Hotel d'Angleterre, Copenhagen

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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Kids Get the VIP Treatment at San Diego’s Rancho Bernardo Inn

That quintessential family destination, San Diego, has no shortage of hotels or resorts — but Rancho Bernardo Inn stands out for its seasonal family packages and proximity to North County attractions, including Legoland and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The mountain town of Julian, known for its apple picking and pies, is also just…

The main outdoor pool at Tamaya features a 3-story water slide.

New Mexico Culture and Resort Relaxation Combine at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa

Families who want interesting, relevant and fun cultural experiences on a family trip often think that means forgoing the relaxing amenities of a more traditional resort-style vacation. At Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, guests get a great mix of both with a breathtaking New Mexico landscape as their backdrop. Family-Friendly Review of Hyatt Regency…

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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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Hotel Beacon: An Affordable Gem (with Kitchens!) on New York’s Upper West Side

Hotel Beacon has been a CB! Hotel Collection favorite for years — readers rave about this kid-friendly standby in Manhattan’s Upper West Side neighborhood. I had the chance to experience it firsthand on a recent New York City trip with my 10-year-old son, and quickly discovered the reason for the love. The Beacon checks all the “just right” boxes, from size to comfort to price…

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Win a 2-Night Preferred Hotels & Resorts Stay with #FamilyTravelTruth Campaign

Family travel is never quite as scrubbed and shiny as it looks in artfully edited social media feeds, but that’s just part of the joy. Whether they’re serendipitous discoveries, sweet surprises or plain old bloopers like getting hopelessly lost, there’s a lot to be said for keeping it real … the unscripted and unexpected moments are what make exploring the world with kids…

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An All-Inclusive Tropical Oasis in Small-Town Florida

When families head to Florida, it’s usually to hit the mega-theme parks, explore Miami’s glamorous South Beach or perhaps even swim with the dolphins in the captivating Florida Keys. Most don’t have the small town of Port St. Lucie on their radar, but they should! Located on Florida’s Atlantic coast about two hours southeast of Orlando…

Sunset at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay: A Peaceful Seaside Retreat Just an Hour from San Francisco

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is an elegant yet beach-casual resort on the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean, an hour from San Francisco. Bordered by a walking path with ocean views and the green rolling hills of a golf course, it’s a destination hotel that feels worlds away from busy schedules yet is packed with…

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Paws Up: An Extraordinary Venue Where Independent and Extended Families Connect

Does The Resort at Paws Up sound familiar? Conceived, owned and operated by the Lipson family, this luxury guest ranch in Montana is a truly extraordinary venue for independent and extended families alike to connect and have fun together.  Paws Up pioneered the brilliant term and product “glamping” — tented camping with glamorous creature comforts — and over…

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Simple Pleasures Abound at California’s Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa

After a quick two-hour drive east from our home in Los Angeles, my family and I found ourselves in the serenity of the mountains at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa. We could feel our shoulders drop as the car climbed 5,000 feet above sea level to the tiny mountain town, which sits within the San Bernardino…