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I’ve Been to Every Disney Park in the World—And These Are My Favorites

Get the insider scoop on Disney parks around the globe from an expert who's visited them all.

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...


43 Fall Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

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


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!


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

Santa opts for early delivery for the House of Windsor.


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.


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...

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...


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...


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...


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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...


10 Must-Stop Attractions for the Best Route 66 Road Trip

A Route 66 road trip is the ideal cross-country travel experience. Here are the best attractions you need to see...

10 Amazing Family Friendly Beaches You Can Find at the Jersey Shore

If you hear "Jersey Shore" and think Snookie and The Situation, it's time to rethink the Garden State's 130 miles...


20 Amazing Family Beaches You Need to Visit This Summer

The best family beach vacations combine sun, surf, and sand with kid-friendly activities, family-friendly amenities, and convenient places to play...


10 Fun Car Games You’ve Never Thought to Play with Your Kids

When you start hearing “Are we there yet?” from the back seat, start one of these games to keep your...


The 10 Best Children’s Museums in America

Museums are for more than just dinosaurs. With interactive exhibits and kid-friendly activities, these museums bring history to life for...


10 Outdoor Festivals Your Kids Will Love This Year

Want to give your next family vacation a boost of culture? Ditch the museum and head to one of these...


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10 Great Ships for Family Spring Break Cruises

Looking for a cruise that's as great for parents as it is for kids? We've got your ships right here.


15 Summer Experiences You Need to Book Right Now (Yes, in Winter!)

When it comes to summer travel, the early bird gets the great deal, not to mention the choice of summer's...


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10 Ways to Enjoy Walt Disney World Magic Without Paying Park Admission

A trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando comes with a bit of sticker shock, but you can still put...

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10 Essential Winter Weather Road Trip Tips Every Family Needs to Know

Snow and ice don't have to derail your family adventures. Just follow these road trip hacks and tips from travel...


This Might Be the Best Kept Family Vacation Secret in the United States

You might think we've found a fancy resort that costs a fortune. You'd be wrong.


13 Hotel Room Hazards You Didn’t Realize Were Putting Your Kids in Danger

Don't ruin your family vacation by ignoring these overlooked dangers.


30 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with Country Life

Country magazine celebrates its 30th birthday with a tribute to life's simple pleasures.


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10 Back-to-School Carpool Hacks All Parents Need to Save Their Sanity

For parents, back to school means spending way too much time shuttling kids all over creation. These hacks will help...


6 Fall Activities to Try This Year—That Aren’t Apple Picking

You've already taste-tested ciders and picked a bunch of apples—here's how to get off the beaten path.