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Essential Guide to Central Venice Neighborhoods with Kids

With its cobbled sidewalks, pedestrian streets, glittering canals and hundreds of bridges, Venice seems tailor-made to enchant kids. For many families, though, the unfamiliar terrain can be both dreamy and daunting. This magical floating city is made up of more than 117 islands, and it’s hard to know where to start. Venice is divided into six neighborhoods, collectively called sestieri (or…

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Best U.S. Hotels and Resorts for a Multigenerational Family Vacation

Multigenerational travel is a huge trend for the foreseeable future — now, more than ever, families realize the value of meaningful time together in a setting that offers a wealth of quality activities. The key? Planning for larger family groups requires attention to features and facets that make a property well suited for multiple ages. Consider these…

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10 Fabulous Places to Spend the Holidays with Kids

Has holiday party chatter gotten you thinking about a winter family getaway before the season ends? Look no further than these Ciao Bambino-vetted properties, sure to deliver whoops of joy to all and ripe for making memories that will keep your family riding high into 2016 and beyond. Best Holiday Destinations for Families Hotel del…

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10 Insider Things to Do in London with Kids

London is a perennial favorite for families, so much so that many visit more than once — there’s no way to see everything in a single trip, or even three! This list is for those who’ve already witnessed the Changing of the Guard, ridden the London Eye, played at Kensington Gardens and taken selfies with the lions at Trafalgar…

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10 Insider Spots in New York City with Kids

Are you daydreaming about your next trip to the Big Apple, but wondering what to do beyond the obvious tourist stops? Check out these insider ideas, guaranteed to keep kids engaged and happy while keeping parents from wandering around Times Square (again). Many are tried-and-true kid pleasers and some will leave everyone saying, “I didn’t…

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

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…

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A Whirlwind Trip to Asia with Kids

Asia. It sounds exotic and enticing. It can also seem daunting and utterly foreign. Where does one start with trip planning, let alone making it a terrific family adventure? On this three-week trip, we decided to focus on Japan and China. We shaped the itinerary around our desire for authentic experiences and “must-see” sights while…