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Weekend Travel Inspiration: A Day Aboard an MSC Cruise Ship

By Eileen Gunn I had a bit of treat this week. I got to spend a day aboard the MSC Divina, which stopped in New York City on its way from Miami to Rome. MSC is a fast-growing cruise ship company but American are still somewhat unfamiliar with it. While …

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Our Top 5 Family Activities in Dallas

By Rebecca Darling Howdy, partner! Dallas is so much more than the Texas you’re thinking of! Yes, we have great BBQ, cowboys, and tall hair, but it’s also full of culture, history and fun family experiences! Here are five things My family most likes to do when we visit Dallas. …

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bakfiet bike in amsterdam
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Amsterdam With Kids: Culture + StroopWafels

By Jessica Glorieux I got a few looks when I mentioned that I was headed to Amsterdam with my two kids, ages 3 and 5. Some might well see the city as a destination more suited to your partying years than your parenting ones. But Amsterdam offers plenty for families. …

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creating light at the Franklin Institute
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 6 Bright Ideas For Philadelphia With Kids

By Eileen Gunn I like revisiting certain places periodically as Tiny Traveler grows. Seeing the evolution in her interests makes these trips more memorable. Nearby Philadelphia is one of these places. Over spring break we decided to see how age 7 compared with her visit at age 4. Growing out …

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the train at the jardin accolimitation
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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 5 Paris Parks For Kids (and Parents,Too)

By Eileen Gunn Paris parks are green, pretty full of fun things to do and present families with well-needed breaks from site seeing. Far more than in the U.S., these parks will present opportunities for your kids to separate you from your money. Be prepared to stumble upon carousels everywhere …

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the garage at pittsburgh children's museum
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Weekender: Pittsburgh, In the Rain, With Kids

By Malinda Brent The forecast was rain but we decided to risk it: a 24-hour jaunt to Pittsburgh to catch part of a three-game series between the Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals. Of course, as soon as we hit the Steel City limits, a deluge of rain hit us. …

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Weekend Travel Inspiration: What’s New in Maui

By Eileen P. Gunn Hawaii is on just about everyone’s bucket list and is a great place to take Kids. Maui’s combination of beachfront resorts, out-door activities, unique natural feature and local culture is sure to leave almost everyone in almost any family smiling. Better still, Maui’s hotels are adding …

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The Right Way to See Rheims With Kids

By Eileen P. Gunn We took a day trip to Rheims during our Paris vacation this summer, attracted by its history and promise of champagne. Daytrips are tricky because you have little time to orient yourself to a new place and see a few worthwhile things. The city was bigger …

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Weekend Travel Inspiration: A Typical Day on A Safari Family Vacation

By Trish Berry Safaris are all about the wildlife. So naturally days are planned around when you’re most likely to see the local animals out and about. This means early morning, late afternoon and perhaps nighttime game drives. You’ll generally decide at dinner the night before, which activities you’d like …

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Local Tip: 5 Best Hamptons Family Activities

By Jennie Magaro The Hamptons are renowned for celebrities, gala fundraisers and paparazzi.  But they do have a lesser-known family friendly side, full of small-town ice cream shops, calm beaches, nature preserves and local farms. As someone who is actually raising kids out here, I’m happy to share my family’s …

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