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7 family reunion destinations so perfect even your craziest aunt can’t say no

Most of us can admit that our clan consists of a (lovably) nutty cast of characters … So when it’s time to reunite en masse somewhere after 5, 10, even 20 years, finding the perfect locale is key. We’ve uncovered seven very different ways to start thinking about your crew’s particular rendezvous. How about checking …

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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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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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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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7 totally chill Colorado ski escapes you haven’t thought of yet

Aspen, Beaver Creek, Telluride and Vail are all winter wonderlands, but so are these awesome slightly off-the-radar hamlets. Land the ski vacay of your dreams without the crazy crowds and elevated costs by opting for some of Colorado’s less-traveled magical mountain hops.

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Drench your next trip in PIXIE DUST! 6 places to take your childhood imagination on a real vacation

You don’t need a fairy godmother to transport yourself to some of the most epic locales in all of the land … Take a trip to the actual places behind the classic tales we all know and still love! Trek through Pinocchio’s Tuscan village, romp around Madeline’s Paris, play hard in Peter Pan’s London, and …

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9 spectacular European urban spaces you should know

Summer tourist season is over — rejoice! Travel is cheaper, but the splendor and offerings of world-class European cities remain. Make your next trip over the pond all about real urban exploration, and skip that ordinary everyone-does-it tour guide. Instead, explore glorious urban spaces meticulously preserved and cherished by the locals.

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Get lost in these 8 amazing sanctuaries for urbanites

Walt Whitman extolled the virtues of Saturdays in the Park, where “every day’s the fourth of July.” (Okay, it was the ’70s band Chicago.) Discover for yourself the joy of leaving the concrete jungle to get lost in nature right in the heart of the city.