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Age-Friendly Travel

Traveling with Kids (Ages 7 to 9)

by Kara Williams

For many parents, traveling with 7- to 9-year-old children marks the golden age of vacationing.…

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Age-Friendly Travel

14 Best Resorts with Free Kids’ Clubs

by Linda Marsicano

No family vacation is complete without a little R&R for parents (and let’s be honest,…

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Age-Friendly Travel

The Best Family Vacation for Every Age

by Amanda Norcross

While many vacation destinations can entertain the whole family, the ideal vacation with a toddler…

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Age-Friendly Travel

American Girl Doll Hotel Packages

by Lissa Poirot

From doll-size travel beds and clothing to shopping credits and cookies, these American Girl doll…

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Family Travel Gear

8 Best Swim Goggles for Kids 2021

by Cynthia J. Drake

Swim goggles are an excellent addition to your summer beach bag or day at the…

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8 Things You Should Never Wear at the Airport

by Cortney Fries

Getting the entire family out the door and to the airport is a task that warrants a vacation all its own. And oftentimes, some of…

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Family Travel Gear
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8 Best Water Shoes for the Beach

by Terry Ward

Inspecting tidal pools for critters and splashing in the waves is more enjoyable when nobody’s complaining about sore feet. Enter the water shoe—the go-anywhere footwear with…

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Beach Vacations
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8 Best Swim Floaties for Kids 2023

by Courtney Elko

Whether you have an infant, toddler or a young swimmer, floaties for kids are a fun and a safe staple for any day in the…

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Beach Vacations

8 Best Beach Wagons and Carts for 2023

by Wendy Helfenbaum

What’s more relaxing than a day of sand and surf? The sea breeze, the warm sun, and best of all… the unimaginable amount of family…

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Best Family Vacations
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11 Best Road Trip Games for Families

by Jackie Perrin

Games for a family road trip need three ingredients in order to maximize their vacation mileage: portability, a minimum number of small parts, and a…

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Family Travel Gear
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10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2023

by Dave Parfitt

Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? More and more parents are trying to find that perfect smartwatch for kids, tweens, and teenagers in the family. When picking a smartwatch for…

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Air Travel
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8 Things You Should Never Put in Your Checked Bag

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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At-Home Activities
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8 Best Instant Cameras for Kids

by Karon Warren

Kids today love taking photos, especially selfies. But they also love taking photos with instant cameras, those cameras that immediately print out photos. These make…

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