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A Year-Long RV Adventure—Over In 6 Weeks

By Mindi Rosser Just six months ago, I was chomping at the bit to downsize from my 1,800 sq. ft. dream home steps from the national forest in Big Bear Lake, California. Our plan was to go to San Francisco in our RV and work in the city at high-paying …

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Keeping 3 Generations Happy at Disney World

By Liza Wyles We did a three-generation family trip to Disney World this winter. I knew it was going to be seven days of managing expectations: Can we ride that again? Can we get ice cream? Can we get more ice cream? But I didn’t realize that I would have …

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Weekend Travel Inspiration: 10 Tips For Taking Kids To Amusement Parks

Amusements parks are go-to vacation destinations for some families and places to avoid at all costs for others. But if you have kids, you’ll wind up spending at least a few weekends at amusement parks, be it a giant destination theme park or your local fun park. Here are some tips, …

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Weekend Travel Inspiration: What’s Your Ideal Vacation?

          Which of these photos makes you start day dreaming about a vacation? Which one makes you shudder? My husband would love skiing in that Colorado powder, but you couldn’t pay him to put up with the amusement park crowds. I can spend long happy hours on …

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Weekend Travel Inspiration: Where Will You Go In 2015?

This is an exciting week at FamiliesGo! We’re joining with some wonderful globetrotting travel writers to launch Weekend Travel Inspiration, a collection of content that is meant to give you travel ideas to dream about and maybe even plan a trip around. This is the perfect week to launch this …

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MOMtravelchat: How NOT To Schlep Presents During Holiday Travel

By the FamiliesGo! editors It’s never easy to travel light when you travel with kids. But holiday time is even harder. How can you show up at grandma’s or your sister’s house without at least a few presents? And how do you avoid heading home with far more? This was …

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A Kid’s Guide To World Travel

By Eileen Gunn Illustrations by Tiny Traveler Want to know what will make kids happy on vacation? Go right to the source. Don’t believe you always have to go to the beach. Tiny Traveler drew from our city travel for this guide. She recommends bringing a scooter and trying local bakeries, …

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10 Genuinely Helpful Tips for Holiday Flying

Being the skeptical and world weary journalist I am (in addition to being a skeptical and sleep-deprived mom), I generally ignore information sent to me in press releases. But this list of holiday travel tips from Travelocity is actually pretty good. So I’m posting it. May your coming days be …

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Here’s How A Family Of 8 Travels Economically And Happily

By Dan Miller I admit I chuckled a little when the editor at FamiliesGo! asked me to write about my most ambitious family vacation. As a father of six, pretty much every trip we take qualifies as ambitious. The last time we all traveled together we took 17 (!) pieces …

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MOMtravelchat: Top Tips for Big-Family Travel

We invited Steve Martin from Big Family Travel to share advice and inspiration for traveling with three or more kids. In spite of having four kids, including triplets, his family gets out and about in a way that is inspirational (read about their summer in Berlin). We gave away some …

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