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Low-Key Caribbean Luxury at Saint Lucia’s Capella Marigot Bay Resort

Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina in Saint Lucia offers an environment of subtle, low-key luxury that’s perfect for families who need to unwind. From the moment guests arrive at the airport, greeted by the hotel staff with cold lavender towels and a dried fruit treat to enjoy during the beautiful ride to the resort, a sense…

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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…

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Island Hotel Newport Beach: Hip Luxury and Something for Everyone

Island Hotel Newport Beach (sister hotel to the exclusive Resort at Pelican Hill, a few miles along the Southern California coast) seems to have achieved a lot of the things that all hotel managers dream of. It offers something to everyone — business and pleasure travelers; adults and children — and guests in each of its different target…

Legoland California Resort: Fun Beyond the Rides

True confession time: My kids don’t really like amusement parks. Because they are red-blooded American kids, they think that they should like them. But they don’t really enjoy rides that are in any way fast, scary, or high. Even my 13-year-old is easily intimidated by small roller coasters and my 10-year-old professes terror in the…

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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…

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…