width=199 outdoor classroom – filled to the brim with amazing nature and exciting adventure. For this reason, Costa Rica has become one of the top family vacation destinations in the world.

All in one small country you can find warm tropical weather, beautiful beaches along two oceans (Pacific and Caribbean), rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes, rivers, and fascinating wildlife that is actually “in the wild.”

For families looking for a safe, educationa

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by Kyle McCarthy with Kaleel Sakakeeny

With demand for family-friendly summer vacation destinations,  multigenerational accommodations and organized tours at an all-time high according to industry sources, the moms behind the first TMS Family Travel Summit decided to look at what “family travel” really means.

They found that the classic married couple with two kids, or more technically, the “married-couple-biological-children” family represents less than half of all American families. Single pare

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My heavily scheduled fam and I had an open August weekend, so I looked for a resort destination in Pennsylvania's Poconos (which is only a one-hour-plus drive from our home in northern New Jersey) where I, my wife Sue, our tween daughter, and teen son could all kick back and enjoy the area’s beautiful surroundings.

After some strategic Binging, I found that our choices included:

  • Skytop Lodge (Skytop, PA) - very nice, but we had already been there.

  • Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort (Shawnee on Delaware, PA

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Our guide Elina was born and raised in downtown St. Petersburg, and is an Art History scholar, making her the perfect person to offer both a local's insight and academic's expertise. She's also a parent and has joined us today to offer advice on how to enjoy all of St. Petersburg's cultural offerings while balancing the interests of younger travelers. photo
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Are you planning a trip to St. Petersburg with your little one(s) but all the programs you see are full of places of interest f

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I’m a huge animal lover, and I’ve been writing about vacation resorts for a few years now. These two facts might at first seem like a non-sequitur, but on my recent visit to Iberostar’s five-resort Playa Paraíso complex on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera below Cancun, they came delightedly together. 

Here not a day goes by where you won’t spot a charming critter with feathers, fins, or fur. Strolling from my room to dinner one evening at the Paraíso Maya, I came across a peacock calmly striding around t

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