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Palazzo Vecchietti: Luxury Apartment-Style Suites in the Heart of Florence

Palazzo Vecchietti is a perfect option for discerning families who want spacious, private accommodations with kitchen facilities and a home-away-from-home ambiance. This historical 15th-century palazzo has just 14 rooms spread over three floors. The small scale of the property, paired with the personalized service of the front office staff, creates a relaxed, comfortable, and unstuffy atmosphere…

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An Enriching and Authentic Adventure in Cusco, Peru at Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

When we told friends and family we’d be headed to Cusco and Machu Picchu with our toddler, our excitement was typically met with silence. I could see the wheels turning: Why would we take a toddler on a trip she’d barely remember? Was it even safe? What would she do? Well, our toddler ate quinoa,…

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All-Age Elation Found at Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai at Pudong

My vision of experiencing Shanghai with kids included staying at a gorgeous luxury hotel — albeit a kid-friendly one — that embodies the energy and excitement of the commercial and financial center of mainland China. Mission accomplished. This is exactly what we found at the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai at Pudong. Located in the heart of Pudong…

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A Family-Friendly Stay in San Diego at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort

It’s the eternal question: Where to go for spring break? Our family tradition is to turn this school vacation into multi-generational fun time, visiting my in-laws who live in the Phoenix area. But in 2015 my husband Matt and I were looking for something a little different for this family trip with our 10- and 12-year-old…

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Best Things To Do in New Orleans with Kids

With Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street stealing the spotlight, New Orleans doesn’t get the credit it deserves as a family getaway. But the Crescent City has plenty of kid-friendly fun up its sleeve — you just have to know where to look. From fanciful playgrounds to fighter planes, here are five great suggestions for sights and activities…

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Families are VIPs at the Westin New York at Times Square

The Westin New York at Times Square offers a unique experience for families, located right in the heart of Broadway. It also offers a certain level of peace and quiet, as well as luxury, that is hard to find in midtown Manhattan. The 45-story tower holds 83 rooms within walking distance of 40 theaters and dozens of…

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A Bucket of Family-Friendly Summer Activities at Hotel del Coronado

If you’re dreaming of wide sandy beaches, sandcastles and surfing this summer, it’s hard to beat the ease and beauty of a Southern California beach vacation with kids. An area known for family resorts, there is none more iconic than the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego where families have vacationed since 1888. At “The…