Turks and caicos beaches
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Plan An Easy Turks & Caicos Vacation With Kids

You’ve heard about the turquoise waters and the powdery sand of Turks and Caicos. They really are the reasons you go. And if you are traveling with kids what more do …

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A plaza and the long walkway from it to el morro, in old san juan
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Puerto Rico With Kids: Our Guide To Hotels, Food & Fun

Puerto Rico is a no-brainer for a family beach getaway. It’s a reasonable, often direct, flight from the East Coast, you don’t need a passport and you can use American …

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42 Things To Do With Kids on 7 Caribbean Islands

At some point in late January I always get tired of my LL Bean down coat and Ugg boots and New York’s gray days. I tell Rich that we need …

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Even an easy caribbean getaway requires some planning
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Packing List: Caribbean Vacation With Kids

In our house we choose the Caribbean when we want an easy vacation. Beach, umbrella drinks, some sightseeing options in case we want a break from our lounge chairs and …

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Tweens play in the water on grand bahama island
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Take Your Teens To GBI, Bahamas: Here’s Why

If your family prefers a quieter Caribbean vacation than some of the mega resorts offer, consider an escape to the village of West End on Grand Bahama Island, the Bahamas. …

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Grande anse beach in grenada
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9 Ways To Spice Up Your Grenada Vacation

Caribbean Islands that are close to the US, like Turks & Caicos or the Virgin Islands, get the most buzz for family winter getaways. But islands further south like  Grenada, Dominica …

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Club med punta cana offers an upscale ill-inclusive experience in the nearby dominican republic. It's known for its great kids clubs
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We Review Club Med Punta Cana

The Hotel: Club Med Punta Cana Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic The Vibe The Dominican Republic is a popular resort destination because of its relatively short flights from the U.S. …

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A boat ride can lead to a hidden cave in jamaica
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An Easy Jamaica Day Trip With Kids

Portland Parish is easily my favorite part of Jamaica. Away from the busy tourist areas of the North coast, Portie, as it’s affectionately known to Jamaicans, is always lush and …

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Sugar beach st. Lucia, in the caribbean
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5 Top Caribbean Resorts for Families

The Caribbean is definitely one of those destinations where you can find everything you want most in a family beach getaway: resorts that are good values, fantastic food, incredible nature …

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Guadeloupe has rain forest and beaches
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Guadeloupe: The Caribbean’s Hidden Gem

Like many American sun-seekers I had never heard of the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Then a Guadeloupian mom at my daughter’s school spent an afternoon telling me about the rainforests, waterfalls …

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