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7 spring break destinations for the whole family

School’s out! No matter how old you are, those two little words can still make you feel deliriously happy. With spring break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about recharging and reconnecting as a family. Whether you’re looking to thaw out on a beach, hit the slopes for some spring …

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Fairy houses? Stars Wars-themed bunk beds? Proximity to Disneyland Park? Select from 5 KID KINGDOMS for your next family getaway

From enchanting homes with themed rooms near beloved amusement parks to splashy waterfront properties or rustic mountain escapes with their own hobbit holes, these family-friendly vacation rentals will awe and inspire kids of all ages. And they’ll likely tickle the fancy of parents too!

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8 awe-inspiring national sites every American needs to see

Oh, our pretty lady with those spacious skies … If you’ve never trekked through the peaks, valleys, monuments, and parks that make this land our land, what are you waiting for? Get packing and finally set off for Yellowstone, Mount Rushmore, the base of the Liberty Bell, and five more US sights you have to …

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Live like royalty: Castle rentals around Europe

Fit for a king or queen—or your whole royal family—these castles located in delightful destinations around Europe invite you and your kin or friends for an unforgettable stay in settings right out of a history book.

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Amazing Asian destinations the family will love

Asia isn’t reserved for couples on romantic beach getaways. If you’re the kind of parent who loves world travel and exotic family trips, consider the following family-friendly destinations—ones your kids will love as much as you will! As well as rounding up some of our favorite Asia vacation spots for families, we’ve thrown in some …

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8 great healthy destinations

Trying to jumpstart a healthy regimen with your next vacation? Make it easier and more fun by taking a trip to an inspiring locale. Maybe you’ll find your center by eating fare fresh from one of San Francisco’s legendary farmers’ markets, embracing solitude in a meditation garden in San Diego, running through our nation’s capital, …

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6 awesome family spring break escapes

Here comes the sun, little darlings! Even if you’ve been taking long winter’s naps when you should’ve been masterminding the crew’s sunny getaway, you’re A-OK. There’s still time to find your family’s perfect seasonal oasis in one of these six hot spots, from blue Hawaii to balmy Florida.

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Romance your way with our 4 fab Valentine breaks

You may have just one true love, but there are endless ways to take a romantic trip together. Some couples are foodies, while others head to the slopes or hit the beach for a getaway. No matter what your style—high octane or relaxed, mountain or city—we’ve found five swoon-worthy homes just perfect for two. Remembering …

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Discover your family’s true vacation personality before your next big trip

Griswolds, Fockers, Lannisters, Obamas. Every family needs to embark on a free-wheeling adventure together. Define your tribe’s vacation style and get going on your next awesome escape.

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Survive winter with these 7 beachy summer daydreams

Enough already with this bonkers weather. Our suggested coping mechanism for such hazy shades of winter? Turn your thoughts to bright natural light and big-time beach frolicking. Visualize pristine sandy beaches, sparkling ocean tides and tons of unadulterated S-U-N! After all, every good summer adventure begins with a wintertime daydream.