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Sleep in a Grand Copenhagen Palace at Hotel d’Angleterre

For families seeking a luxe home base in Copenhagen, Hotel d’Angleterre is the answer. The hotel was constructed as a palace 250 years ago, and still looks it — the interior retains shiny, beautiful top notes like gilt mirrors, sparkling chandeliers and lavish sitting areas. From the minute we entered the hotel, my kids felt its regal heritage, from the…

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The Rectory Hotel: 18th-Century Elegance in the Peaceful Cotswolds Countryside

For families traveling through England’s Cotswolds region, The Rectory Hotel marries a quaint atmosphere and modern, kid-friendly conveniences in a tranquil countryside location. Just an hour’s drive from Bath, this former 18th-century mansion makes a great base to explore local sites, from postcard-perfect Cotswolds villages to Stonehenge and even London. Best of all, the owners have preserved the homelike feel and personal air of welcome. Family-Friendly…

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All-Inclusive Beach Bliss in Mexico at Hyatt Ziva Cancun

Cancun has so many family-friendly hotels and resorts that it can be difficult to figure out the best one to fit your whole family’s needs. If you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort that’s optimal for all ages — from babies to grandparents — look no further than Hyatt Ziva Cancun. Located at the tip of the Yucatan peninsula, it…

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Natural Hot Springs and Northern Lights at Iceland’s Frost and Fire Hotel

Just outside Reykjavik in Hveragerdi sits the beautiful Frost and Fire, right on the banks of the River Varma in the midst of bubbling springs. The combination of the smoke that rises from the springs and the beautiful views of the waterfall and mountains nearby is simply sublime. There could not be a better place to stay in south…

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Casual Beachfront Elegance for All Ages at Kauai’s Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas

There’s a lot for both parents and kids to love about The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, part of the upscale Princeville community on Kauai’s wild and dramatic North Shore. Nestled along a cliff above the ocean, it offers sweeping views of the scenery, as well as opportunities for all kinds of adventure—both onsite and in the surrounding area. Family-Friendly…

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Chilling Out at Vermont’s Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

After driving nearly seven hours to get to Stowe, Vermont, on a Friday afternoon, I wondered for a moment if the long trip had been worthwhile. Our destination was Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, only two hours from the Canadian border. My doubts dissipated as soon as we crossed the state line — Vermont is simply sublime, with rolling…

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A History Lesson Kids Will Love at The Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia

Located right in the heart of the city, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia is an opulent reminder of our nation’s earliest days. Originally Girard Trust Company, it became Girard Corn Exchange in 1951, then served as a bank building in the 1970s and ’80s before evolving into The Ritz-Carlton in 2000. With decor that preserves a sense of the past, it’s…

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Fifty Glorious Oceanfront Acres at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is a luxurious hotel located on Kauai’s south shore in the heart of Poipu. Just 30 minutes from the airport, it’s an upscale, very island-driven resort, and has just about everything a family needs. The staff greets visitors with a lei upon arrival, providing a real Hawaiian experience. From…

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Amenities and Activities for All Ages at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

If you’re looking for a family-friendly resort in Mexico that offers authenticity, amenities, and activities for all ages, look no further than Grand Residences Riviera Cancun. On a recent visit, I had the opportunity to explore the resort’s family-friendly offerings. Rooms are spacious and the resort offers a full slate of activities for families. Grand Residences Riviera…