A Virtual Trip to Ecuador: Galápagos Family Vacation Photo & Video Tour

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A family vacation to the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador is a trip that will be seared in your memory bank long after returning home. The fascinating landscape in this unique and important place on our planet, with surreal proximity to wildlife, creates the ultimate family travel engagement. If you’ve wondered if kids will “get” enough out of…

Off the Beaten Path in the Dominican Republic at Sublime Samana

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If your family beach vacation dream includes total relaxation on a gorgeous, undeveloped tropical beach, bookmark this page, as Sublime Samana is for you. Aptly named, this remote Small Luxury Hotel on the Atlantic coast of the Dominican Republic is a true gem in every sense of the word. The resort offers intimate, simple luxury without pretentious frills;…

An Exquisite Italian Mountain Family Holiday in Summer or Winter

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Tucked into the Sarentino Valley in Northern Italy, at 5,321 feet in altitude, is a peaceful mountain retreat, Auener Hof Dining House. They describe themselves as “discreet luxury with a nature-inspired design.” This is exactly how I found Auener Hof to be; guests receive the comfort and warmth of a mountain retreat, while experiencing the simple, personalized pampering that a small…

A Weekend of History and Southern Fun in Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston teems with options for a quick family getaway, and it has something for everyone: movie-caliber scenery, quaint shops, tempting Southern delicacies, and enticing adventures for any budding history buff. We pared our excursions down to a few each day to keep the trip enjoyable and relaxed. Highlights for families include: Things To Do in Charleston…