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8 Essential Items for First-Time Kid Skiers

by Maxwell Barna

With these essentials, a day or weekend (or week!) on the slopes will be stress-free. Whether you ski or snowboard, don’t forget these must-have accessories…

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8 Prettiest Places to Go Ice Skating With Kids

by Maxwell Barna

No winter is complete without ice skating — take your kids to one of these beautiful ice rinks.

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6 Fun Snow Day Activities for Kids

by Maxwell Barna

A snowstorm means different things for different people. For kids, it’s a day-long retreat from the woes of geography, Shakespeare and, even worse, algebra. For…

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8 Travel Gadgets for Families

by Maxwell Barna

Family vacations are exciting, but getting to your destination can get hectic and even boring. Long flights, miles upon miles of deserted highway, lost bags,…

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2013 Gift Guide for Traveling Families

by Maxwell Barna

The holidays are approaching at lightning speed, and if you need a little help thinking of gifts for your favorite family travelers this season, we…

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Las Vegas Weekend Guide

by Maxwell Barna

We know what you’re thinking: Why on Earth would you take your children to a place so fondly nicknamed “Sin City?” Because it’s also known…

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Nashville Weekend Guide

by Maxwell Barna

Nashville is a city big on respect, community and family. If yours is looking for some of that good old-fashioned southern hospitality you’ve heard so…

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Renting a Car for Your Next Family Vacation? 7 Car Rental Tricks You Need to Know Before You Book

by Maxwell Barna

Rent a car for your next family vacation the right way with these seven tips on comparing prices, bringing car seats, renting abroad and more.

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10 Best Family-Friendly College Towns

by Maxwell Barna

In what seems like the blink of an eye, the kids you’ve raised are all grown up and off to college. As parents, you’re worried.…

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10 Best Ski Resorts on the West Coast

by Maxwell Barna

Every year, parents all over the world invest a tremendous amount of time and effort painstakingly researching locations for possible family vacations. And winter family…

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