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The Best Pumpkin Patch in Every State

At the best pumpkin patches around the country, you can expect great photo ops, hot cider, and hay bales. And at the spots we've hand-picked for you below you'll find all that—and more.

43 Fall Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

Enjoy every minute of the crisp autumn season with these must-do fall activities.


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What I Wish I Had Known Before Taking My Kids to an Amusement Park During a Pandemic

Here's what happened when my two kids and I met my mom at the amusement park.


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What It’s Like to Work at Disney World’s Most Exclusive Restaurant

All of that seemingly effortless Disney magic takes a lot of time, thought, and hard work.


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20 Drive-In Movie Theaters You Can Visit Right Now

Nothing says summer like watching a movie under the stars! We rounded up the oldest, biggest, and most fun drive-ins...

9 Things You Have to Book in Advance for Disney World Vacations

For some trips you can just grab your suitcase and go, but if you want to get the most out...


I Go On the Same Vacation Every Year—Here’s Why

My family has taken the same vacation every summer for more than two decades. Predictable? Yes. Boring? Never!


This Is How Much Snow It Takes to Shut Down Schools Across America

Some towns are just better equipped for snowfall than others. Where does yours stack up?


Why Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Kids Won’t Open Gifts This Christmas

Santa opts for early delivery for the House of Windsor.


14 Family-Friendly New Year’s Celebrations Around the Country

Who says grownups get to have all the fun on New Year's Eve? These special events around the country are...

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How to Use Google Flights to Save Big on Your Next Trip

Strategies abound for getting the best deal on airfare—but hours of slogging through websites on the appointed day at the...


14 Ways to Save Serious Money on Your Next Disney Vacation

Walt Disney World truly is one of the most magical places on earth. It's also one of the most expensive....


The 13 Best Cruises for Kids

Swimming pools, unlimited soft serve, chicken fingers and pizza galore, glitzy game rooms… ships designed to be the best cruises...


20 Affordable Last Minute Summer Getaways

Summer vacations don't have to break the bank. With the right destination, the right timing, and the right deal, you...


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The Funniest Family Vacations Stories That You Will Sadly Relate To

From Disney disasters to beach flops, your most memorable (i.e., hilarious!) family travel snafus.

10 Little Travel Mistakes That Make Your Vacation Unnecessarily Stressful

The best ways to regain control of your trip, so that it can be what was intended: a mental break.


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18 Secrets Disney Cruise Line Employees Won’t Tell You

Keeping the Disney magic going while at sea takes more than a few tricks. These are Disney Cruise Line's best-kept...


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16 Travel Secrets to Always Get the Best Airfare Possible

How to make the most of online travel agencies, price alerts, and special offers on every single trip.


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The Very Best Airplane Seats for Every Type of Need

Spoiler alert: Bulkhead seats and exit rows shouldn't always be your top choice.


20 Warm Winter Getaways for Families That Won’t Break the Bank

Pack your bathing suit and take your family to one of these easy-to-reach sunny destinations around the globe that are...


12 Things Your School Bus Driver Wishes You Knew

Curious why your child has an assigned seat? Here are the secrets parents wish they knew about the peculiar demands...


30 Must-See Places Around the U.S. to Take Your Kids Before They Fly the Coop

Kids grow up in a blink, so there's no time like the present to visit these bucket list destinations around...


The Best Hotel Chains in the World, Ranked

Which hotels made it onto TripAdvisor’s top ten list of the “most excellent” large chains around? Check them out here—and...

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How to Spend the Holidays in Disney World—While Beating the Crowds

Disney World is truly a magical place to be with your family during the holidays, but it can also be...


11 Candy Factories You Can Actually Visit

Whether you're a sucker for sour candies or melt over the sweet taste of milk chocolate, it's hard to say...


10 Fun Ideas for a Beautiful Family Fall Weekend Getaway

Many of the activities of fall—pumpkin picking, apple cider sipping, leaf loving—are both adult and kid-friendly, making for a vacation...


12 of the World’s Best Dinosaur Museums

These dinosaur museums will take you back to a time when fantastic creatures ruled the planet. Plus, you'll get up-to-date...


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21 Secrets to Flying with Kids from Flight Attendants and Pilots

Flying with little ones can be harrowing—but it doesn't have to be! We gathered top travel tips from people who...


15 Cheapest Towns You’ll Actually Want to Retire In

Three out of four Baby Boomers are unsure they have enough retirement savings. If you're nearing retirement age, it might...