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Everything the family planner needs to know about the top Family Vacation Activities at destinations around the world, whether you're interested in family cruises, road trips, hotel kids clubs, great but cheap vacations and weekend getaways or short breaks.

  • Since HAL and his offspring, C-3PO and R2-D2, first entered popular culture, humans have grown accustomed to the notion of benevolent robots being trained to serve them. And while some high-end novelty shops have been selling household robots as a fun toy, most travelers had few practical examples...

  • A Disney vacation will always be something that is somewhat of an heirloom, being handed down generation to generation, no matter the age when you first visit. It's a family vacation we save for, spend time planning out to every last detail, and one we want our children to remember for the rest of...

  • Fans of Broadway dream about visiting New York to catch a live show in one of the 40 professional theatres located near Times Square and Lincoln Center. “In New York, we have tourists coming from all over the world,” agrees Sean Hartley, Director of Theater@Kaufman at New York’s Kaufman Music...

  • As a novice skier, preparing for a ski trip to Vermont with my daughter was a bit intimidating. She’s a great sport but, at only 5-years-old, I knew that the process of renting/fitting gear, layering appropriately, and making this experience fun enough so that she’d want to accompany me regularly,...

  • We are in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, home to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, because my husband is an absolute car nut. However, Paul’s a Formula One follower from Wales. He’s passionate and articulate enough about racing that the nephews had taken to calling him #NascarDad but I knew he needed...

  • Cuba, a Caribbean isle whose recently unmuted siren song is attracting sophisticated travelers, has just come a little closer. In conjunction with the island nation of Cuba opening up to foreign influence at political, touristic and economic levels, its culture and biodiversity have planted a...

  • Botswana, a former British colony, gained its independence in 1966 and has since grown to be one of the most stable African countries both politically and economically. So why should Botswana be on your travel bucket list? Botswana has been rated as the no.1 travel destination for 2016 by Lonely...

  • We all have sacred family traditions from our childhood that we still hold dear today. I bet for a lot of us, one of the most magical childhood vacations we think about is Disneyland. The rides, the characters we loved so much, the treats Mom and Dad made special exceptions to buy, and the endless...

  • At the TMS Family Travel conference held on Amelia Island, I experienced how one man’s passion for the culinary arts can convey an aura of wellness over an entire resort. That passion belongs to executive chef Daven Wardynski, who has led the culinary team at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort...

  • Cologne is known for Carnival, Berlin has its Film Festival, and Munich -- celebrating the 500th anniversary of Germany's Beer Purity Law -- may be the epicenter of Oktoberfest. Surely, though, those three cities aren’t the only worthy hosts of internationally celebrated events. Of all of Germany's...

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